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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]
day trips from manchester
While Manchester frequently falls into the shadow of England's capital city of London, it's also a great place to use as a base to experience a myriad of awesome day trips. Whether you are intrigued by the prospect of exploring some hidden gems in Northern England, or perhaps inspired to hop on the train and head south...
weekend getaways in europe
When it comes to enjoying the perfect weekend getaway destination, there are a myriad of locations around the world that likely will spring to mind. However, for those of you fortunate to live in Europe, the list of possibilities is endless. Europe epitomizes everything there is to love about a quick and easy weekend getaway, with cheap...
craft farms golf resort
Many of the greatest golf courses around the world are designed by some of the best players from previous generations. When you have the opportunity to play one of Arnold Palmer's plethora of course designs, you will quickly realize why this is such an amazing experience. Craft Farms Golf Resort along the Gulf Coast of Alabama may...
footgolf
For the traditionalists, there is nothing better than hitting the links and enjoying a relaxing round of golf with friends or family. But for those of you that like a little adventure or perhaps experiencing something new, perhaps the thought of trying out one of the coolest new sports is appealing. FootGolf is a combination of "football"...
universal's aventura hotel
When you think about iconic theme parks, the city of Orlando is likely the first place on the tip of your tongue. Universal Orlando Resort may not have the same number of visitors as it's more infamous counterpart down the road but following our recent visit to Orlando where we stayed at the "ultra-modern" property in the...
best day trips in florida
One of the best ways to explore a variety of new destinations during a vacation is to experience a collection of awesome day trips. We have always loved finding a base location and then incorporating several day trips into our trip. Exploring many of the larger US states using day trips is a challenging experience but one...
plan a weekend trip
How do you travel so much? How do you afford to explore as much of the world as you do? Why can I never find cheap flight deals or understand how to take a weekend road trip? We have lost count the number of time we are asked these questions regarding how we are able to travel...
Gulf Shores Getaway
Enjoying a Gulf Coast getaway is all about relaxing along the 32 miles of pristine, white sandy beaches that line this spectacular stretch of coastline...ok, that's one way of experiencing a trip to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach and you certainly would be 100% accurate about this type of visit. After visiting this beautiful region of Alabama...
Sydney to Canberra Day Trip
Australia is blessed to have a plethora of amazing destinations that every visitor should want to add to their itinerary. Whether it's the beautiful cities of Sydney or Melbourne, or perhaps the iconic Gold Coast or Uluru in the heart of the Outback. But there is one destination that we think frequently falls under the radar and...
day trips from florence
Visitors to Italy are spoiled for choice when it comes to destinations worth exploring. One of the challenging aspects is deciding where to visit but the beauty of Italy is that if you choose the right destination as your base, you can easily explore the rest of the country via day trips (or multi-day trips if you...