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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]
elephant rocks state park
Breathtaking natural landscapes and geological phenomena are not necessarily words you would associate with the state of Missouri. However, when you hear the name Elephant Rocks State Park, surely this has to be a really awesome experience? Don't worry, this state park in the heart of Missouri doesn't disappoint in a number of ways. From awesome hiking trails to the...
cabinzero backpack
Have you ever fallen in love with a product that you can well and truly claim has changed the way you travel? We have enjoyed using a variety of travel products, many from leading brands in the travel industry while others are from up and coming organizations looking to thrive in this saturated market. However, nothing can quite compare...
jim beam american stillhouse
Kentucky may be famous for the iconic horse race that takes place at Churchill Downs every year but I would argue that this state should be renowned for something on a much larger scale - bourbon whiskey! What better place to start your experience that the world's largest brand of bourbon - Jim Beam. A visit to Clermont, Kentucky, located...
huntsville botanical garden
Anyone that has visited a botanical garden may be under the illusion that it's all about a variety of floral species in a perfectly manicured setting. If that's your impression of a botanical garden, that's perfectly fine and to an extent, that's pretty much what they are all about. However, after spending a few hours at the Huntsville Botanical...
weekend in louisville
When you think about Louisville, Kentucky, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby, also known as the most famous horse race in the world. Or perhaps the Louisville Slugger Museum, an iconic location home to the famous "Louisville Slugger" baseball bat which is made here. Either of these answers is certainly accurate...
oldest city in the usa
Did you know that the oldest city in the USA is St. Augustine, Florida? I will be completely honest and say that I had no idea. St. Augustine is famous in the world of golf given that it is home to the iconic World Golf Hall of Fame museum which inducts golfing legends but when it comes to American...
twickenham historic district
Take a moment to think about relaxing in an idyllic antebellum home with a gorgeous garden and the sound of birds chirping away in the background. For many of us, this may be a distant dream but for those fortunate enough to live in the spectacular Twickenham historic district in Huntsville, Alabama, this is a reality they can wake...
best cities to visit in the usa
From New York City to Los Angeles and from Miami to Seattle, the United States is blessed to have a number of diverse cities waiting to be explored. We all know that Americans have very limited vacation time so we want to share a collaborative guide on the best cities to visit in the USA for an amazing weekend. Weekend...
the cheshire st louis
If you are looking for a charming boutique establishment that epitomizes everything you associate with stereotypical British charm, look no further than The Cheshire St Louis Hotel. Whether you are inspired by British heritage or simply love reading historic literary masterpieces from across the pond, a weekend stay at The Cheshire St Louis offers the ultimate experience to inspire...
things to do in huntsville
A visit to Alabama may not be on everyone's immediate bucket list radar but after hearing that the TBEX North America conference was going to be hosted in Huntsville in 2017, we were immediately excited about the prospect of taking the short four-hour drive over from Arkansas. After spending a few days here interacting with fellow like-minded travel bloggers and...

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