SKIMBACO TRAVEL

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

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…

Hotel Review: History Comes Alive in Antiq Palace Hotel & Spa in Ljubljana

Ljubljana comes with an interesting history starting from early Roman influence to Italian and Austrian ones, and that is reflected in the town’s building style with Baroque Venetian style being very dominant. Amazingly, one of these middle…

Find My Exotic Bali Travel Tips Now on Findery (and Huffington Post)

I admit, I am one of those women who read Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love” and wanted to go to Bali to find myself, do some yoga, bicycle in between the rice fields, and flirt…

Sometimes on Your Travels You Reach the Mountain Top

My Skimbaco moment in the mountains of Italy Guest post by Carolyn Cruze The air is misty and cool. It is the kind of fresh that you can only get when you’re over 4,000 feet…

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

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,…

Civet Coffee Tasting & Visiting Teba Sari Farm in Bali

Teba Sari Farm Experience in Bali I have been contemplating whether to post about our visit to the Teba Sari agrotourism farm in Bali, where we learned about Indonesian and Balinese farming and fruits, and…

Exotic Chic Home Decorating Inspiration from Sri Lanka

Exotic chic decorating style from Sri Lanka

Did you see my post Sri Lanka in Instagram photos? The country is feast for eyes, whether it comes to nature, architecture, historic sites or design. I believe that you should always travel everywhere and…

Travel Insight: Cruise Trends for 2015

Cruise trends for 2015

“Ooh wee, ooh wee baby. Won’t you let me take you on a Sea cruise” It seems that more and more families are taking to the high seas for a vacation. I have even thought…

Paris Flea Market Style as Home Decorating Inspiration

Paris flea market style home decorating inspiration via @skimbaco

The Skimbaco Philosophy on Saving & Splurging I am a big believer that you can live life to the fullest on any budget. I love to splurge on things, but I equally love saving money…

2015 Bucket List Destination: Puerto Rico

2015 bucket list destination: Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico – my 2015 bucket list destination Happy New Year 2015! On this Instagram Travel Thursday I would like to think of some of the dream destinations for the new year. Did you travel…

Experiencing Luxury Shopping and Fashion in Paris

Luxury shopping tips in Paris

Everyone on the Skimbaco team loves Paris without a doubt from Katja’s love of Christmas Markets to Reeta’s enjoyment of site seeing and walking tours. I love Paris as it acts as an artistic hub…

Top 15 Skimbaco Lifestyle Posts of 2014

Most popular blog posts of 2014 @skimbaco

Happy New Year! Thank you so much for being a Skimbaco Lifestyle reader this year. We have loved sharing our stories, lives, ideas and tips with you this year. A lot of big things happened…

Christmas in New York City: the Holiday Markets, Best Show & Window Shopping

Christmas in New York City

Christmas around the world What an amazing ending for our year: we got to spend the Holiday season first in Paris, and from there we flew to New York City, right on time for the…

Holidays: A Southern Christmas in Savannah, Georgia

Beautifully decorated home s during the holidays in Savannah, Ga

  As we reflect on our travels in 2014 on Skimbaco Lifestyle, Savannah Georgia was a highlight for me this year. It has charm, history, great food, and beautiful architecture. Savannah is one of those…

Food Adventure at the Christmas Market in Paris (and what not to do!)

Christmas time in Paris

“We will always have Paris.” The famous movie line from the movie Casablanca. The line I have been thinking a lot the past week. I can’t believe I was in Paris just a few weeks…

Holiday Must-See: A Very Green Christmas Tree at Ritz-Carlton Charlotte

Ritz Green Christmas

The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte is one of the U.S’s top green hotels. This holiday, the hotel paid tribute to its green roots by creating the very first-environmentally friendly Christmas tree in Charlotte, N.C. This tree, located…