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Haunted Jekyll Island, Georgia

It’s not that I seek out haunted hotels in my travels. Far from it. I’m actually a scaredy cat when it comes to anything haunted, but I like hotels rich in history and character. When…

Relaxing in the Quintessentially English Landscape Gardens

Welcome to the quintessentially English landscape garden! You probably already know what the essence of the English garden is – unlike the formal and symmetrical French garden, the English ones are more natural. I always…

Walk Through the Latin Quarters of Paris

I’ve been asked about the walks I’ve done in Paris, and here’s  my latest one – exploring around Rive Gauche – the Left Bank, and more specifically around Latin Quarters – as the hotel where…

My Finland in 20 Instagram Pictures

It’s Instagram Travel Thursday again – and now with a new format. Starting this month, we will be hosting Instagram Travel Thursday link collection only once a month, and a new collection linky will be…

Combination travel: Train from London to Paris, then Cruising French Country Side

I have written before about combination travel – combining different destinations on the same trip – and often also combining different transportation methods, either as means of getting from one place to another, or as…

Roccafiore: Winelover’s Destination in Umbria Italy

Located in the heart of the Umbria region of Italy, Roccafiore offers a unique experience with nature ranging from its winery to its spa and halls filled with art. The Roccafiore project was founded by…

Ireland and Wild Atlantic Way through Photographer’s Eyes

Brian Cooney Photography

It has been fascinating to follow someone I once knew first through the kayaking and outdoor scene in Ireland, moving on to the world of photography and starting to create images of the places I…

Luxury Check-in: Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, N.C.

Fearrington aerial

If you are looking to slow down, eat some of the best food in America, and sleep in luxury then we’ve found the perfect place for you. It can be found in Pittsboro, N.C. in…

Halfway there – Satu has already biked half of the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland! (watch the video)

wild atlantic way

Skimbaco Lifestyle is the main media partner for Ride Wild 2014, as what could better encapsulate this whole adventure than Skimbaco’s motto “Live life to the fullest”! Have you been following Satu’s #RideWild2014, the 2500-kilometer…

Grab a Table at Dan’l Boone Inn in Boone, N.C.

Strawberry Shortcake at Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant in Boone, NC

When we find a culinary gem, we love to tell you about it. If you ever visit, Boone, N.C., which is located in the Blue Ridge mountains, you may want to dine at the Dan’l…

Two moms, 1500 miles of Ireland’s coast – #RideWild2014 bike tour is now on!

Biking the Wild Atlantic Way 2500km of Ireland's coast is now ON!

Jumping out of joy, four days of biking along the Wild Atlantic Way behind and legs are still working! Exciting day ahead with high cliffs and spectacular views to come… “ greets Skimbaco Team member…

6 Amazing Travelers to Follow on Instagram (that you might never have heard of before)

6 amazing INSTAGRAM travel accounts you have never heard of before

I always say, shared joy is a doubled joy. Maybe that’s why I like Instagram so much, I love following the small moments people enjoy and share of their everyday life, and I love seeing…

Family Travel: Crown Reef Resort in Myrtle Beach Opens Brand New Water Park

Crown Reef Resort waterpark

With an International airport and 29 nonstop airline markets on its daily schedule, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, welcomes families from all over the world to its Grand Strand. There are 100 golf courses, Broadway-style entertainment,…

Photo essay of visiting back home to Turku archipelago in Finland

Summer in Turku archipelago in 30 photos

Going back home… our trip back where I am from in 30+ photos I am doing something different this Instagram Travel Thursday. The past 3 weeks I have been posting photos from our trip to…

Start of an Adventure: Biking 2500 kilometers of Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland

Bike touring in Ireland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

It was just an idea, put to me by a friend, and I tried to brush it off. It would take too long, be too strenuous, probably cost too much and I wouldn’t be up…

Best of Coastal Summer in North Carolina in Instagram Pictures

Topsail Sunset

We hope you have enjoyed the summer issue of the Skimbaco Lifestyle Magazine. Here, at Skimbaco, we believe in living life to the fullest. To us, that means spending time with our families. We’ve slowed…