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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]
Husavik whale and puffin tour
Iceland is home to a plethora of amazing natural attractions but perhaps the best reason to visit the Land of Fire and Ice is to enjoy up close and personal wildlife encounters. One of the highlight experiences for anyone heading to Iceland should be a whale and puffin tour! Iceland is home to a myriad of whale species and if...
best oslo attractions
Is there anything better than being able to explore a city knowing that you can do so on a pretty tight budget? When you think about destinations across Europe where you can achieve this, it's unlikely that the Scandinavian nation of Norway (or any of the other countries in this part of the continent) will be very high on...
drive from banff to kootenay national park
The Canadian Rockies is blessed to have a spectacular array of national parks worth exploring. Inevitably, visitors will head to this part of Canada in hope of experiencing the amazing natural attractions throughout Jasper and Banff National Parks but we would argue that there is a third option that you cannot afford to miss out on - Kootenay National...
best lakes in banff national park
What's the first lake that springs to mind when you think about Canada or specifically, Banff National Park? I would argue that a pretty high percentage will likely say Lake Louise and that is of course with good reason. When you think about the best lakes in Banff National Park, the reality is you are spoiled for choice. We...
chelsea market tour
New York City...what else is there to say about this city that hasn't already been discussed before? The reality is, probably not much! There is a reason why the Big Apple is so popular for visitors from all corners of the globe and with so many things to experience, it's no surprise that there is content everywhere you look...
iceland ring road drive
When you travel as much as we do, there are always going to be destinations that immediately spring to mind in terms of creating memorable experiences. For us, there is one place that stands head and shoulders above everywhere else - Iceland! Driving around the Iceland ring road is undoubtedly the best way to experience this country but regardless...
best things to do in lancaster uk
Throughout England, you will find a myriad of historic cities and landmarks that each have something unique and intriguing that will likely make you want to visit. The city of Lancaster certainly falls into this category and following our recent day trip there, we can well and truly attest that this is a place you will not want to...
vilnius to riga
Europe is stereotypically associated with being a closely connected continent where you can easily travel between countries, not only because of the geographic proximity but also because of the Schengen Zone concept and freedom of travel across borders. This is certainly true in the Baltic States area of Europe where you can easily explore countries like Estonia, Latvia, and...
best days out in lancashire
One of the best things about visiting anywhere in the UK is having the ability to stay somewhere and then enjoy a variety of day trips because everything is geographically so close together. The dilemma though is where do you even begin because there are so many places worth experiencing. Given that I was born and bred in the...
chicago and jackson
It's fair to say, the internet is filled with a plethora of information on pretty much every destination in the world. And while those that are well researched and accurately written can be extremely beneficial to would-be travelers, sometimes they just "don’t cut the mustard!" So, our friends Agness and Cez thought they’d try something a little different, and...