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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]
Whenever you think about things to do in Dallas, Texas you are probably not considering visiting a furniture store and getting excited about it. Well, when you have never visited an IKEA before and are looking for anything relating to modern day furniture or household goods, this store certainly provides a delectable array of products and overall experience that...
Where would we be without the world of blogging? Ok so that may be a little bit of a cliché but if we hadn't discovered the magnitude of blogs out there, we probably wouldn't have established our original name of 'Tourist Guide Central'. It seems like a long time ago that we came up with that name and in hindsight...
The World of Coca-Cola truly is an amazing attraction for kids and anyone who would like to revisit their childhood. With a variety of 'hands on' experiences and a tour throughout Coca-Cola's history, this venue presents the ultimate experience in learning about how this company expanded into a global conglomerate. The tour begins with a trip down memory lane to...
You know those towns that you drive through on your way to your destination and sometimes you just come across a real gem of a place that you have to stop and investigate? All those times that you are driving on an intended route and then you take a wrong turn somewhere along the way and end up in...
I have been doing a lot of research recently on other folks travel blogs, social media networks and the Internet as a whole, and it truly amazes me how some people are able to travel for a living and venture wherever they like pretty much whenever they like. In reality, we are not all as fortunate as these "vagabonds" and...
In the heart of Tennessee is where country music really began - Nashville! This city really has developed since the good old days of Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, now there is a mix of modern day country music and a vast array of other attractions that tourists can experience whilst visiting the original Country Music Hall of Fame.
Apparently being located in the Mid-South of the United States is not all that bad after all! At least we get to see the legend Sir Elton John LIVE in concert at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN at least once in a blue moon. I have to admit that I am not a big concert frequenter but when...
When you think about Australian cities, you are all probably thinking about the same place - Sydney! This is undoubtedly the iconic place throughout the Southern Hemisphere and certainly a city worth visiting if you are fortunate enough to travel to Australia. When we decided to head to Brisbane and Gold Coast for our Honeymoon over Christmas 2012, I...
The hub of entertainment for all ages in Sydney is the area known as Darling Harbour. This area is home to a precinct of attractions, notably many of which attract thousands of visitors every day. There are plenty of things to do for the whole family at Darling Harbour, with so many of Sydney's attractions to choose from. There's hands-on...
The setting is majestic, the architecture is magnificent and the atmosphere is memorable! Everything about visiting the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge provides visitors with a brilliant example of how iconic imagery can be used to stereotype a city. If we polled 100 people about what the most landmark in Sydney (or even Australia), you would be...