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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]
things to do in south devon
When you think about England, you could be forgiven for associating this beautiful, historic country with London, the idyllic rural villages around the Cotswolds or perhaps the ancient ruins at Stonehenge. However, if you have read many of our other posts associated with England, you will know that we try to focus on some of the "lesser known" destinations...
how to get from midway to o'hare
Have you experienced the disappointment of finding an awesome deal on a flight only to find out it is to an alternative airport to the one you were planning on flying into? Flying into Chicago frequently offers such problems as the Windy City is home to two major airports - Midway and O'Hare. If you have a connecting flight...
street art in oklahoma city
Street art is increasingly becoming the number one way to regenerate and transform a neighborhood and this is certainly the case in a destination like Oklahoma City. During our recent weekend getaway to OKC, we quickly decided that heading out with our friend Ashley from A Southern Gypsy to explore the best street art in Oklahoma City was an...
Nashville Murals
For anyone that still thinks that street art has a detrimental impact on the look and feel of an urban environment, it's time to start re-thinking that philosophy. Street art is undoubtedly playing an integral role throughout the world in helping local communities display their creativity and depicting an untold story of the city that perhaps would never have...
best coffee in oklahoma city
"A cup of coffee shared with a friend is happiness tasted and time well spent" - a quote that many of you may be familiar with and one that instantly resonates with us given our love of stumbling across coffee shops on our travels. Our recent trip to Oklahoma City was no different and having heard about all the best...
48 hours in Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City...what's the first thing that springs to mind? It's ok, you can be completely honest with yourselves and admit that there probably isn't too much that immediately pops into your head unless you have visited this city previously. For those of you that do have something in mind, perhaps it will be the tragic events in 1995 that...
things to do in orlando besides theme parks
Orlando, Florida...The home of Walt Disney World! It's true, everyone that hears the word "Orlando" immediately thinks about Disney World and obviously for good reason. When you add Universal Studios and SeaWorld, it's no surprise at all to hear that the majority of people associate Orlando with theme parks. But what about visiting Orlando without contemplating any of this? Don't...
neighborhoods in nashville
Nashville is a city you cannot help but immediately fall in love with. From the amazing country music scene to the plethora of delectable restaurants offering local cuisine (did someone mention "hot chicken"?), "Music City" is a thriving metropolis that continues to grow and offer incredible opportunities for locals and visitors alike. During our recent trip, we decided to...
camping in devon
When it comes to popular English holiday destinations, the English Riviera is renowned as being one of the best areas to enjoy the gorgeous summer weather, breathtaking scenery and stereotypical experiences that you would generally associate with mainland Europe and the Meditteranean. However, for visitors to the UK, this part of the country may not be the first region...
things to do at disney springs
Heading to Orlando and excited about an amazing Disney World experience? But then you take a step back and realize that your budget just isn't going to allow you to enjoy the very best of Disney World on this trip.  However, it doesn't have to be like this and for those of you that want to experience Disney World...