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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…

Something Sweet and Luxe at The Langham Chicago

The Langham in Chicago is known for its signature afternoon tea on Wedgewood china, which debuted at its sister hotel The Langham, London in 1865. Now, it may also become known for its sweeter, luxury…

Hot Coffee Trend: Nitro Cold Brew

At Skimbaco, when we experience something we love then we like to share it. We thought it was fitting since Satu wrapped up the Ride Wild 2014 through Ireland this month that we toast her…

Southern Food: Savor the South Weekend in N.C.

Peaches, biscuits, bourbon, sweet potatoes, okra, buttermilk, tomatoes, pecans, pickles, preserves, and good ole’ Southern holidays. These are the foods that define the South. As a Southern girl, I’m really partial to biscuits, tomatoes, and…

Family Getaway Idea: Williamsburg, Virginia

The great thing about traveling to the South in the fall  is that temperatures remain warm during the day well into November. The perfect spot for families to explore the fall season is Williamsburg, Virginia. It’s…

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…

The Carolina Beaches of Yesteryear

Beach Boardwalk

This post also available in our e-magazine Issue 3, page 30. There is just something about North Carolina beaches that evokes a feeling of tradition. Their beauty remains timeless. Sure, modern development has encroached on…

Top Three Family Beach Spots Near San Francisco along the Famous Coastal Highway 1

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

This post is also available on our digital magazine Issue 3, on page 35. My three Northern California hot-spots for family beach time are all located along the gorgeous Pacific Coast Highway 1, which runs from…

Our Summer Issue is here! Theme: Coastal Family Summer

Excellent Summer Read: Skimbaco Lifestyle Coastal Family Summer magazine issue

If the above widget doesn’t work, read the magazine here. Coastal Family Summer The latest Skimbaco Lifestyle e-magazine issue is here! Do you remember the summer fun you experienced when you were a child? Eating…

Travel Insight: All-Inclusive Resorts are a Smart Choice for Summer Caribbean Vacations

Skimbaco_Elite Island_GalleyBay

My husband is a budgeter, and after more than 10 years of marriage, I’ve learned that he gets a little grumpy on day five of a vacation when he’s pulling out his credit card to…