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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]
Spring Break in Alabama
When it comes to planning your Spring Break getaway, there are plenty of options dependent on you personal preference. You could be forgiven for thinking about places such as California or Florida but I doubt many would be thinking about enjoying Spring Break in Alabama. However, after reading this post, we are convinced that your opinion...
walking in jersey
There is nothing quite like taking in deep breaths of fresh air while exploring a beautiful natural landscape. The UK is spoiled for choice when it comes to breathtaking natural environments but we would argue that the island of Jersey, in the heart of the Channel Islands, has some of the finest walking trails in the country....
24 hours in lisbon
Europe is blessed to have what seems to be an unlimited number of cities that epitomize everything there is to love about historic architecture. You could be forgiven for suggesting cities such as Rome, Athens, London or Paris when thinking about the so-called "European capital of culture" or "European capital of architecture" but after spending an action-packed...
48 hours in athens
For years, Greece has been at the very top of our list of must-see destinations for a myriad of reasons. From the plethora of gorgeous Greek islands scattered across the Aegean Sea to the rich history and archaeological wonders in the Greek capital of Athens, this country is one that should be on everyone's radar. Our first...
best coffee in new york city
Who doesn't love coffee? Ok, so Heather isn't a big fan but I always tell her that she is the exception! In my opinion, coffee is the only way to start the day and not just because of the caffeine rush to give energy. There is something quite relaxing about spending time in a local coffee shop...
bologna to san marino
When you talk about visiting a country for only one day, the likelihood is that most people will think you are crazy or alternatively, they will suggest that you will see very little in such a short timeframe. However, when visiting some of the world's smallest nations, this is when having less than 24 hours is perfectly...
brooklyn walking tour
When you think about New York City, it's likely that your first thoughts will head towards the hustle and bustle of one of the world's busiest cities. Or perhaps you will think about the iconic landmarks such as the Empire State Building or Statue of Liberty. But we want you to take a moment to contemplate taking...
geneva to zurich
Switzerland is blessed to have breathtaking scenery around almost every corner (or over every mountain range) but it's also a country that is frequently renowned for being one of the more expensive to visit in Europe. For those of you that don't want to miss out on this spectacular scenery, yet don't think you can afford to...
best restaurants in st helier
Jersey may not be the first place you think about when picking the best places around the UK for an eclectic food scene but we would argue that the capital of St. Helier should certainly be on your radar. After spending three days on the Channel Islands' largest island, we quickly became accustomed with the best restaurants...
best places to visit in greece
Did you know that Greece has 6,000 islands in total? It's true and yet it's still pretty astounding to think that a nation can have that many islands associated with it. Can you imagine how difficult it is trying to pinpoint the very best places to visit in Greece from such a plethora of breathtaking options to...