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Chris Boothman is the co-founder of A Brit and A Southerner. Born near Manchester, England, Chris moved to USA in 2006 where he soon after met his wife and travel partner in crime, Heather. They have since embarked on an amazing journey of travel as they challenge others to follow in their paths of working full-time but also being able to travel frequently! If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact Chris at [email protected]
drive from banff to lake louise
When you visit the Canadian Rockies, you can be sure that you won't be leaving without admiring a plethora of spectacular scenery. For those of you heading to the beautiful alpine town of Banff, a day trip to Lake Louise will certainly capture your attention. Why not maximize this trip by enjoying an epic drive from Banff to Lake...
polar explorers
As travelers, we all have some crazy stories to tell. But probably the best of them all come from polar explorers of the past centuries. They braved the most extreme conditions and reached the poles despite having none of the tools we have today. We are delighted to collaborate with our friends, Cez and Agness, from eTramping who have pitched...
drive from jasper to banff national park
When you think about some of the iconic drives around the world, the Icefields Parkway in the Canadian Rockies is surely near the top of most lists. It's one thing listening to reviews of the experience or admiring gorgeous pictures of scenery along this route, but to actually enjoy the awe-inspiring drive from Jasper to Banff National Park is...
glacier skywalk jasper
Skydiving, bungee jumping and swimming with sharks... what's the first thing that springs to mind when you hear these? Crazy, awesome or perhaps, terrifying! These are just a few examples of "bucket list" experiences that many adrenaline junkies around the world love to enjoy! Do you enjoy living life on the edge or do you prefer something a little...
Brewster Travel Canada Glacier Adventure
The exhilarating experience of walking on the Athabasca Glacier is not something that you may think is suitable for everyone and only for the adventure folks out there. However, thanks to Brewster Travel Canada, they have created an opportunity for all skill levels and ages to be able to enjoy this breathtaking attraction. Whether you are an avid thrill seeker...
auckland to bay of islands
If you are considering taking a day trip from Auckland to Bay of Islands in the northern section of New Zealand's North Island, you should! Having spent a day exploring the Auckland CBD, we hopped in our rental car and ventured north in search of the amazing untouched coastline that typifies the spectacular Bay of Islands region. The North...
48 hours in jasper national park
The Canadian Rockies is a spectacular region of the Maple Leaf nation and anyone visiting here should savor every moment of spectacular scenery that you will stumble across. However, what if you only have a short time in this part of Canada? During our recent visit to Jasper and Banff, we had a couple of days in each national...
evan williams tour
It's hard to imagine that a budding entrepreneur from Wales would make the long journey across the Atlantic Ocean to start a thriving bourbon distillery on the banks of the Ohio River. However, this is exactly what Evan Williams accomplished in the late 18th-century when he headed across the pond to start what has since become the second largest...
whistlers mountain jasper skytram
If you are looking for spectacular views across Jasper National Park, why not consider taking a trip to the summit of Whistlers Mountain? More on the name of this later and why you should never confuse this with its more infamous counterpart that has a very similar name. Rather than thinking about plotting your route to the summit of...
things to do in jasper national park
When you think about spectacular natural landscapes, it's feasible that you may think about places like Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon or perhaps the Mighty 5 national parks in Utah. However, after visiting the Canadian Rockies during our recent trip to Jasper and Banff National Parks, we think that this part of Canada is unequivocally superior to anything...

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