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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]
My first experience in the United States of America was visiting the amazing city that is New York City. The stereotypical 24 hour city of the world certainly lives up to it's reputation and I was delighted whenever we arranged to go back here so that Heather could experience this vibrant city for the first time. Where to stay...
Stratford Upon Avon, located in the heart of England's beautiful countryside would normally just be like any other small town aside from one person who changed the way this town is perceived - William Shakespeare. Probably the most infamous writer, playwright and poet, Shakespeare was born in England in the middle of the 16th Century. The town is a popular...
Prior to our trip to the Tampa Bay Area of Florida in 2011, Destin was the only Florida location that either of us had traveled to and we both knew there had to be much more to Florida than what we had already seen. Venturing further south we decided to spend a long weekend in the Tampa area. We...
st ives cornwall
If you are visiting England for the first time, you could be forgiven for thinking that you have to start by exploring London. However, we challenge you to think outside the box and consider heading outside of the capital and visiting an area such as Cornwall in southwest England. During Heather's first visit to the UK, we headed to...
mevagissey cornwall
Whether you are heading to Cornwall for the first time or are a frequent visitor to the southwest coast, the quintessential fishing village of Mevagissey is a spot you cannot afford to miss. I recall frequently visiting this village as a child on annual holiday trips to Cornwall, so having the opportunity to take Heather there on her first...
When considering the best things to do in London, the reality is that you are spoiled for choice. There is literally something for everyone in the English capital, so regardless of your personal taste, you can be sure that you will stumble across plenty of things to keep you occupied. In fact, the challenging aspect is figuring out exactly...