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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]
venice of america
Nestled in the heart of Los Angeles County is a charming, hidden gem that for years has frequently been forgotten despite the inherent beauty throughout the location. Venice Beach, located just a short distance from the heart of the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, is a coastal town famous for its iconic boardwalk, yet its the breathtaking sight...
Arcadia Valley
When you think about climbing to the highest point in any location, it's fair to say that you will be doing this for one of many possible reasons. Are you looking to stay in shape? Do you want to conquer a bucket list of "high" mountains? Or perhaps, if you are like us, you are simply hoping to experience...
canonteign falls
There is something quite magical about waterfalls. Whether it's the relaxing sound of water trickling over the edge or the powerful rushing flow that we associate with some of the world's strongest falls, the inherent beauty of these natural features are what makes these such an appealing attraction for us as we travel the world. During our recent trip...
best coffee in nashville
Looking for the best coffee in Nashville? You have come to the right place! We almost consider ourselves to be "locals" in Music City with the frequency that we head across I-40 to experience this beautiful metropolis in the heart of Tennessee. Each time we visit Nashville, we look to experience something unique and the beauty about...
street art in austin
You have probably established by now that we love street art. There is something quite captivating about the artistic creativity that is generated through the various murals that are designed throughout a location. We love it so much now that whenever we travel, street art is generally pretty high up on our list of desired things to see in...
best castles in europe
Europe is home to many amazing historical landmarks, architectural masterpieces and of course, possesses a rich cultural heritage unlike anywhere else in the world. One of the best ways to appreciate and better understand this amazing continent is to explore the diverse blend of castles, each with their own unique story and impact on the nation they reside. When...
fjallsarlon glacier lagoon
When it comes to finding the best things to do in South Iceland, you could be forgiven for thinking that this involves waterfalls such as Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss or perhaps the distinctive black sandy beaches in Vik. But if you head further along the southern Icelandic coast, you will reach a spot that is famous for being home to...
international travel insurance
Traveling the world without insurance is a little bit like traveling the world without your passport! It's CRAZY to contemplate heading out on a trip overseas without having any type of international travel insurance in place. Let's be honest, no one knows what may happen tomorrow or any time in the future. It's all about preparation and taking appropriate...
things to do in south devon
When you think about England, you could be forgiven for associating this beautiful, historic country with London, the idyllic rural villages around the Cotswolds or perhaps the ancient ruins at Stonehenge. However, if you have read many of our other posts associated with England, you will know that we try to focus on some of the "lesser known" destinations...
how to get from midway to o'hare
Have you experienced the disappointment of finding an awesome deal on a flight only to find out it is to an alternative airport to the one you were planning on flying into? Flying into Chicago frequently offers such problems as the Windy City is home to two major airports - Midway and O'Hare. If you have a connecting flight...