LUXURY TRAVEL

Spend a day like the Royals: Visit the Drottningholm Palace in Sweden

Drottningholm Palace The Drottningholm Palace is about a twenty-minute-drive from downtown Stockholm, and makes a perfect day trip from the city. To make it an unique experience, you can also take a boat from downtown…

Travel like Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Kennedy: Experience the French Riviera at Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc

Ultimate Luxury in Cap d’Antibes It is no secret that the south of France is one of my favorite destinations in the world. I simply love the beach environment mixed with the slow-paced European lifestyle and…

Cocktails & Dreams: Sparkling Lavender Lemonade at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City

Can’t wait to visit Washington D.C. I’ll be checking into the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia later this month as my family visits Washington D.C. for the first time. We’ll be in Arlington on…

Nomadic Newlyweds’ Top 10 Skimbaco Moments

Welcoming our new team members, Brooke and Wilhelm Genn of Nomadic Newlyweds. Learn more about Nomadic Newlyweds here in this mini interview! We are so excited to have Brooke and Wilhelm as part of our…

Get the Outer Banks Lux Coastal Style

Stylish Beach Luxury Luxury doesn’t have to be grand and opulent. Luxury is sometimes best when its understated. Simple. You are not going to find a lot of glitz and glam in North Carolina’s Outer…

Recipes from Travels: Capa Gin&Tonic

Our goal for Skimbaco Lifestyle this summer is to bring an element of our travels into your home. We can dream a little about places to go.  Last month, Katja shared a Strawberry Chrysanthemum Elixir from…

Spend a day like the Royals: Visit the Drottningholm Palace in Sweden

Drottningholm Palace - the luxurious residence of the King of Sweden

Drottningholm Palace The Drottningholm Palace is about a twenty-minute-drive from downtown Stockholm, and makes a perfect day trip from the city. To make it an unique experience, you can also take a boat from downtown…

Travel like Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Kennedy: Experience the French Riviera at Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc

cap eden roc

Ultimate Luxury in Cap d’Antibes It is no secret that the south of France is one of my favorite destinations in the world. I simply love the beach environment mixed with the slow-paced European lifestyle and…

Cocktails & Dreams: Sparkling Lavender Lemonade at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City

Arlington Ritz Lemonade

Can’t wait to visit Washington D.C. I’ll be checking into the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Virginia later this month as my family visits Washington D.C. for the first time. We’ll be in Arlington on…

Nomadic Newlyweds’ Top 10 Skimbaco Moments

Romantic Travel Montenegro

Welcoming our new team members, Brooke and Wilhelm Genn of Nomadic Newlyweds. Learn more about Nomadic Newlyweds here in this mini interview! We are so excited to have Brooke and Wilhelm as part of our…

Get the Outer Banks Lux Coastal Style

Sanderling Coastal Luxury for Home

Stylish Beach Luxury Luxury doesn’t have to be grand and opulent. Luxury is sometimes best when its understated. Simple. You are not going to find a lot of glitz and glam in North Carolina’s Outer…

Recipes from Travels: Capa Gin&Tonic

Refreshing Gin and Tonic from Four Seasons Orlando

Our goal for Skimbaco Lifestyle this summer is to bring an element of our travels into your home. We can dream a little about places to go.  Last month, Katja shared a Strawberry Chrysanthemum Elixir from…

5 Things You Must Experience on NC’s Crystal Coast

waterfront town, boating

Time to visit North Carolina North Carolina’s Carteret County encompasses 85 miles of coastline from Emerald Isle to Harker’s Island. This area is often referred to as  North Carolina’s southern outer banks by those who live outside of…

The AWAY Spa at The W in Bali Treats us with a DIY Body Scrub Recipe Specially for Men

luxury spa inspired body scrub for men

After a long winter, entering the spring season relaxed and refreshed is a great feeling. W Hotels offers luxury spa treatments at their “AWAY” spa at resorts around the world, some geared specifically towards men…

Whiskey Cocktail Recipe for a Crowd: It’s no Longer Just a Man’s Drink

Whiskey cocktails on the rise

We’ve come a long way, baby!  Gone are the “Mad Men” days of whiskey being a just a man’s drink, straight on the rocks. Whiskey sales are on the rise, and women are contributing to…

Travel Insight: Luxury Hotels taking on role as “Cupid” for singles

Bar Cocoa and the Punch Room in Charlotte, N.C at Ritz-Carlton

Last month on  Skimbaco Lifestyle, we gave you the scoop on What Women Want in 2015.  The list was interesting, and even though the topic of romance did not make the top of the list,…