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Slovenia’s Ljubljana – Top Tips for Family Travellers

Follow I recently returned from a weekend in Ljubljana with my three kids and I was wondering prior to the trip if it was a bit too crazy to do a city-break at sub-zero weather in winter with the…

Culinary Postcard: Make Crêpes like in Paris

Follow Crêpes like in Paris Crêpes are the comfort food of my childhood, and the childhood of my children. They are tasty thin pancakes, that are much less sweet than what pancakes typically are. The…

New Online Community to Highlight North Carolina

Follow As a founding member of #IGTRAVELThursday, I consider myself an old-timer. I’ve been part of Katja’s Skimbaco team since the summer of 2012. I remember tossing around the idea of #IGTRAVELThursday in our team meetings for months.…

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

Follow 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…

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

Follow 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…

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

Follow 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…

Mappin Monday: Asia Travel Favorites from Pinterest

Mappin Monday - travel bloger project on Pinterest by @thetraveltester and @skimbaco

Follow Mappin Monday – new feature on Skimbaco Lifestyle We have a new feature at Skimbaco Lifestyle – once a month I will be featuring some of my favorite travel blog posts, or more specifically,…

Argan Oil in a Nut Shell – How the Moroccan Gold is Made and Why It’s So Important for Women

Argan oil in a nut shell - Moroccan gold women love

Follow “Guess how old I am?” Said the sales lady at the souk in Marrakesh in Morocco as I was holding two bottles of agran oil in my hands, and trying to decide if I…

Just In: What Women Want in 2015

Trends what women want in 2015

Follow January is definitely the time for goal setting, reflecting on the past year, and planning how you want to incorporate some changes into your daily lifestyle. At Skimbaco, we are all about living life…

Exotic Chic Home Decorating Inspiration from Sri Lanka

Exotic chic decorating style from Sri Lanka

Follow 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…

Travel Insight: Cruise Trends for 2015

Cruise trends for 2015

Follow “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…

Paris Flea Market Style as Home Decorating Inspiration

Paris flea market style home decorating inspiration via @skimbaco

Follow 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…

2015 Bucket List Destination: Puerto Rico

2015 bucket list destination: Puerto Rico

Follow 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…

Experiencing Luxury Shopping and Fashion in Paris

Luxury shopping tips in Paris

Follow 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…

Top 15 Skimbaco Lifestyle Posts of 2014

Most popular blog posts of 2014 @skimbaco

Follow 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…

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

Christmas in New York City

Follow 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…