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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…

Ireland and Wild Atlantic Way through Photographer’s Eyes

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.

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)

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.

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…

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…

The Pain of Wanderlust Living

The pain of wanderlust living

The absolutely worst part of expat living and overseas assignments is the inevitable end date. December 31st looks like a black hole pulling us closer and closer to the opening of the empty nothingness. It…

These Instagram Photos will Make you Want to Go to Scandinavia

Best Instagram photos from Scandinavia

Our team has traveled to around 60 countries, and guess where most of us are spending, or returning to this summer? Home. While we have some exciting travels ahead and new places to visit as…

I’m Ready to Seas the Day This Summer

Seas the day

I am working long days, long hours, stretching the time and myself at this moment, and I am ready for a vacation of being busy of doing nothing at all (sorry, I don’t even like…

April Showers bring May Flowers: Blooms we Love

April showers bring May flowers

We’re about to debut our summer issue of our magazine, but before we make way for summer fun and coastal lifestyles, we wanted to take a few moments to share with you some beautiful blooms…