Travelogues By Travellers

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We are Ryan & Jireh. We love to travel and share our experiences. We are currently on a 1 year trip around the world visiting 28 countries. For more info on our travels, travel tips, savings tips and more, check out our website boardinghappiness.net.

Adventures in Peru: The Colours of Wanderlust

Day 1-2: Arriving in Cuzco One factor that we did not anticipate was the elevation of the city in which we are staying. Cuzco is whopping 3,400 m above sea level, which is currently the 9th highest large city in the world! Cuzco is a Peruvian city nestled in a large valley in the Andes mountain range. It was once the capital of the great Inca Empire, but is now known...

Iceland, The Land of Fire and Ice

Iceland is a very small country of merely 332,529 people, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe and 8th in the world. Its contrast of lava fields, snow, volcanoes and glaciers gives it the nickname “The Land of Fire and Ice”. It is a magical place filled with beauty and wonder, definitely one of our favorites destination thus far. It is however very...

7 Day Trek Through The Himalayas To Annapurna Base Camp, A Tale To The Top Of The World

The Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek turned out to be quite tough in monsoon season. We had to deal with a lot of rain and a lot of leeches for most of the way. We got an insane amount of exercise and also ate very healthy because most of the food is a combination of vegetables, rice and/or potatoes. They do offer meat, but it is very expensive and according to blogs...

A Tremendous Tale Travelling To Turkey

Today, the country of Turkey is all that remains of the once dominant Ottoman Empire. It is one of the lesser traveled countries, but it is a truly fascinating place to visit. Turkey straddles the continental border or Europe and Asia and has a very diverse culture but is a predominantly Islamic country. It is one of the cheapest countries to travel to especially in...

Exploring Morocco – The Merzouga Desert, Marrakech & Essaouira

Morocco is an amazing country and is known as the cradle of human life. Recently, archaeologists in Morocco have discovered remains of homo sapiens that are estimated to be around 315,000 years old far surpassing the previous oldest human remains ever found in Ethiopia. We weren’t able to see the archaeological site but thought it was a really cool fact. Our...