Some more exciting news!

Hey guys! So following on from last weeks exciting news of becoming a brand ambassador, I have been asked to write some posts for my student accommodation’s blog. Most of the posts I will be writing will be University related. If you would like to check my latest post out I have included the link in this post!

http://freshstudentliving.co.uk/blog/why-i-love-staying-fresh…_44821

Hope you enjoy reading the posts I write on there!

Xoxoxo

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Healthy Mini Pizza Recipe!!

Hey guys! So as I am still trying to lose weight and eat healthy I thought I would share another recipe with you all. This is one of my favourite recipes to make and it’s super quick and easy to let’s get in to it!

Depending on what toppings you use this recipe is vegetarian however I am unsure as to whether it is vegan or not!

What you will need…

  • oven/ microwave oven
  • Baking tray
  • Wraps /tortilla
  • Tomato purée
  • Mozzarella
  • Toppings of your choice – I used ham and mushrooms

How to make it…

First pre-heat the oven, and put your wrap on a baking tray. You then want to add the tomato purée to the wrap.

Once you have put the tomato purée on the wrap you can add your mozzarella and your toppings. Then put the wrap in the oven for 5-10 mins.

Once cooked take out of the oven and enjoy!

Hope you enjoyed this quick and easy healthy pizza recipe!

Xoxoxo

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Exciting News / Announcement

Hey guys! So I have some very exciting news! I have become a brand ambassador for a company called Just Strong! They are an athletic wear brand and they do some amazing active wear!

If you would like to buy anything from their website use my code to get 10% off!

Code – GYARNELL10

https://www.juststrongclothing.com/

Hope you check them out and love them as much as I do!

Xoxoxoxo

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My Travel Goals

Hey! So considering it’s still pretty early on in the year and I’ve yet to travel anywhere far, I thought I would do a quick post telling you all my travel goals.

This is basically like a bucket list but I though I would tell you all how far along I am with these goals.

1. Visit 100 countries

2. Visit 100 towns/cities

3. Visit South America

4. Visit Asia

5. Visit all 50 States in the USA

Now I’m some way off completing any of these goals but I have started working towards the first two.

I have visited 13 countries so far, and here they are!

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Scotland
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Wales

I have also visited 35 different cities across these countries! Which means I’m well on the way to completing that goal!

I know some of these goals are quite hard to achieve but it is definitely something I’m working towards and I can’t wait to travel some more!

This may have been a pretty short post, but stay tuned because I have plenty more posts coming very soon!

Hope you enjoyed

Xoxoxo

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Day Trip to Delamere – 04.02.18

Hey guys so recently me and my boyfriend decided to take a trip to Delamere forest for the day. It was a super good day so I thought I would share some of the pictures from it. So here we go…

I hope you enjoyed this post even if it was super short! Stay tuned for more posts coming soon!

Xoxoxo

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Rome Travel Guide

Hey! so Rome is my second location in my travel guide series. I have been to Rome twice now, once as a school trip and the second time was on my recent interrail trip. I am by no means an expert on Rome but I thought I would share what I think are the best things to see and do whilst you’re there.

What is there to see and do?

Vatican City

27786168_10209251638322975_173842055_oWhether you are religious or not, the Vatican City is definitely worth a visit. It is an independent country in the centre of Rome. It is the smallest country in the world at only 0.44km2. You can take guided tours or just wonder around yourself once you have paid your entrance. The art work and sculptures that fill all the rooms from floor to ceiling are incredible. On your way around you get to pass through the phenomenal Sistine Chapel which is a sight to see.

Coliseum

27707564_10209251639843013_635279968_oThe Coliseum is possibly the most iconic landmark in Rome and it fascinating to visit. You have to pay entrance and there is often a short queue due to the fact only a certain amount of people can be inside at a time. Once inside you can do a guided tour or just wonder around, but either way the view is breathtaking. It has so must history and it is incredible that it is still standing. It is a must see .

Roman Forum

27746868_10209251640443028_221050068_oEntrance to the Roman Forum often comes as part of the Coliseum ticket but many people overlook it. The Roman Forum is incredible! It contains all the ruins from ancient Rome, from temples to chariot arenas. The history in this place is amazing and it is definitely worth a look, so don’t overlook that part of your ticket.

Spanish Steps

27786623_10209251638042968_1058911018_oA short walk from Spagna metro stop you find the Spanish steps which are pretty impressive. If you are feeling up for it you can walk all 138 steps to the top and get an amazing view of Rome. If not there is plenty to do in the Piazza Di Spagna from shopping to restaurants. Just a short walk away you can find the Magnum ice-cream store where you can get a custom ice-cream made.

Trevi Fountain

Again only a short walk from Barberini or Spagna metro stops you can find the incredible Trevi Fountain. This is probably one of Rome’s most iconic landmarks and is 100% worth the visit. You can just stand and admire the fountain or you can go to its edge and follow tradition by throwing a penny over your shoulder. Whatever you decide to do the Trevi fountain is a must when visiting Rome.

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How to get there?

Living in Europe makes it pretty easy to access cities such as Rome for a very reasonable price. I have been twice, once I flew in with Ryanair and the second time I got the train as part of my interrail trip. Rome is definitely an accessible city. It can be reached by boat (cruise ships mainly), by air, by train and by road.

Where to stay

Rome is one of those cities where if you are staying near one thing you can be a fair way away from another. There really isn’t a bad location to stay, but accommodation wise i would 100% recommend apartments over hotels, as they often work out cheaper and have better amenities.

Is it expensive?

Throughout my travel guide series I am going to rate all the cities and place out of 10 for price so 1 would be super cheap and 10 would be mega expensive.

27710687_10209251640803037_57442764_oPersonally I think Rome falls around 6/7 this is because it can be expensive however, in some places it can be fairly cheap.  Flights and Accommodation tend to be fairly reasonably priced however, that said it is definitely not the cheapest city I’ve stayed in.

Food and Drink wise it varies but I found that it was pretty reasonably priced if you went to more local restaurants rather than big gourmet or branded restaurants, also walking a few streets back from the attractions you can find some amazing local restaurants that have amazing food and amazing prices.

Hope you enjoyed the second edition of my travel guide series! Stay tuned for more coming soon.

xoxoxo

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Overnight Oats Recipe

Hey guys! So for the past few months I’ve been on a new healthy eating and weight loss regime so I thought I would share my journey with you. I will still be doing travel posts but I will also be doing recipes and weight loss updates etc.

So as my first fitness and healthy eating related post I thought I would share one of my favourite breakfasts with you all. For each recipe I post I will let you know whether it is vegetarian or vegan for those of you who want to know that. I am also lactose intolerant so feel free to replace anything I use that is lactose free with an alternative. So lets get into it.

Mixed Fruit Overnight OatsVegetarian & Vegan (if using milk replacement such as Soya Milk) 

You will need:

  • A container with a lid / or a bowl with clingfilm over the top
  • 35g Rolled Oats
  • 1tbsp Milk ( I use Arla Lactose free Skimmed)
  • 2tbsp Alrpo Simply Plain soya based yogurt / or any low fat yogurt
  • A handful of fresh or frozen fruit of your choice ( I use Tesco’s frozen breakfast fruit topper)

How to make it:

To make these overnight oats is super simple. Firstly add your oats to your container or bowl. Then add the milk allowing it to soak the oats (add more if you would prefer it to be runnier). Then you should add the yogurt before topping with the fruit. Once you have done this put the lid on your container or put clingfilm over the bowl and leave in the fridge overnight. In the morning simply mix and enjoy.

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