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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]
best coffee in gulf shores
With 32 miles of pristine beaches, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama is the perfect location for a relaxing getaway. Home to a collection of fresh seafood restaurants and a variety of indoor/outdoor activities, it's no surprise that the Gulf Coast is a popular destination. However, one thing that may surprise you is that Gulf Shores and...
orlando murals
If you really want to experience the true vibe and feel of a city, we strongly encourage you to check out the local street art scene as it frequently represents the plethora of neighborhoods that make up the metropolis. We have been fortunate to experience artistic creativity in the US by visiting the best street art in...
best coffee in orlando
Orlando is all about the theme parks, right? Whether it's Disney World, Universal or Sea World, it's a common stereotype but just how accurate is this? Despite being recent annual passholders at Disney, we have decided to start visiting this wonderful city in search of everything else that makes Orlando such a popular destination for both locals...
best northeast usa road trips
When it comes to exploring the very best of the United States, there is no better way to accomplish this than by taking an epic road trip. We LOVE packing our car with the essentials and then heading out on a long weekend road trip to enjoy new parts of the US. From the east coast to...
billings to yellowstone
Experiencing the beauty of Yellowstone National Park is perhaps the pinnacle of all 60 USA national parks. Breathtaking panoramic landscapes, a myriad of wildlife residing in their natural habitats and a plethora of geothermal activity makes Yellowstone one of the most frequently visited national parks across the US. If you are visiting the states of Wyoming, Idaho...
best coffee in billings
When you are traveling the world, there are certain things that are pretty standard wherever you go - coffee is certainly one of these. After traveling to 35 countries across the globe and all 50 US states, it's fair to say that we have been fortunate to sample some of the best local coffee shops in a...
Road tripping between two iconic cities is definitely our idea of an exciting long weekend getaway. Whether we are leaving after work on Friday and coming back late Sunday evening or adding an extra day to make the most of a holiday weekend, finding an area where you can maximize your time is something we always love...
arches to canyonlands national park
If you love the great outdoors, there are not many places in the US more inviting than the spectacular array of national parks in Utah. Renowned as being the home of the "Mighty 5", Utah is blessed to have a collection of natural landscapes that attract visitors from all across the globe. If you are planning a...
value of vacation
"Travel is never a matter of money but of courage" (Paulo Coelho)...for those of you that love traveling the world and are able to experience it, this quote is likely near and dear to your heart. But unfortunately, this is not the case with many Americans. Did you know that 49 percent of working Americans would give...
Colorado National Monument
From the Rocky Mountains to the Mile High City, Colorado is home to a plethora of amazing attractions but yet there are still many that are frequently left in the radar because of the iconic aforementioned places that attract so much attention. One of these lesser-known locations we would argue is the Colorado National Monument, located in...