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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J’adore Paris in the Summertime

In High School, I took French as my second language. I only loved it because when I was a little girl, I was obsessed with Madeline and dreamed of visiting Paris. Well, four years later after focusing on my Italian, I could only say possibly three things in French. The struggle was real people. This…

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Why You Must Visit Amsterdam

I Love Amsterdam With the end of my European tour approaching one of it’s final destinations, I learned that Amsterdam is a city full of art, character, and bikes. My hotel was located right in the center of town, near the red light district, with easy access to all the museums and restaurants. Amsterdam quickly…

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Why Solo Travel is Important

Traveling alone can be intimidating and a little bit frightening. There are several fears that can run through your head: What if I get jumped in an alley, lose my luggage or get lost? These are the thoughts that run through my head, but solo travel is a great learning experience everyone should experience. You…

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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…

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Exploring Edinburgh Scotland One of my favorite cities in the entire world is Edinburgh, Scotland. It is beautiful, bold and historic. The buildings date back hundreds of years; there are things to climb, and art everywhere. It is so easy to get lost in time in a city that is timeless. I rented an Airbnb…

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