Outdoors & Adventures

Camel Trekking in Western Australia

September 7, 2015
Incredible Western Australia! What to see and do in Australia.

Good morning from Australia! :) I started my third day in Western Australia on a secluded beach with a fluffy stack of blueberry pancakes. We had a big day ahead of us! If you missed my first post from Australia, be sure to check it out here. After breakfast we hopped in a four-wheel drive jeep […]

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Exploring the Outback of Western Australia

August 31, 2015
Vacation Goals ~ Explore the Outback of Western Australia. Here's everything you need to know about a holiday to Australia!

Greetings from Australia!! :) I just returned home from 4 weeks in the Southern Hemisphere. This summer I spent 2 weeks in Australia and 2 weeks in Bali. Kevin spent the first week in Sydney with me, and then I had a couple girlfriends meet me in Bali for a fun girls spa getaway. But […]

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Biking through the French Countryside (Part 2)

July 13, 2015
Summer Bucket List!! Biking through the French Countryside. (Click for travel tips and itineraries)

A few weeks ago Kevin and I spent a week biking through the warm and sunny south of France. I shared part one of our trip last week. Be sure to check it out for more photos of the breathtaking French countryside! :) On our third day biking through picturesque villages and sprawling wheat fields, […]

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Summertime Biking Around the South of France

July 9, 2015
Summertime biking around the south of France... (Click for travel tips and itineraries)

Last month Kevin and I had the opportunity to spend a week biking around the south of France with Discover France, an award-winning tour operator specializing in self-guided bicycle tours to France for over 20 years. From June 22-26 we biked around the Midi-Pyrénées, where some of the most beautiful villages in all of France are located. […]

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Things to Do in San Francisco

June 17, 2015
Best Things to do in San Francisco, including biking the Golden Gate Bridge and hiking the redwood forest at Muir Woods. Pin this if you are going to San Francisco!!

Kevin and I went nonstop in San Francisco! On average we walked about 11 miles every single day. One day, in addition to our 11 miles walking, we also biked 8 miles over the Golden Gate Bridge. On Monday I shared our favorite sights in San Francisco, as well as tips for getting around. Today I’ll be […]

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Swedish Countryside

September 10, 2014
A walk through the Swedish countryside in Spiken, Sweden. #travel #sweden #photography www.kevinandamanda.com

After a night at Läckö Castle, we spent the next morning exploring the breathtaking scenery surrounding our little hidden-away hotel. It was a gorgeous sunny day with perfect, 70-degree weather. We could not get over how fabulous the cool breeze and warm sun felt on our faces!! We decided to take a walk through the beautiful Swedish countryside to the nearby port of Spiken, […]

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Fairy Pools of Scotland

April 24, 2014
Fairy Pools of Scotland. Tips for Traveling to Scotland! What to Do, See, & Eat. www.kevinandamanda.com

Scotland Day 3 — Skye to Oban One of the things I was most looking forward to seeing on the Isle of Skye were the famed Fairy Pools of Scotland. So after breakfast on our first morning in Skye, we made our way to the mystical, spooky trail that would lead us to the Fairy […]

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Exploring the Caverns at Limrock Blowing Cave

August 8, 2013

When Kevin and I were at school in Auburn, we had two awesome friends, Melanie and Walker. In fact, Melanie plays a big role in how Kevin and I got together. She’d drag me to Auburn baseball games (in which I had no interest in anything other than the hot dogs) and somehow we’d always […]

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Skiing at Deer Valley

February 27, 2013

Photo via Josh We were so fortunate to have such beautiful ski weather at Deer Valley. We were expecting it to snow, but each day when we woke up the sky was vibrant and deep cerulean blue, the sun was deliciously toasty and warm, and the temperatures were luscious at a high of 35 degrees. […]

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Walls of Jericho, Alabama

July 3, 2012

A few weeks ago Kevin and I took Miley and Howie for a hike at the Walls of Jericho trail near our house. They absolutely love to go hiking and run around on the trails! It’s so fun to watch how much they enjoy it. And we love it too. Ever year for our anniversary […]

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Peaceful Afternoon

April 27, 2010

I am loving Kevin’s new work schedule… …every other Friday off! Last week we took full advantage and headed down to the Flint River for a relaxing 8 mile float. This was Kevin & Miley’s first kayaking trip… I think Miley enjoyed soaking up the fresh air & sunshine… while everyone else paddled around her! […]

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Kayaking, Part 2

April 20, 2010

We had so much fun kayaking, we decided to go again the next day! This time we brought the dogs along for the fun. :) We paddled the Flint River, which is conveniently located right by our house… Oh, Howie! No matter where we go, you always find the mud puddles. While we were setting […]

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Afternoon at the Lake, Part 1

April 19, 2010

Last week I spent a gorgeous afternoon at the lake with some friends. We had a grand time on the water with our feet kicked back, sunbathing, and catching up… And kayaking! :) Besides our honeymoon, I hadn’t been kayaking since my days at summer camp! We packed a picnic lunch and spent the afternoon […]

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