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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]
blackpool to lytham
When tourists from across the globe travel to England, it's fair to say that many will visit iconic locations such as London, Manchester, York and Liverpool. But we always encourage people to get outside of these mainstream destinations and experience some of the lesser known gems. The Fylde Coast located in North-West England, approximately 40 miles from...
best luxury vacation resorts in fiji
Crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, luxurious suites with views across the South Pacific Ocean and a myriad of on-site amenities to satisfy every traveler. These are the types of experiences you expect when you visit one of the many luxury resorts scattered across the archipelago of Fijian islands. We want to share a collection of the...
3 day nashville itinerary
This post is in partnership with Hotels.com. The home of country music, the home of hot chicken and the home of the only full-size replica of the Parthenon - that's right, we are talking about the amazing city of Nashville, Tennessee. We want to encourage folks to visit this beautiful city and so we...
best place to stay in fiji
When it comes to luxurious islands around the world, Fiji is certainly near the top for very good reason. But the million dollar question when you visit an island like Fiji is...where do you stay? While we are under no illusions that...
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...