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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]
Dallas to Austin Road Trip
Texas may be the largest of all 48 contiguous states but that doesn't mean it should stop you from taking some epic day trips with a myriad of awesome destinations waiting to be explored throughout the Lone Star State. One of our favorite day trips that is definitely realistic given that size of the state is the...
best fall colors in st louis
It's fair to say that St. Louis is our "home away from home." We have started taking pretty frequent trips to the Gateway City given that we are only three hours away and the beauty of visiting St. Louis is that we are able to find something unique each time we are there. During our recent visit...
best coffee in waco
Texas may be renowned for being home to Dallas (city and TV show), the Longhorns, George Bush and much more, but did you also know that there is an awesome local coffee shop scene in a number of locations across the state? During our recent visit to Texas, we headed to Austin for a conference and after...
best family christmas traditions
Christmas is all about spending time with family, enjoying seasonal festivities and of course, experiencing annual traditions that makes this time of the year such a special occasion. But depending on where you are in the world will determine exactly what traditions are common. We have been fortunate to experience Christmas in several countries but we wanted...
falls creek falls hike
Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you love experiencing epic hiking trails around the world or simply want to enjoy the breathtaking foliage, this season is definitely the best time to put on your favorite walking shoes and venture out to explore. Arkansas may not be the first place you think about...
things to do in gulf shores and orange beach
Whether you love lounging on the beach or simply enjoy visiting a destination on the coast, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is the perfect location to experience a little bit of everything. From fun in the sun to a myriad of both indoor and outdoor activities, the Gulf Coast of Alabama is a haven for every type...
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...