Gaby and Bjargey

Gaby and Bjargey
Two Michigan girls, who enjoy experiencing the world. Currently based in Iceland, Toned and Traveled is the go ­to travel and lifestyle blog for women who are looking for tips and advice on traveling, health and wellness, and life.
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Budget Travel

How to Plan a Trip on a Budget

Ballin’ on a Budget I am going to be completely honest, ballin’ on a budget isn’t easy in your 20’s. Especially, when it comes to traveling. I would love to go on luxurious trips all the time, but if I am being completely honest, it isn’t realistic. That’s why traveling on a budget is a great…


15-Minute Plyometric Workout

One of my favorite things to do is workout. I know that sounds clichè, but I am being honest. I love sweating, pushing myself to the limit and releasing stress. When I am limited with time or constantly on the go, I like to focus on plyometric training. Plyometrics are exercises in which muscles exert…


3 Sunscreens to Try This Summer

Block the Haters With Sunscreen Summer is here and that means it is the perfect time to be outside, layout and explore! It also means adding a new product to your everyday routine: Sunscreen. If you don’t already use sun protection every day, now’s the time to start. It helps prevent wrinkles, early-aging, skin cancer and…


Why You Should Be Dairy-Free

The Dairy-Free Life Have you ever thought about going dairy-free for a week? Month? Year? I know this sounds crazy and trust me, I get it. Dairy is life. Cheese, milkshakes, ice cream, yogurt – the list could go on forever. But did you know that cheese is a high-calorie product loaded with fat, sodium, and…

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A Day Eating in New York City

New York is one of my favorite cities to visit. It is full of variety of people from different backgrounds, which means a diverse cuisine. From Brazilian street food to New York City Pizza, you are bound to find something to fulfill your appetite. During one of my recent visits to the city, I was…


La Pura Vida: Chilling in Costa Rica

When you hear Costa Rica, you think of plush rainforests, yoga retreats and delicious coffee. As a yogi, I was personally excited to experience the natural remedies and  peacefulness of the country. As soon as we arrived, we were introduced to the care free, limitless, “Pura Vida” lifestyle. We stayed in Manuel Antonio in a house…