FAMILY TRAVEL

Holidays: A Southern Christmas in Savannah, Georgia

Follow   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…

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

Follow “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…

Top Exotic, Cultural, Culinary and Adventure Destinations for 2015

Follow Subscribe to Skimbaco Lifestyle I have officially moved back to the United States after living in Sweden for three years, and after traveling more in Europe. Expedia Viewfinder asked some of my favorite travel…

Family Travel Idea: Get Lost with Paddington in London

Follow At Skimbaco, we love to find holiday gift ideas that enable you to explore the world. On January 16, 2015, the movie Paddington will be released in the U.S.  It is sure to be…

Little Girl’s Holiday Dream: the Gift of the American Girl Travel Experience

Follow Yes, Santa!  A doll under the tree is special, but here’s a gift idea that really brings that doll to life in a big way.  Why not travel to a city for a weekend…

Hotel Review: St. Regis Bali – The Ultimate Exotic Luxury Beach Resort

Follow Disclosure: my trip to Bali was sponsored by Starwood Preferred Guest. My opinions are my own. Words fail me describing the St. Regis Bali Resort, it is simply outstanding in every way. Let me…

Holidays: A Southern Christmas in Savannah, Georgia

Beautifully decorated home s during the holidays in Savannah, Ga

Follow   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…

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

Christmas time in Paris

Follow “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…

Top Exotic, Cultural, Culinary and Adventure Destinations for 2015

World awaist you, what are you waiting for? 15+ top cultural, adventure, exotic and culinary destinations to travel to in 2015 from the editor of @skimbaco

Follow Subscribe to Skimbaco Lifestyle I have officially moved back to the United States after living in Sweden for three years, and after traveling more in Europe. Expedia Viewfinder asked some of my favorite travel…

Family Travel Idea: Get Lost with Paddington in London

London Draycott Hotel area

Follow At Skimbaco, we love to find holiday gift ideas that enable you to explore the world. On January 16, 2015, the movie Paddington will be released in the U.S.  It is sure to be…

Little Girl’s Holiday Dream: the Gift of the American Girl Travel Experience

Touches of PInk at the Reniassance Charlotte South Park Hotel in Charlotte, N.C.

Follow Yes, Santa!  A doll under the tree is special, but here’s a gift idea that really brings that doll to life in a big way.  Why not travel to a city for a weekend…

Hotel Review: St. Regis Bali – The Ultimate Exotic Luxury Beach Resort

the ultimate tropical vacation destination: St. Regis Bali

Follow Disclosure: my trip to Bali was sponsored by Starwood Preferred Guest. My opinions are my own. Words fail me describing the St. Regis Bali Resort, it is simply outstanding in every way. Let me…

Travel Insight: Tourist Cycling Gains Popularity as Luxury Hotel Amenity

Travel Insight: Tourist Cycling Gains Popularity as Luxury Hotel Amenity

Follow   Sometimes the best way to explore an area is to pedal your way through town on a leisurely bike ride.  Our own Satu spent late summer biking through Ireland. Ok. She’s more like a…

Hotel Nettuno: How a Family Operated Hotel Impressed in Italy

hotel review of Hotel Nettuno in Italy

Follow You all know that I’m the odd one on our Skimbaco team because I probably spend more time picking out a hotel for a trip than I do picking out a destination. Where I…

Tove Jansson’s 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki

Tove Jansson's Moomin Exhibition at Arabia Factory and the anniversary of Tove Jansson

Follow We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of…

Haunted Jekyll Island, Georgia

ghosts sightings at Jekyll Island Club Hotel,

Follow 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.…