Bullet Journalling

Hey! If any of you read my “Back to School Stationary” post from a few weeks ago you’ll noticed I mentioned that I have began using the Dingbats A5+ dotted notebook for my bullet journalling and that a post specifically on bullet journalling would be coming. Well here it is! All of my bullet journal inspiration has come from @amandarachlee so the only credit I take from this work is physically copying her youtube pan with me’s. This might not be the most creative way to set up a bullet journal but I enjoy doing it honestly and thats all that really matters. I have been using my bullet journal for about a month and a half now and here are a few tips I have learnt along the way.

  1. Only incorporate spreads into your journal if they benefit and improve your life.

If you feel as if your bullet journal spreads are a drag or a chore to fill out then get rid of them the following week or month. Bullet journals should be an enjoyable positive add on to your daily or weekly routine. Whether your goal is to become more organised or to procrastinate less it should have a positive impact on you so if you’re starting to detest filling out budget trackers or mood trackers then just don’t include them in the following weeks. You can always add them back in if you feel as if you need them again.

2. Embrace your mistakes!

This is one the hardest lessons I have had to learn. I do a lot of doodles in pencil before I go over them in pen and the same goes for some wording but it doesn’t matter how many outlines you draw or how many stencils you use, you will make a mistake. Of course there are ways to cover up mistakes and @amandarachlee has a youtube video specifically on covering up bullet journal mistakes. But over the short time I have been bullet journaling I have learnt that most of the mistakes aren’t worth going through the effort of covering so I just embrace them. They become part of the journal.

3. Expensive stationary is not necessary

A lot of people on Youtube or Instagram who run accounts based off of bullet journaling have flashy expensive pens and notepads. Don’t get me wrong, I could pend hundreds on stationary that I don’t need but if you’re a newbie to bullet journalling a simple pen and noted pad are absolutely fine. It can be tempting to splash out as soon as you begin but it can also be a good idea to save the money initially and find out what works for you.

Ive included some photos below of my fist month of Bullet Journaling. Again, these are all inspired by @amandarachlee so check out her Instagram if you want to get into bullet journalling.

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I hope this inspired some of you who might be thinking about taking up bullet journal or at least gave you some pretty space doodles to look at! Thanks for reading! Let me know in the comments if you guys enjoy bullet journalling and what kind of weekly/monthly spread you include!

Peace out guys x

Lemon Blackberry Cupcakes

You know what the lack of excitement in my life means? More baking!!

I must confess I stole this recipe off of @thetravelingtolmans on Instagram and wow oh wow am I impressed by how these turned out! They are a lemon cupcake with a lemon cream filling and blackberry jam icing.  I converted their recipe from cups to grams and filled the cupcake cases fully and made around 15 cupcakes. However, if you wanted smaller cupcakes you could probably fill around 24 cupcake cases. I have also calculated and provided the macros for these cupcakes below!

This recipe makes 12-15 large cupcakes

Ingredients

For the batter…

Flour – 360 g

White Sugar – 150 g

Brown Sugar – 100 g

Baking Powder – 2 tsp

Softened Butter – 150 g

Large egg – X2

Milk – 120 ml

Greek Yogurt – 165 g

Zested Lemon – X3

Fresh Lemon Juice – 120 ml

Vanilla Extract – 2 tsp

For the filling…

Heavy Whipping Cream

Lemon Curd

(The recipe I followed didn’t specify how much but I made up 300 ml of whipping cream with 2 table spoons of lemon curd and only used half of it)

For the icing…

Icing Sugar – 400 g

Softened Butter – 200 g

Blackberry Jam – 110 g

Vanilla Extract – 1 tsp

 

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180’c and line a cupcake tray with cupcake cases
  2. Add the flour, white sugar, brown sugar and baking powder into a bowl and mix it together
  3. Add the softened butter and cream it together before adding both eggs and the milk and mixing completely
  4. Add the greek yogurt followed by the lemon zest and fresh lemon juice
  5. Finally mix in the vanilla extract and divide evenly into the cupcake cases
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes
  7. For the filling whip the whipping cream until thick and add lemon curd a spoon-full at a time until your liking
  8. Once the cupcakes are baked and have fully cooled scoop out the middle of each one and fill with the lemon cream (at this stage you ca place in the fridge while you make the icing)
  9. For the icing cream together the icing sugar and butter and then add the jam and vanilla extract
  10. Finally pipe the icing onto the top of the cakes and top with a fresh blackberry (the jam I used had bits in it so made piping rather tricky as it kept blocking the nozzle, i suggest using a jam without bits to stop this from happening but if you guys have any tips share below in the comments)

 

Macros 

Total per cake

Calories: 681 kcal

Carbohydrate: 71.96 g

Protein: 17.31 g

Fat: 27 g

 

I hope you guys give this recipe a go because the cakes are amazing! Let me know what you think in the comments.

Peace out guys x

 

 

 

 

 

Back to School Stationary Haul

I am a little bit obsessed with stationary if I’m honest with you and a few weeks ago I made a special trip to Tottenham Court Road to visit the biggest Paperchase in London. It was quite overwhelming to say the least but I was also very much in my element. Next week is my first week of my second year of university. Most schools have already gone back and some universities go back later on in September. So I thought this would be the perfect time to show you guys what I bought for back to school supplies and how I plan on organising all my notes. I have included prices and where I bought things from so you guys could get some inspiration for your supplies!

Lined A4 Exercise Book

Brand: Paperchase

Price: £8

I plan on using this exercise book to make notes in lectures and seminars. I don’t usually make that many notes in lectures as the presentations are uploaded online so keeping all these notes in one book works well for me. However, if you are more of an active note taker or require more space you may want to purchase more than one exercise book and allocate them to each module or subject you are studying.

I love this exercise book in particular because there is a high quality of paper which reduces pens from bleeding or ghosting through the pages. I also love that it has a margin and date line in the book and the ruler down the side of the cover.

 

A4 10 Subject Notebook

Brand: Paperchase

Price: £8

This notebook is going to be for all my revision notes. Each subject will represent each module and I will make notes from the presentations of my lectures and seminars that I require my exams. For those of you with lots of subjects these books can be good for class notes to save you from carrying around multiple exercise books.

I used this book last year for my lecture/revision notes and i really loved it as it helped me stay organised without carrying tonnes of books around. The paper quality is high again which reduces bleeding and ghosting of particular pens. This is especially important for my revision notes because I love to use lots of different coloured markers.

 

Lever Arch File

Brand: Paperchase

Price: £6

University involves reading a lot of online journals so, to stay organised, I have decided to print them off each time I am assigned a reading and annotate them and file them in the lever arch file. I am going to organise them per module. Readings can really help with exams and assignments so it’s important to stay on top of them.

I love this lever arch file in particular because of the cute quote on the front “I’m very busy and important”. The inside is also bright yellow to bring some life to my readings!

 

A5+ Dotted Notebook

Brand: Dingbats

Price: £15

I actually ordered this notebook off of amazon after researching the best notebooks for bullet journal. Bullet journalling is a way of staying organised and keeping all your affairs in order but you can also have a lot of fun with it! This is the first time I have had a bullet journal and I decided to start after being inspired by AmandaRachLee on youtube. You should definitely check her work out, it’s so creative! I plan on doing a blog post specifically on my bullet journal at some point however, if you are considering taking it up Dingbat notepads and awesome!

I absolutely love this notebook it has so many cool features such as the built in book mark, the elastic pocket for a pen, a back pocket and the adorable little bear prints on the inside. They come in lined, gridded, plain and dotted. I went with dotted so I have some kind of guidelines that aren’t too in your face. The paper quality is great with virtually no ghosting or bleeding so I would highly recommend this notebook.

 

Muji 0.5 Black Gel Pens

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Brand: Muji

Price: £8.95

These pend come in a pack of 6, there is one extra picture here. They provide such a smooth writing experience however, I wouldn’t recommend them if you’re left handed as the do take second to dry. I haven’t been using these long but I love how they feel to write with!

 

Muji 0.5 Assorted Colour Gel Pens

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Brand: Muji

Price: £16.95

These come in a pack of 12 and make a great accessory to any revision notes. Again, these take a second to dry so if you are left handed I don’t know how great they will work for you. They write very smoothly and the assorted colours are perfect!

 

Zebra Mildliners

Brand: Zebra

Price: £15.99

I absolutely LOVE these markers. They are called mildliners as they are similar to highlighters but the colours aren’t too in your face. There are four packs in total, pictured are the pastel pack, cool pack and warm pack there is also a peachy pack which is fairly new. I ordered these three together off of amazon and I am in no way disappointed. Each pen has a flat bold marker side and a thin fine liner side. Although there is an odd collection of colours they all work great and i would highly recommend these to anyone and everyone!

 

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Brand: Tombow

Price: £3.75

I bought this pen from Paperchase to work con some calligraphy for my bullet journal. One side is like a brush where you can work between think and thin strokes and the other end is a thin marker. They sell these pens in a variety of colours although I went with black to begin with.

 

Below is a pen test of all the pens mentioned above:

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So that was my back to school haul, I hope it gave you some inspiration on what to buy for your back to school supplies and that you found it helpful/interesting. If you guys have any stationary supplies that you swear by comment below I’d love to hear about them!

Peace out guys x

Cocoa-Nana Bread

Hey guys! Another food post is coming your way! I decided to do something a little different with this recipe by including the macros (carbohydrate, protein and fat contents) and energy contents per portion. A lot of recipes you find online or even in cook books don’t include these so I thought would be helpful for anyone into fitness or who is tracking macros.

This recipe is vegan and provides 8 servings!

Ingredients:

Spelt Flour – 310 grams

Cocoa Powder – 30 grams

Baking Powder – 2 teaspoons

Ground Cinnamon – 1 teaspoon

Maple Syrup – 180 ml

Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk – 125 ml

Coconut Oil – 80 ml (normal oil can be used if you’re not a fan of coconut)

Mashed Ripe Banana – x3

Vanilla Extract – 1 teaspoon

Hot Water – 2 tablespoons

 

Method:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180’c and line a loaf tin with baking paper let the paper hang the over the sides of the tin for easy removal
  2. Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, cinnamon and baking powder in a bowl
  3. Create a well in the middle and add the maple syrup, almond milk, oil, water and vanilla extract into the well
  4. Stir in the mashed banana and pour the mixture into the tin
  5. Bake for 45 minutes

 

Nutrition:

per slice / 1/8 of the cake

344 calories

56.63 grams of carbohydrate

6.12 grams of protein

11.24 grams of fat

Thanks for reading! Let me know in the comments what you though of this recipe as I’m planning on doing lots of more these types of posts!

Peace out guys x

 

The Beautiful Beaches of Varadero

As mentioned in last weeks post, this week’s post is all about the time I spent in Varadero, Cuba with my family. This break was a “lay by the pool and not do much” sort of break but the location was beautiful!

We stayed in a Melia resort right on the beach with all inclusive food and included activities too. My brothers and I spent a lot of time kayaking and snorkelling around the turquoise blue, clear waters while my dad windsurfed around the bay. Whether we were sitting by the pool, eating in the Trinidad restaurant or having a relaxed drink in the lobby bar, the beautiful bright blue waters could be seen from all angles.

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This time of year is hurricane season in the Caribbean so when you’re visiting in the summer you are taking the risk of stormy whether. The storms usually take place in the afternoons however we hadn’t seen any rain until we got to Varadero. All of a sudden the wind picked up and these dark grey clouds were rolling over. We moved under shelter just in time for the heavens to open. Although it rained for most the evening the sunset was probably the best sunset I have ever seen! The rain also come with lightening and thunder and as the storm moved over us out to the ocean you could see the lightening strikes shooting down and across the horizon.

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All I can say about Varadero is how beautiful the beaches are and that if it’s not on your list of places to visit soon then you are missing out!

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Peace out guys x

Havana – A City Stuck in Time

I have just arrived home from spending ten days in Cuba in the Caribbean with my family. We began with 3 days in the city of Havana and then drove a few hours to Varadero. For this blog post I’m going to focus on our time in Havana but it will be followed up next week with a post about Varadero.

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Whilst in Havana we stayed in an Iberostar hotel that was right in the city centre. On the 9th floor there was a rooftop pool and bar that overlooked the whole city right out to the coast. Down below you can watch the hundreds of brightly coloured classic cars roam the streets like something out of a 1950’s movie. The hotel was taller than a lot of the surrounding residential buildings and one evening a group of kids were playing with a football on their roof amongst the bed sheets and clothes that were hanging out to dry as the sunset.

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One day we took a tour around the city in a bright pink classical car. Our first stop was to Plaza de la Revolucion. The plaza is surrounded by buildings such as Jose Marti memorial, the National Library and many government ministries with drawings of Fidel Castro and Camilo Cienfuegos. Our next stop was John Lennon park. Although John Lennon never visited Cuba they have a statue of him in the park sat on a bench because of what he stood for. A woman is in charge of supplying the glasses for the statue when tourist come to take photos because the original set were stolen. From here we drove to a forest which reminded me of the Caribbean I remember, green and lush. The tour guide described it as something out of the movie Avatar and it honestly was. As we drove through there were these ginormous trees with great big vines hanging off them. It’s strange to think of this luscious green forest being bang smack in the middle of a busy city.

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Most evenings we would wonder around the streets looking for places to eat in. Almost every restaurant you walk past had a band in playing loud cuban music. They were all so talented and it created such a lively atmosphere all over the city.

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If you haven’t visited Cuba you definitely should, and soon. Currently it’s not as commercialised as most places in the world however it is slowly becoming more commercialised so the best time to visit is as soon as you can to experience the most you can. Let me know in the comments if you guys have ever been to Cuba and what you thought of it!

Peace out guys x

Munchies

I have spent the last 8 weeks in California eating all kinds of fast foods such as McDonalds, In ‘n’ Out, Carls Juniors, Jack in the box, Fat Burger and Wingstop. Some of these are a lot more popular than others however, when comparing them side by side I was questioning the hype of some of these chains. For example, the Wingstop in Culver City is right next to an In ‘n’ Out and in my opinion Wingstop is a thousand times better than In ‘n’ Out yet when ever we drove past the queue for In ‘n’ Out would stretch up the road. So I decided to write a blog post on my top three unpopular fast foods…

Wingstop

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This is my number one choice for fast food! It’s a very homey environment. When you walk in it’s small with only a few seats but you feel comfortable as if you were in your own kitchen (well almost). The food there is my favourite food ever and I am obsessed! We usually order chicken tenders or boneless wings in BBQ and garlic parmesan. When you order they make it fresh so theres a bit of a wait but it’s worth it when the chicken is juicy and hot and covered, I mean covered in the flavours!The fries are something else though. They have their own seasoning and the only way I can describe them is salty but also a little bit sweet. To be honest my description doesn’t do it justice so you’ll have to try it for yourself! And try the ranch!!!

 

Fat Burger

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The atmosphere in Fat Burger isn’t as nice as it is in Wingstop, it’s lit up with cold bright lights. However it gives it this local American burger joint feel when you walk in. I wouldn’t eat inside like I would in Wingstop however this doesn’t put me off going. The food is amazing! Their burgers are fully loaded with everything you could ever want! They are also huge and come in sizes from medium (which is bigger than a McDonalds burger) to XXXL. If you finish the XXXL burger your photo gets put on the wall of fame. My favourite thing about Fat Burger is their shakes, thick and so so creamy! It’s up there with the best milkshakes I’ve ever had! If you are living in the UK you are in luck because there are two locations where you can try this beautiful burger: Camden and Wembley. Oh! And order the fat fries, you wont be sorry!

 

Panda Express

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Okay, so if I’m being honest, I’ve never been the biggest fan of Chinese food until this year which is slightly embarrassing I know. Panda isn’t authentic Chinese food obviously but they do try and as someone who can be picky, Panda never fails to impress! We usually order a plate each which comes with 2 entrees and one side. My favourite side is the chow mein. It’s very moorish and you just can’t stop eating it! For the entrees, broccoli beef is my favourite, the beef is really tender and the sauce on it is amazing. Plus, It’s a healthier option so win win really. The second entree I usually get is their orange chicken which I would say is a pretty signature dish for them although sometimes I can find the sauce a bit much but it’s still really good! A small tip if you’re considering visiting: get a veggie spring roll.

So these are my top three less popular fast food chains that I could probably live off for my whole life. Go check them out if you haven’t already! It will be worth your while! If you guys have any fast food places that you absolutely love comment below so I can check them out!

Peace out guys x

 

Support your National Parks

First off, I’m sorry for missing last weeks blog post. Angel and I have been road tripping around a few of the National Parks on the west coast. We visited four parks in total and I thought I’d share our itinerary with you all!

Los Angeles – Joshua Tree National Park

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This was a short drive, only 2 and a half hours. We stayed in Hidden Valley Campsite which is one of the first campsites you reach as you drive through the park from the West Entrance. It’s actually quite beautiful, for a desert. Giant grey boulders tower the sky line. It’s bright, so bright from the reflection of the sun off the white sand on the floor! As we drove through we saw fields of Joshua trees that reminded me of something out of a Dr. Seuss. But the best time to see this park is in the evening, not only because of the scorching heat in the summer months but because of the sky.

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When the sunsets it turns the rocks golden and when it gets dark, it gets really dark. So dark that you can see the milky way! Standing and starring up at the sky when it’s lit by thousands of stars you can actually see is unreal! It’s like nothing you have ever seen before. Living in the city creates too much light pollution to see the stars properly and you don’t appreciate the number of stars there actually are until you see it. Thousands of tiny lights twinkle in the black sky and you can see a faint shimmering blue ring that curves across the sky, the milky way! It’s not clear or obvious but it’s noticeable enough to know that it’s a galaxy.

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Joshua Tree National Park – Grand Canyon National Park

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The drive from Joshua Tree to the Grand Canyon was a whole lot of desert. The black roads and freshly painted white and yellow lines popped out against the flat sandy landscape. 5 and a half hours later we arrived at the Grand Canyon and set up camp in Desert View campsite. I’ve seen plenty of photos of the Grand Canyon but nothing prepares you for how big it actually is. Deciding to hike down really shows you how big it actually is.

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During the summer they advise you not to hike down between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm because of the heat down in the canyon. We began hiking around 9 am and reached the bottom at 1 pm. The heat didn’t get too bad until we were almost at our final check point but then we had to wait two hours for the heat to go down so we could walk back up. Down is optional but up is mandatory.

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One evening we watched the sunset over the Grand Canyon while a storm rolled by. You could see the individual lightning bolts shoot out from the sky as the sky changed from blue to orange.

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Grand Canyon National Park – Sequoia National Park

This was the longest drive by far, 9 hours. The land scape changed from dry desert to pine trees and as we hit the pine forests the smell was overwhelming. For miles all you could see was rows and rows of deep green trees. We arrived at Sequoia late making driving down the winding roads in the dark slightly daunting. Once we got to the park entrance we saw that there was only space in one campsite, 70 miles away. So we ditched camping for one night and stayed in a hotel near the park.

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The next day we spent a few hours in Sequoia visiting the largest tree in the world in cubic meters. The sequoia trees are huge and tall. It makes you forget what a normal tree looks like and makes you feel so tiny.

Sequoia National Park – Yosemite National Park

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The drive from Sequoia to Yosemite is only 2 and a half hours. On the way we drove through the hills as the sun was setting and I have never seen a sunset like it. The sun looked like  a fire roaring through the gaps in the hills. When we arrive at Sequoia we thought it was so beautiful because it was such a difference from the deserts we had been surrounded by. But when we saw Yosemite Valley we realised we hadn’t seen anything. Whilst hiking we met this guy backpacking around Yosemite who said that everything in the park was perfectly placed and he was 100 percent correct. As you drive through the valley the grey rocky mountains peak through the pine trees towering over you with waterfalls running down them.

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Our first hike was a short one up to sentinel dome. At the top is a panoramic view of the park where you can see both Yosemite falls and Nevada falls with the half dome sitting right in between. It’s incredible! Our second hike was my favourite though. We took a 3.5 mile hike up the mountain to Yosemite falls. It was a hard hike and at one point I felt like we would never get there. When reached the top clambering over rocks we came across a small pool at the top of the waterfall and people were jumping off the rocks into the fresh clear water! The rocks allowed you to climb right to the edge of the falls and watch the water crash over the cliff face. It was a long hike but it was definitely worth it!

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In parks like the Yosemite theres constant warnings of blacks bears. At the campsites food has to be stored in these special boxes to stop the bears getting hold of any food. The bears are curious enough to break into cars to get hold of any food and they are known for being aggressive when they can’t get any more. Once they become aggressive park rangers have no other option but to shoot them so it’s so important that food is stored correctly! One morning we were preparing to leave the campsite when someone saw a bear. We headed over and this baby cub with light brown fur was crawling the shrubbery in between campsites. It was amazing! We had to be careful not get too close incase the mum was around.

Each national park is so unique and so beautiful in it’s own way. If any of you ever get the chance to visit any of them you definitely should! The entrance fee for most National Parks is $30 for 7 days but you can buy a pass for $80 which allows you entrance to all the National Parks in United States for one year. So go support your parks!!

Take a peek at our video if you want to see more of each national park!!

Peace out guys x

Dear San Fransisco, I Love You

Last week Angel and I spent a few days in San Fransisco. Honestly, we didn’t get off the best start when we found at 5 pm the night before we were suppose to fly that our flight had been cancelled and they had put us on a flight to San Jose to “get us on our way as quickly as possible” and because it was the “closest available option to our itinerary”. In the end we got on a later flight to San Fransisco which was then delayed so we arrived at 6 pm instead of the original 10 am. Thank you Alaska Airlines.

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The hostel we stayed in was in Fishermans Wharf right on the waters edge with a view of Golden Gate Bridge. Our room had these gigantic windows and it was amazing to wake up and look across the trees over the bay as the sun rose. Although it was away from the hustle and bustle of the city, I still feel like the location was perfect as we could walk along the edge of the bay towards the bridge and still be able to see it.

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Golden gate bridge is a sight for sore eyes. You can look at photos of it and watch videos about it but it’s nothing compared to standing in front of it. The bright red metal stands out amongst the shrubbery and water that surrounds it. When you think about the architecture that went into it, it’s amazing. The bridge is specially designed to survive earthquakes because each section is separated so if the earthquake is happening one end of the bridge the other end isn’t affected to the same degree.

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Another key attraction in San Fransisco is the Painted Ladies. The name painted ladies isn’t actually special to this row of houses in San Fransisco. It is the name given to an Edwardian house that use three different colours to outline the architecture. The Painted Ladies are so famous because their are seven of them in a row! They are quite a sight to see, like something out of a tv show.

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We sat up on the hill admiring the houses eating snacks. It was a special moment of the trip for me. We were sitting up on the top of hill and everything felt right as if that was where I was suppose to be and it was good! There were a few moments like that for me in San Fransisco. The second being that evening while we sat on another hill watching the sunset over the Golden Gate Bridge. I think these moments have a lot to do with why I fell head over the heals for the city!

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There were a few other places we visited such as Haight street, Golden gate park, the University of San Fransisco (Angel’s school) and the wave organ. There’s so much to do and see! If you guys know of any secret places or places I didn’t mention that you love in San Fransisco, let me know in the comments!

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Peace Out Guys x

Beach Bum

Hey guys! This is my first workout post, i’ve been meaning to do one for a while but never got around to filming any of the exercises. I thought i’d start off with a fairly basic workout focused on the glutes for growing your booty! You can give it a go at home, in the park or at the beach so you don’t need access to a gym. The only equipment I used was a resistance band but you don’t need one so don’t use that as an excuse!

I started this workout off with 2 mile (3.2 km) run along the beach. Nothing fancy, just a jog. Running along the beach puts more pressure on your calf muscles because your heals sink into the sand so it makes for a good workout alone.

After the run I performed a six station circuit focusing on the glutes. Each exercise was performed for 45 seconds with a 15 second rest in-between every stage for 3 rounds of the circuit.

Here are the exercises i performed in the circuit…

Crab Walks with Resistance Band

Starting in a narrow squat with the resistance band just above the knee, Step out into a wide squat and then back into a narrow squat whilst staying in a low squat.

Single Leg Glute Bridges

Laying on the floor bend one knee in keeping your foot flat and point the other leg up into the air. Push your hips up towards the sky, at the top engage your glutes and hold for a few seconds before lowering. Have one leg bent for 20 seconds and use 5 seconds to change legs.

Squat Side Kicks

Perform an ordinary squat but karate kick each leg out to the side on the way up from the squat. Alternate each leg after each rep.

Lateral Donkey Kicks

Start by kneeling on your hands and knees with a resistance band on just above the knee. Lift your leg out to the side while keeping a 90′ degree angle at your knee. Alternate each leg after 20 seconds.

Walking Lunges

Begin by standing with your feet together, step forward with one leg and bend your front and back leg. Make sure that your back knee doesn’t touch the floor and that your back is straight.

Sumo Squat Pulses

Stand with your legs beyond shoulder width apart with your feet turned outwards and squat down. Push half way up and squat back down again before standing up fully.

Down below is a quick video  with demonstrations of all the exercises just incase my explanations were awful! If you have access to a gym you could pair the circuit with some weight lifting such as squats or glute bridges. Let me know what you guys think in the comments!

Peace out guys x