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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 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...
Christmas lights at the beach
For those of you that love to celebrate the festive season in warmer climates but want to stay in the Northern Hemisphere, why not head to the Gulf Coast to experience the holidays and embrace the gorgeous weather that you can frequently find in this part of the US. While Gulf Shores and Orange Beach is an area of...
street art in mobile
While the Gulf Coast is a popular hotspot for gorgeous beaches and delicious seafood, you could be forgiven for not realizing that this is also the location of an amazing array of creative street art. Head away from the 30 miles of breathtaking white, sandy beaches in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach to visit the city of Mobile to...
fall road trips
Whether you are a leaf peeper that loves discovering the best fall foliage in Minnesota or perhaps you just prefer this time of the year as its all about pumpkin lattes and toasted marshmallows around the campfire, the fall season is undoubtedly a great time to explore the inherent beauty of all 50 US states. If you love hitting...
blue mountains day trip
While the state of New South Wales in South-East Australia is primarily renowned for the iconic city of Sydney (and other urban areas), there is another area which is equally spectacular yet frequently lies in the shadow of the urban counterpart. The Blue Mountains are a mountainous region in New South Wales that are the perfect location to get...
st louis to chicago
Road trips are a great way to explore new places and stumble across hidden gems. While the US is home to a plethora of amazing iconic road trips, some of the lesser known road trip experiences are equally spectacular. The Midwest may not be the first area of the US you think about visiting (unless you are located in...
day trips from manchester
While Manchester frequently falls into the shadow of England's capital city of London, it's also a great place to use as a base to experience a myriad of awesome day trips. Whether you are intrigued by the prospect of exploring some hidden gems in Northern England, or perhaps inspired to hop on the train and head south to London...
weekend getaways in europe
When it comes to enjoying the perfect weekend getaway destination, there are a myriad of locations around the world that likely will spring to mind. However, for those of you fortunate to live in Europe, the list of possibilities is endless. Europe epitomizes everything there is to love about a quick and easy weekend getaway, with cheap flights, awesome...
craft farms golf resort
Many of the greatest golf courses around the world are designed by some of the best players from previous generations. When you have the opportunity to play one of Arnold Palmer's plethora of course designs, you will quickly realize why this is such an amazing experience. Craft Farms Golf Resort along the Gulf Coast of Alabama may not be...
footgolf
For the traditionalists, there is nothing better than hitting the links and enjoying a relaxing round of golf with friends or family. But for those of you that like a little adventure or perhaps experiencing something new, perhaps the thought of trying out one of the coolest new sports is appealing. FootGolf is a combination of "football" (or soccer...