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.

Four Places to Eat in Glasgow

Glasgow was a long awaited destination on my travel list ever since I watched Anthony Bourdain eat his way through the industrial city. As luck would have it, I was meeting an old friend my first day in Glasgow. Bryan was one of my counselors at Camp Eberhart. We had kept in touch over Facebook for the past few years and I was so excited to be shown around the city by a true Glaswegian. We decided to take the city bus tour so I could see everything in a short period of time. Glasgow is a very industrial city with a strong backbone. There is history there and…

11 Ways to Be a Galway Girl

The Luck of the Irish Ireland has been on our family bucket list for a long time and luckily we were able to squeeze it in at the end of our trip. With this being one of the final destinations on my trip, I was exhausted. I slept for most of the time in the car and only enjoyed one night of the Irish night life. What I learned in Ireland was that the cities are small, somewhat harsh but welcoming. While the countryside will take your breath away with it’s lush mountains, crumbling castles and herds of sheep. We were swept away by the beauty of the…

Sunday Funday in Saugatuck, Michigan

There is something special about the beginning of fall in western Michigan. The leaves begin to change to warmer colors, the air is crisper and the wine is fresh off the vine. On this beautiful Sunday, David and I slept in. We were at the Notre Dame vs. Michigan State game the night before and got home around 1 am so we were exhausted. We made brunch and somehow decided to celebrate a Sunday Funday.The weather was perfect and so we thought we would go some place David had never been before – Saugatuck. We drove up to Fenn Valley Vineyards and had a little wine tasting. It…