Where to Eat!

Carnival Sunshine ~ The Foodie Cruise in the Caribbean!

January 28, 2016
Review of the ship, ports, excursions, food, and restaurants aboard the Carnival Sunshine Caribbean Cruise.

Last fall I had the opportunity to go on an 8-day Caribbean cruise on the Carnival Sunshine. The ship was fun and super family-friendly, the ports we stopped at were gorgeous, and the food was amazing! Most cruises are better known for their quantity of food rather than quality, which is why I was super surprised to […]

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Birthday Weekend in NYC

January 18, 2016
10 Fun Things You HAVE to Eat in NYC!!!

This year for my birthday three of my most favorite friends met me for an unforgettable weekend in New York City. I had so much fun spending this special birthday in such a fun place with such amazing friends! We spent the weekend running all over the city hunting for the best, craziest, most decadent food NYC […]

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Chicago Fun!

January 8, 2016
Best Things to Eat, See, & Do in Chicago! Tips & Tricks for the perfect Girls Weekend Getaway.

Back in November I met up with three of my favorite foodie friends for a fun girl’s weekend in Chicago. This was the weekend of the big BlogHer Food conference, where once a year tons of food bloggers gather together to meet, network, and learn from one another. I’ve been attending for the past 5 […]

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Christmas at the Beach

January 4, 2016
Pet-friendly dog beach and condo rentals on the Florida Panhandle! Pristine white-sand beaches with crystal-clear turquoise water. Perfect for the whole family!

This year Kevin and I spent Christmas at the beach in Cape San Blas, Florida. Cape San Blas is quickly becoming one of our favorite hidden vacation spots. We spent an amazing week there a few summers ago, and when we were deciding where to spend Christmas this year, Cape San Blas was at the top […]

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The BEST Thing I Ate in Paris!!

December 28, 2015
Where to Eat in Paris, France -- Where to find the BEST food in Paris -- the best restaurants, cafes, and bakery suggestions for every meal of the day!

This last time I was in Paris I had some of the BEST food of my entire life. Seriously, every meal went straight to the top of my Best Thing I Ever Ate list. Usually on these trips I’m lucky to come away with one meal that leaves me raving and unable to stop thinking […]

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East Bali Cuisine

November 5, 2015
Indonesian Cuisine ~ Where to find the best food in Bali!

Last month someone asked me what was the strangest thing I’ve ever eaten in all my travels. Without a doubt it was something I had in Bali! When Barbara and I were in East Bali, we had some unique and exotic dining experiences. One of my favorites was at a strawberry farm in Bedugul. This mountainous […]

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Where to Eat in Bali!

October 29, 2015
Amazing food in Bali! Where to find the best food in Bali.

Back in August, I got to spend 2  amazing weeks in Bali with some friends. We stayed in several different areas all over the island. One of our favorite places was Jimbaran Bay, near Denpasar (very close to the airport). Last week I shared our favorite things we did in this area, and also the […]

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This Is What Australian Food Looks Like {Perth}

September 21, 2015
Perth has AMAZING food!! This is what Australian food looks like!

After an amazing week exploring the secluded beaches and undisturbed outback of Western Australia, I had a few days to spend in the lively, bustling city of Perth, Australia’s sunniest capital. Perth is a happening city — home to beautiful beaches, lush, green parks, culture and nightlife, trendy boutiques and restaurants galore. I really had […]

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Four Seasons Las Vegas Girls Weekend

September 15, 2015
Girls Weekend Getaway in VEGAS at the Four Seasons Hotel!

Hi friends! I’m interrupting the Australia posts super quick today to share my recent trip to Las Vegas with you. I’ll be back next week with more from Australia! Top Row: Lauren, Shawn, Shelly and ME.  Bottom Row: Kristan, Angie, Stephanie and Jenny. I am so grateful to have a great group of girlfriends from all […]

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Exploring the French Riviera

July 27, 2015
Ultimate French Riviera Travel Guide. Where to eat, where to stay, day trips from Nice.

After two fun-filled days in Monte Carlo, Sommer and I got up bright and early to make our way to the next stop on our French Riviera tour. We took a half-day tour with Friend in France. They picked us up at our hotel in Monte Carlo, and dropped us off at our hotel in Nice. […]

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Monte Carlo, Part 2

July 20, 2015
Best Things to See & Do in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

In the short time Sommer and I were in Monte Carlo, we absolutely fell in love. Monte Carlo is the perfect mix of the excitement of city life with quiet old town charm. There’s stunning views hidden in narrow, cobblestone shopping streets, gorgeous beaches, fabulous food, gardens, spas, larger-than-life hotels, and everything in the air just seems magical. […]

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Monte Carlo Night!

July 16, 2015
Best things to do in Monte Carlo, Monaco!

After Kevin and I spent a week biking through the French countryside, my sweet friend Sommer met me in France for a fun girls week on the French Riviera! I hopped on a quick flight from southern France to the Nice Côte d’Azur airport to meet her there. I seriously could not get over the […]

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Where to Eat in San Francisco

June 19, 2015
Where to EAT in San Francisco!! A list of all the BEST places to eat in San Francisco for every meal of the day. Brunch spots, can't-miss dinners, unique lunches, and decadent sweets for an afternoon pick-me-up. Pin this if you are going to San Francisco!!

This is the post from San Francisco I know you guys have been waiting for! Earlier this week I shared our favorite sights and our favorite things to do in San Francisco, and today I’m sharing all of our favorite places to eat!! I’m covering breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and OF COURSE dessert!! ;) If […]

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Jerusalem

May 22, 2015
Click here for the must-see Most Holy Places in Jerusalem, including The Sea of Galilee, the Via Dolorosa, Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Tips for Traveling to Israel + Where to Eat and Where to Stay in Jerusalem.

On Sunday morning I stood at the Sea of Galilee, with my toes in the water and my face in the early morning sun. I washed my hands and face in the sea where Jesus walked on water and calmed the storm. Our last two days in Israel were spent near the Sea of Galilee […]

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New York for Christmas

January 8, 2015
Plan the Ultimate Weekend in NYC at Christmas. A checklist to help you see and do everything in NYC in one weekend for the perfect NYC Christmas experience.

For Kevin’s mom’s 60th birthday, we surprised her with a trip to New York at Christmas. She’d never been to New York before, and it has always been her dream to go at Christmas! For her birthday, Kevin gave her one of his famous travel brochures. :) Since she had never been before, we had […]

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Everything I Ate In Budapest!!

October 17, 2014
Budapest has AMAZING food. Here are the foods you MUST try in Budapest!! Still dreaming about the Kurtoskalacs!

If you’re thinking about adding Budapest to your travel itinerary and are looking for restaurant recommendations, here are some of our absolute favorite places and foods you MUST try if you ever get to Budapest! :) Budapest is one of my favorite food cities!! We LOVED the food in Budapest. Here’s a glimpse at some […]

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Where to Eat in Amsterdam!

October 2, 2014
BEST Restaurants in Amsterdam!! #travel #amsterdam #netherlands #europe

If you’re planning a trip to Amsterdam and looking for restaurant recommendations, here’s our review of everywhere and everything we ate in Amsterdam! Lanskroon Banketbakkerij Singel 385, Amsterdam We couldn’t go to Amsterdam without trying a famous Stroopwafel! A stroopwafel is two thin waffles with a caramel filling in the middle. We tried this famously […]

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Day Trip to Haarlem (Corrie ten Boom)

September 25, 2014
Take a day trip from Amsterdam to Haarlem, and see the Corrie ten Boom House and The Hiding Place + Other Things To Do in Haarlem. #travel #amsterdam #netherlands #europe

When my friend Stephanie and I were in Amsterdam, we took a short 15 minute train ride to Haarlem, a quiet town just outside of Amsterdam to visit the Corrie ten Boom house. Haarlem was such a charming little town, and I wanted to share some of the fun shops we found in case you ever have […]

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Upper House Dining Experience

September 5, 2014
The Upper House Dining Experience in Gothenburg, Sweden. Swedish fine dining and experimental cuisine. A six-course meal with six appetizers, six entrees, and 7 desserts!!

The city of Gothenburg, Sweden is a major hotspot in Sweden for cutting-edge restaurants and chefs. On one of our first nights in the city, Stephanie and I got to experience Upper House Dining. It’s on the top floor of the Gothia Towers with an incredible panoramic view of Gothenburg. It was hands down one […]

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A Charming Weekend in Sweden

September 3, 2014
THE most charming and picturesque village in Sweden. Perfect for a weekend getaway!! #travel #holiday #photography www.kevinandamanda.com

If you are looking for the picture-perfect weekend getaway in Sweden, the colorful and charming coastal town of Lysekil is the perfect destination! We drove our Volvo up the scenic west coast of Sweden and found ourselves at Strandflickorna, a turn-of-the-century hotel quietly nestled on the shore of the North Sea. I loved every minute of our stay here. How […]

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