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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]
Just a quick post today to wish everyone around the world a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! When thinking about some of the great Christmas traditions here in England, here are some of our favourites that we have experienced already this year: Christmas Crackers For the American readers on here, you probably haven't experienced the British tradition of pulling...
Christmas in Paris - what could be more romantic? Well, we are technically not spending Christmas in Paris but we have just spent three amazing days exploring this beautiful city during the Christmas season. Our experiences at the Louvre, Eiffel Tower et al. are all to come but for our first story we want to share with you our experience...
There is so much out there whenever you look for AI resorts, though the stereotypical locations of Mexico, The Caribbean and islands further afield certainly spring to mind. Even though there are obvious drawbacks which you may have read on yesterday's post, I want to focus on researching what the benefits are to visiting a resort where everything is included...
What is your take on all-inclusive resorts? Are you an avid believer of paying a flat fee (or so you think!) and everything being included? After you have read this post, I would recommend referring to both the positives (see tomorrow)and negatives and considering which applies to you. I certainly am not leaning either way at the moment and...
Our final installment of 'Travel Blogger Interviews' before we head out of the country, and we are delighted to welcome Heather Cole from The Conversant Traveller. Please feel free to comment, ask questions and connect with Heather using her various social media fronts listed below. We would like to give a special THANK YOU to Heather for taking time to interview with...

The Starbucks Lingo

I read a really interesting article published by Lee Abbamonte (Hope you don't mind me using your great work for inspiration!) some time ago that really inspired me to write this short article on Starbucks. This is all about the lingo that we are all accustomed to now whenever we visit Starbucks. Have you ever wandered into a Starbucks and thought for...
One of our favorite vacations we have taken was in December 2012 when we went to the Land of Oz – AUSTRALIA. To coin the phrase ‘Down Under’, Australia is a perfect location for anyone in the northern hemisphere that wants to head south in the winter and celebrate Christmas and/or New Year in the sun. Gorgeous weather, pristine beaches and...
brisbane cricket ground
For all our American readers out there, please read on even though you may not at all think you are interested in the game of cricket. I have been fortunate enough to grow up surrounded by cricket, in England of course cricket is one of the leading sports along with Football and Rugby. So when we decided to go...
Today featuring in our series of 'Travel Blogger Interviews' is Anastasia Sofia from Gallivant Girl as we continue our SUNDAY SOCIAL theme! Please feel free to comment, ask questions and connect with Anastasia using her various social media fronts listed below. We would like to give a special THANK YOU to Anastasia for taking time to interview with us! Name: Anastasia Sofia Hometown: Sheffield, Yorkshire (United Kingdom) Website: Gallivant...
If you are looking to really push the boat out and find a global location that has 'ultimate relaxation' written all over it, you won't find many better spots that Mauritius. You may first ask - where in the world is Mauritius located? Set in the heart of the Indian Ocean off the East coast of Africa, Mauritius is...

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