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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 the grand canyon south rim
This post is in partnership with Hotels.com. The US is blessed to have a plethora of breathtaking areas designated as national parks. Whether you are a fan of the Mighty 5 in Utah or perhaps the iconic Yellowstone or Yosemite National Park's further north, these areas offer some of the most spectacular natural landscapes not only in the United States...
best things to do in fayetteville nc
Are you looking for the best things to do in Fayetteville, NC? Are you ready to experience a fun-filled, action-packed weekend getaway in a destination that offers so much outside of being widely known as being the home of the Fort Bragg military installation? Join us as we explore a collection of cool attractions, epic eateries, vibrant urban brewhouses...
best things to do in orlando for adults
This post is in partnership with Hotels.com. When you think about the best destinations for a fun-filled family adventure, Orlando is probably one of the first places you would consider visiting. However, did you know that Orlando is not just the perfect destination to take the kids and enjoy a plethora of fun activities in those iconic theme parks? That's...
best coffee shops in fayetteville nc
"Coffee is always a good idea"...it's a quote we frequently see and one that we 100% attest to whether we are at home or on the road. One of the great things about traveling across the globe is that while there are many unique differences from one country to the next, coffee seems to be pretty constant wherever you...
village creek state park arkansas
At almost 7000 acres of breathtaking landscape along Crowley's Ridge in the heart of Northeast Arkansas, Village Creek State Park is a rural hidden gem that should be on everyone's radar while planning a trip to the Natural State. While Arkansas may not be the first state you think about exploring, some of the lesser known gems are what...
Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park
This post is in partnership with Hotels.com. Are you ready to enjoy a weekend trip to leave the hustle and bustle of city life behind? If you are a SoCal local or perhaps want to experience a short getaway to this area of California, taking a road trip from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park to experience the inherent...
weekend trips in california
When it comes to the best area of the United States to experience a myriad of epic 48 hour getaways, there are not many better spots than to enjoy a collection of weekend trips in California. Recognized as the "Golden State", California is the third largest state in the US after Alaska and Texas and is full of amazing...
mammoth spring state park
Did you know that one of the world's largest springs is located in Northern Arkansas? Mammoth Spring State Park may not be the first place you think about visiting to experience a natural wonder, but with over nine million gallons of water flowing every hour, this is definitely a part of the Natural State that you should consider visiting....
Christmas in Basel
Christmas around the world has many unique characteristics but when we start thinking about the most magical places to enjoy the festive season, Switzerland is certainly near the very top of our list for a plethora of reasons. Whether you are contemplating the idea of visiting the iconic Swiss Alps for the idyllic "White Christmas" or perhaps heading to...
best christmas towns in usa
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year and what better way to enjoy the seasonal festivities than by exploring a plethora of the best Christmas towns in USA. Whether you are visiting the US from overseas or simply looking to enjoy a few alternative destinations from within the State, we reached out to many of the most...