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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]
Is there anything better than taking a random trip somewhere on a long weekend break? We love just being spontaneous and leaving it until the last minute to take trips. Of course, when you are looking at international travel, for the most part you need to plan in advance because you are likely going to need to take time...
Following up on our other post regarding the National Mall in Washington DC, we had a great experience visiting a number of FREE (yes that's right, the majority of museums in the Mall in DC are free of charge) museums. Truth be told, you could probably spend at least half a day or maybe even a full day if...
If you are looking to spend a full day exploring a plethora of history, heritage, fun and excitement for FREE then you would do well to find anywhere better suited than the National Mall in Washington DC. You are probably asking - surely it is too good to be true that you claim everything is free and there has...
Whenever you think about things to do in Dallas, Texas you are probably not considering visiting a furniture store and getting excited about it. Well, when you have never visited an IKEA before and are looking for anything relating to modern day furniture or household goods, this store certainly provides a delectable array of products and overall experience that...
Where would we be without the world of blogging? Ok so that may be a little bit of a cliché but if we hadn't discovered the magnitude of blogs out there, we probably wouldn't have established our original name of 'Tourist Guide Central'. It seems like a long time ago that we came up with that name and in hindsight...
The World of Coca-Cola truly is an amazing attraction for kids and anyone who would like to revisit their childhood. With a variety of 'hands on' experiences and a tour throughout Coca-Cola's history, this venue presents the ultimate experience in learning about how this company expanded into a global conglomerate. The tour begins with a trip down memory lane to...
You know those towns that you drive through on your way to your destination and sometimes you just come across a real gem of a place that you have to stop and investigate? All those times that you are driving on an intended route and then you take a wrong turn somewhere along the way and end up in...
I have been doing a lot of research recently on other folks travel blogs, social media networks and the Internet as a whole, and it truly amazes me how some people are able to travel for a living and venture wherever they like pretty much whenever they like. In reality, we are not all as fortunate as these "vagabonds" and...
In the heart of Tennessee is where country music really began - Nashville! This city really has developed since the good old days of Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, now there is a mix of modern day country music and a vast array of other attractions that tourists can experience whilst visiting the original Country Music Hall of Fame. I...
Apparently being located in the Mid-South of the United States is not all that bad after all! At least we get to see the legend Sir Elton John LIVE in concert at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN at least once in a blue moon. I have to admit that I am not a big concert frequenter but when...

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