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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]
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...
jim beam urban stillhouse
Are you ready to find your inner flair and a touch of je ne sais quoi flamboyance to create a perfect cocktail using Jim Beam's finest bourbon whiskey? This is exactly what you should be prepared for when you visit the Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse in downtown Louisville to enjoy an epic mixology class experience. Whether you are an...
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...

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