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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 at disney springs
Heading to Orlando and excited about an amazing Disney World experience? But then you take a step back and realize that your budget just isn't going to allow you to enjoy the very best of Disney World on this trip.  However, it doesn't have to be like this and for those of you that want to experience Disney World...
Hattie Bs Nashville Hot Chicken
Nashville is home to many amazing attractions and rightfully stereotyped as being the home of country music. However, for those of you visiting Music City hoping to experience something a little different, there is certainly another iconic reason for exploring Nashville - hot chicken! That's right, it may not sound like the most appealing cuisine or a justification for...
one day in los angeles
Planning a visit to any major city around the world with only 24 hours to experience the best things to do can be an incredibly challenging prospect. Not only do you have to figure out which attractions are worthwhile and "must-sees" but also you need to have a plan in mind as to how you will navigate around the...
48 hours in san diego
When you think about Southern California, it's fair to say that the glitz and glamor of Hollywood, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco or perhaps even the natural beauty throughout Yosemite National Park will be at the forefront of your mind. But what about if you head further south and explore the very tip of Southern California?...
melbourne cbd
Have you ever imagined what it's like to explore the world's most livable city? We had an opportunity to experience a week in Melbourne, Australia and it's no surprise that we immediately realized why this beautiful city earned that coveted accolade. We used our time in Melbourne to take a trip along the infamous Great Ocean Road but the...
Joshua Tree National Park in the heart of Southern California may not have the instant breathtaking landscapes comparable to the likes of Yellowstone or Yosemite but what it does have is a distinctive and unique blend of natural beauty. A 2-hour drive from the heart of downtown Los Angeles ensures that Joshua Tree is a popular national park and during...
best east coast usa road trips
Whether you are contemplating visiting the gorgeous lighthouses and delicious seafood around the New England states or perhaps heading further south to the iconic attractions such as Walt Disney World in Florida, there is something quite spectacular about the East coast in the US that makes this such an attractive destination for many reasons. Road tripping is undoubtedly the best...
best west coast usa road trips
When the Dalai Lama spoke his infamous words, "Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before," I think it's fair to say this resonates perfectly with those that LOVE road tripping around the world. I know that we certainly fall into this category and this is particularly true when thinking about the best way to explore the...
things to do in hollywood
Whether you are an aspiring actor looking for fame in the next Hollywood blockbuster or simply a traveling tourist ready to admire a location that has become synonymous with the world's iconic stars, Hollywood, California is one of those places that you are likely to have a love-hate relationship with. I am going to start by saying we thoroughly...
Big Basin Hiking
When you think about California, it's fair to say that many will likely consider Los Angeles, the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, San Diego or perhaps even Yosemite National Park. However, during our visit to San Jose and Silicon Valley, we would argue that in terms of natural beauty, Big Basin Redwoods State Park is even more majestic...