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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 bologna
Traveling the world not only enables you to visit iconic destinations but it also allows you to stumble across gems that perhaps you normally wouldn't think about experiencing. Located in the heart of the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy, Bologna is a city that we can well and truly attest is a place that should be on any Italian travel...
leu gardens orlando
Botanical gardens are more than just a place to display a plethora of extravagant floral displays. Instead, they offer an opportunity for visitors to enjoy a peaceful haven of tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and a secluded spot where everyone can gather their thoughts and truly appreciate the beauty of nature. Harry P. Leu...
dickens of a christmas franklin
The annual Dickens of a Christmas festival in Franklin, Tennessee is the perfect opportunity for all the family to enjoy the holiday festivities while taking a whirlwind trip back in time to the Charles Dickens era. While there are plenty of things to do in Franklin all year round, visiting during the festive season is definitely a great opportunity to...
venice of america
Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles County is a charming, hidden gem that for years has frequently been forgotten despite the inherent beauty throughout the location. Venice Beach, located just a short distance from the heart of the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, is a coastal town famous for its iconic boardwalk, yet its the breathtaking sight...
Arcadia Valley
When you think about climbing to the highest point in any location, it's fair to say that you will be doing this for one of many possible reasons. Are you looking to stay in shape? Do you want to conquer a bucket list of "high" mountains? Or perhaps, if you are like us, you are simply hoping to experience...
canonteign falls
There is something quite magical about waterfalls. Whether it's the relaxing sound of water trickling over the edge or the powerful rushing flow that we associate with some of the world's strongest falls, the inherent beauty of these natural features are what makes these such an appealing attraction for us as we travel the world. During our recent trip...
best coffee in nashville
Looking for the best coffee in Nashville? You have come to the right place! We almost consider ourselves to be "locals" in Music City with the frequency that we head across I-40 to experience this beautiful metropolis in the heart of Tennessee. Each time we visit Nashville, we look to experience something unique and the beauty about this rapidly...
street art in austin
You have probably established by now that we love street art. There is something quite captivating about the artistic creativity that is generated through the various murals that are designed throughout a location. We love it so much now that whenever we travel, street art is generally pretty high up on our list of desired things to see in...
best castles in europe
Europe is home to many amazing historical landmarks, architectural masterpieces and of course, possesses a rich cultural heritage unlike anywhere else in the world. One of the best ways to appreciate and better understand this amazing continent is to explore the diverse blend of castles, each with their own unique story and impact on the nation they reside. When...
fjallsarlon glacier lagoon
When it comes to finding the best things to do in South Iceland, you could be forgiven for thinking that this involves waterfalls such as Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss or perhaps the distinctive black sandy beaches in Vik. But if you head further along the southern Icelandic coast, you will reach a spot that is famous for being home to...