SKIMBACO TRAVEL

Follow my Trip to Bali as I Discover the SPG Member Favorite Hotels & Resorts

My Dream Destination: Bali Our expat living time here in Sweden is coming close to the end. Ever since I went to Bali last year I told my husband I would only move back to…

For Men: Packing for a Fall Trip to Paris

Fresh Croissants, Vespas, cafés, crepes- quintessentially Parisian. For me, all these things and the many other marvels of Paris are just around the corner. The only thing standing before me is packing, often a daunting…

Must do for Finnish Design Lovers: Visit Arabia Factory in Helsinki

Artists are the rocks stars of Finland I recently visited Arabia factory in Helsinki. More about the factory, it’s history, amazing historical findings done from the factory attic, the showroom and why Arabia is the…

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…

Hot Coffee Trend: Nitro Cold Brew

Nitro Cold Brew in Raleigh

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.

Savor-the-South Event in Greensboro

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

Skimbaco_Jamestown Feature

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

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,…