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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]
ilfracombe devon
The magical beauty of the UK can be found when visitors head outside of their comfort zone and explore places generally frequented only by die-hard locals and stereotypical British travels who prefer to stay within the confines of the island. The South-West corner of the UK, notably home to the counties of Devon and Cornwall, is a...
Delicate Arch Hike
Do you ever find yourselves looking in awe at folks that are hiking death defying trails through iconic mountain ranges around the world? But wait...you quickly realize that extreme hiking or even contemplating the thought of hiking 10+ miles in a day just isn't something you are prepared for. It's ok, you won't be the first or...
Denver to Moab Road Trip
If you are looking for a magical long weekend getaway, there are not many places more spectacular than the connecting states of Colorado and Utah. Filled with a plethora of breathtaking national parks, epic natural scenery and an abundance of outdoor adventure waiting to be explored, visitors to either of these states will have plenty to keep...
estes park to rocky mountain national park
When you think about the most iconic USA national parks, it's fair to say that Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado will likely be near the top of most peoples lists...and for very good reason. After visiting all 50 states and a number of other iconic national parks, we finally had the opportunity to visit the heart...
Basel to Colmar
There is something quite magical about spending the Christmas season in Europe. From the seasonal festivities featuring some of the best Christmas markets anywhere in the world to the stereotypical cold weather that just highlights the need to sample hot chocolate or mulled wine, Europe is undoubtedly the place to be at Christmas. Switzerland and France are...
disney world annual pass
Anyone with aspirations of visiting Walt Disney World in Orlando will know that this can be an incredibly expensive vacation. From the cost of tickets to hotels in the immediate vicinity to Disney World, you need to carefully budget before heading to the heart of Florida. But...did you know that it doesn’t need to be quite this...
48 hours in Arlington
Anyone that has visited Washington DC will know everything in this area generally revolves around the White House, the National Mall, the Smithsonian museums and the iconic monuments and memorials in this part of the nation's capital. And all of this would be for very good reason! But did you know that just a short walk from...
USA National Parks
How many USA national parks have you visited? How many do you want to visit? Did you know there are now 61 areas that are now officially classified as national parks in the United States? All of these are questions we that you will be able to answer after reading this post. We have been fortunate to...
las vegas to death valley
Exploring any national park in less than a day is incredibly challenging but when you are planning a visit to the largest national park outside of Alaska, it adds another layer of complexity to the challenge. That's exactly what I did during my adventure out west when I decided to take a day trip from Las Vegas...
best golf in gulf shores
When you have a passion for something, it's incredibly difficult to stop enjoying it, regardless of how often you actually get to experience it. That's exactly how I feel about golf and although the frequency I get to the golf course is much less than when I played collegiate golf, I still want to embrace this experience....