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Alabama: Top 5 Road Trip Highlights

We are always up for a new destination, especially when we can find a state-side road trip with great views and award-winning food! If you are heading to Alabama for some Southern hospitality, you can use…

Travel Insight: Is Travel a Privilege or a Choice?

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of U.S. Cellular. The opinions and text are all mine. Traveling as a lifestyle At Skimbaco, we have made some lifestyle choices where travel is…

Spend a day like the Royals: Visit the Drottningholm Palace in Sweden

Drottningholm Palace The Drottningholm Palace is about a twenty-minute-drive from downtown Stockholm, and makes a perfect day trip from the city. To make it an unique experience, you can also take a boat from downtown…

Take a Boat to this Modern Art Museum in Stockholm’s Archipelago

Take a trip to Stockholm’s Artipelag It is not often you visit an European capital and one of it’s most interesting modern art museum’s requires a road trip or a boat cruise and a hike…

Authentic Swedish Smörgåsbord on a Brunch Cruise in Stockholm’s Archipelago with S/S Stockholm

Cruise the Stockholm Archipelago I am currently working on my “Road Trip through Nordic Countries” notemap on Findery, and you can read also my post “Road trip tips for Denmark and Southern Sweden” on Huffington…

Travel like Hemingway, Fitzgerald and Kennedy: Experience the French Riviera at Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc

Ultimate Luxury in Cap d’Antibes It is no secret that the south of France is one of my favorite destinations in the world. I simply love the beach environment mixed with the slow-paced European lifestyle and…

Instagramming Summer with Skimbaco Friends

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Our First Summer Back in the USA How are you enjoying this summer? Here is what we have been up to. Our team has been busy living life to the fullest, and we have so…

Cocktails & Dreams: Caribbean Dream on St. Croix

Cocktails & Dreams: to travel to St Croix to drink rum!

Dreaming of St. Croix Today I am dreaming of a tropical vacation to St. Croix, and sipping a Caribbean Dream cocktail made with local Cruzan Rum right by the beach at the Renaissance St. Croix…

Get the Outer Banks Lux Coastal Style

Sanderling Coastal Luxury for Home

Stylish Beach Luxury Luxury doesn’t have to be grand and opulent. Luxury is sometimes best when its understated. Simple. You are not going to find a lot of glitz and glam in North Carolina’s Outer…

Discovering Irish Design

Discovering Irish Design

The Year of Irish Design What imagery does your mind conjure up when asked to describe Ireland? Bucolic scenes of deep emerald dotted with fleecy poufs of sheep wandering the countryside? This seems to be…

Master & Dynamic Headphones: Style meets Superior Sound

master & dynamic mh30 headphones

I would not claim to be an audiophile, but I do have an ear that can discern between quality sound and mediocre sound. For me, music is a very important element of travel- It entertains…

Culinary Postcard: Leigh’s Shrimp and Feta Pasta Salad from Topsail Island

Grover's  Feta and Shrimp Pasta Salad

Topsail Island Summer Vacations For nine years, I’ve vacationed with my husband’s family on Topsail Island, North Carolina.  This simple island calls for lazy beach days, Gin & Tonic drinks on the porch, and home-cooked…

Recipes from Travels: Capa Gin&Tonic

Refreshing Gin and Tonic from Four Seasons Orlando

Our goal for Skimbaco Lifestyle this summer is to bring an element of our travels into your home. We can dream a little about places to go.  Last month, Katja shared a Strawberry Chrysanthemum Elixir from…

Montreal in 10 Pictures (and why Québec is in my travel wish list for this summer)

take me to Montreal this summer!

Oh Canada, I wish I was coming for you this summer I am pretty excited to be back living in upstate New York again… because Canada is so close by! I recently wrote at Huffington…

Father & Son Bonding Time Can Be This Simple

Father and son bonding time: walk outdoors.

This post is brought to you by Stanley thermos bottles – they make a great Father’s Day gift! You don’t have to go far to travel Traveling is one of our family’s hobbies, and well,…

Living life to the fullest on Instagram

Living life to the fullest with #skimbaco community on Instagram

Where did my travel photos go? I have been very fortunate. During the past couple of years I traveled to over 20 countries, and loved sharing my photos from around the world on Instagram. However,…