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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]
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...
48 Hours New Orleans
This post is in partnership with Hotels.com. Many cities across the world are fortunate to have a unique character and culture that helps them stand out from their counterparts when it comes to attracting tourists from all corners of the globe. However, the city of New Orleans takes this whole concept to a new...
FlyLine Flight Subscription
Are you a frequent traveler that is always looking for the best flight deals? Do you get tired of spending hours researching Google Flights, Skyscanner, Expedia and other travel search engines trying to find the cheapest airfares? Are you prepared to pay a small premium to quickly find cheap plane tickets? If the answer to all of...
neighborhoods in manhattan
New York City is a melting pot of cultures, experiences and offers a collection of neighborhoods that epitomize the inherent variety of reasons why the Big Apple is renowned as one of the best cities in the world. Whether you are a frequent visitor to New York City or simply planning a first-time visit, you can be...
manhattan to brooklyn
Walking around New York City is, without a doubt, the best way to explore the Big Apple. Forget hopping on the Subway or taking an Uber, and instead, wear your favorite walking shoes and start exploring the very best of this 24-hour city. NYC is blessed to have a plethora of amazing walks, ranging from the perimeter...