It has been said over and over again the regrets people have for not having traveled more in their youth. It’s so easy to get caught up with settling down, buying houses and working on our careers that we forget to take advantage of seeing the world while we’re young.
Fortunately for Jourdan Bowen, 26, and Madeline Relph, 24, they won’t ever have those regrets. The Australian couple from Sydney’s northern beaches are childhood sweethearts who have been traveling the world together and sharing their enviable adventures on Instagram.
While other twenty-something-year-old couples are purchasing their first homes or buying fancy cars, Bowen and Relph are living on a budget and doing “everything cheap.”
Though they leave frugally, the two are enjoying life to its fullest and visiting far off places that include India, Morocco, Tanzania, Santorini and Turkey.
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The couple, who have been together since their teens, reveal they’ve fallen even more in love with each other through traveling.
Bowen and Relph met as teenagers in Adelaide, Australia, and now reside in Mona Vale in Sydney’s northern beaches.
When they are not on a safari or riding camels through the desert, Relph works as a model for Tree of Life and travel tour company Contiki and Bowen works as a laborer at home in Mona Vale.
Among the most spectacular sights they’ve seen include watching 100 hot air balloons rise over Turkey’s Goreme Valley.
The couple has admitted that they make the perfect travels companions for each other, through thick and thin. Relph told Manly Daily via Daily Mail:
“We are there to see new things and meet new people. We have slept in airports, on buses and on trains and we eat street food and share meals. We do everything cheap — and enjoy life to its fullest.”