Decoding Nutrition Labels

Are you following my Nutrition: Back to Basics but don’t know how to tell what is in your favourite snacks? Don’t worry, I was the same. I always found myself looking at the back of packets in the supermarket and nodding as though I knew what was going on, but really I didn’t have a clue what to…

Tips for a Camping Virgin

This month I tried out camping thing for the first time. I have camped in my back garden but have never done the whole camp site thing so I had no idea what to expect. Based on my experience I don’t understand why it isn’t more popular. If you are considering trying something new, here…

Nutrition: Back to Basics

A lot of people starting off dieting or changing their lifestyle are looking for a quick fix, and I was too. Google searching ‘7 Belly burning foods’ will do nothing to help your health and body recomposition efforts, in fact it will probably do the exact opposite. I hate to be the bearer of bad…

Assateague Island National Seashore, Maryland

Assateague Island National Seashore located close to Ocean City, Maryland is one of the most spectacular places I have ever been. The Island has over 37 miles of the most amazing white sandy beaches, not to mention the best part, there are more than 300 wild ponies that wander freely through the beaches, forests and…

Preparing for a Road Trip

Getting ready for a road trip can be stressful. What to bring?  Where to go? Where do you even begin to start organising? Here are a few easy tips that we decided were the most important after our first few days on the road.  1) Pick your stops – Do some research and find out…

Toronto – What to do

I was lucky enough to spend a month in Toronto this year and I absolutely loved it. I had visited before and honestly wasn’t sold on the place, but I came to realise I was just in the wrong areas. I don’t want this to happen to you, I want you to make the most…

Protein Powder – Myth Busting

I get a lot of questions especially from girls about protein powder and why I take it. I remember when I first started taking it, I never wanted to take it in public because I didn’t want to have to justify myself to anyone as to why I was taking it. It seems to be…

San Francisco in a Nutshell

San Francisco is one of my favourite cities in the States. It has so much character  and it is jam packed with things to do and to see.   Both times I have been in San Francisco I have gone on the Big Bus Tour, not only is it a really easy and scenic way…

7 ways to Pack Smarter

I have been so lucky that I have been able to travel and visit so many cool places during my study exchange in Canada, check out New York in 4 days, Boston – Top 5 things to do in Boston and Ottawa in 1 day for more information on the places I visited. I can safely say that all the…

New York’s Sweet Treats

This one is for all the sweet-toothed people out there like myself. New York is home to some of the best spots for people like you and me. In my few days there I tried to get to as many of them as possible for you guys and here is my list. Just incase you…

New York Accommodation – Pod 51

When you find a budget flights and accommodation on Expedia.com you never know what you are going to get. What we got well exceeded our expectations. We had such a lovely stay in Pod 51 and would definitely recommend it to a friend. For both price and experience. About Pod 51: Pod 51 is a…

New York – Angelo’s Pizza Broadway

Looking for a spot to grab a quick and yummy meal before heading off to a show? Angelo’s Pizza Broadway is the place for you. Just a block or two down from the theatres you can’t go wrong. You can save your best dress for another night, the dress code is casual and the atmosphere…

6 Healthy Habits to aid Weight Loss

Trying to shift a few pounds before bikini season? Here are a few simple tips you can easily incorporate into your day-to-day life on top of your training/exercise program to help you feel fabulous on the beach this summer.         1. Stay Hydrated – Aim to drink around 2-3 litres of water…

Inter-railing – Where I stayed and what I thought

Going Inter-railing this summer, but unsure where to stay? Here is a list of the places that I went to and where I stayed. Hopefully this information will make booking your accommodation a bit easier. 1. Netherlands, Amsterdam – ‘Hotel Van Gogh’ Cost per night: 37 euro/night pp. in July – room sleeps 6 (bunkbeds) Location: Right beside the…

Ottawa – Pure Kitchen

Looking for something super tasty without the guilt? Well then Pure Kitchen is the place for you. This veggie/vegan restaurant is one of the yummiest places I’ve been to in Canada, the food was so fresh and made me feel so satisfyingly full feeling. Rather than the sluggish full feeling you get after going to…

5 Ways to Make Getting Fit Easier

Are you deciding to take the plunge to start getting healthy and into shape? It can be intimidating as a newbie entering the gym. Unfortunately, intimidation and the fear of being judged are some of the main reasons why people take so long to get their asses into a gym. If you have decided to…

How to Stay Healthy Whilst Traveling

I noticed this summer while backpacking around Europe that convenience stores (which are in every train station and airport) aren’t very ‘convenient’ for people who are trying to eat healthy. They are mainly filled with overly processed food, drink,  and very few fresh products. I have come up with a few tips that might help…

Ottawa in 1 day

Ottawa isn’t a  big place but if you are in Canada and passing by you should see the capital. If you are traveling against the clock or simply don’t want to spend very long there, here are some of the must sees and dos in Ottawa that can be done in 1 day: 1) Breakfast…

10 Step Guide to #FitSpo Dining

Just because you are trying to eat healthier or trying to lose a few pounds doesn’t mean that you should have to pass up the opportunity to eat out, you just need to try to make smart choices. Here are 10 tips to help you make smarter menu choices next time you are eating out…

New York in 4 days

While New York is known as the city that never sleeps, you don’t have to sacrifice your 8 hours in order to get a taste for the place in a short period of time. I recently spent time in New York and was presently surprised with how much I was able to do and see…