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.

3 Days on the Isle of Skye

Over the Sea to Skye The Isle of Skye is about a 2 and a half hour drive from Inverness. The roads are tight and winding. I passed by Loch Ness, mountains and fields of green on the way north. I stopped along the road several times to take photos and relax. Check out my 3 day stay in Skye: DAY ONE: Driving to Portree The first official stop on my Skye visit was the Eilean Dunon Castle. This castle is famous for being in several movies like one of my favorites, The Maid of Honor. There was so much to see inside the castle. There were original family…

#SoulFoodSunday: Sweet Greens Harvest Bowl Salad Recipe

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you had a fantastic weekend and ready for a new week. I decided that I wanted to start sharing a new recipe every week that is not only easy to make and delicious, but also good for the soul. Living is all about trying new things, so why not try to spice up your life with new recipes? For the first #SoulFoodSunday, I wanted to share my latest obsession: The Harvest Bowl. When I lived in New York City last summer I became obsessed with Sweet Greens. It is a chain of “build your own salad” restaurants in the city with many healthy options….

Experience Iceland in 4 Days

If you only have limited time in Iceland and looking for fun, active things to do around the entire island, here is a 4 day guide that won’t disappoint! The best way to see everything is to camp. There are campsites around the entire island or you can just simply pull into a rest stop on the side of the road and sleep for a few hours (we were pretty sure after we did this that it was frowned upon but oh well..). Here is how to tackle Iceland in 4 days: Our Adventure Begins…. When David came to visit me we somehow decided to rent some camping…