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Heather Boothman

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Heather Boothman is the co-founder of A Brit and A Southerner. Born and in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Heather has always been a fond traveler but was only able to start fulfilling her dreams of traveling the world when she met her husband, Chris in 2008. 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 Heather at [email protected]
Indigo Marble Camera Strap
We all love taking pictures during our trips. There has never been a cheaper souvenir than your own photographs. When preparing for a big adventure I always want to ensure that my camera is charged, I have plenty of memory cards and an additional battery. However, something you might not think about while getting your gear together is the camera strap. You may be...
Whats in your bag
A common question that we all have is "What are the essential items to take when traveling?" I am sure we would all love to say everything but realistically we have to be smart about our decisions when packing our bags. The more practical answer is an array of tech items that help keep us organized and ensure that...
Sleeper Scarf
Have you ever been on a plane and encountered that uncomfortable pain in your neck while traveling in economy class? Well, we can't all afford to pay for first class travel so we look for alternative methods for comfort. Thankfully we have stumbled across the Sleeper Scarf - an amazing, innovative design that not only enhances your comfort level on...
Inateck
Portability is key when traveling, so when you have a million cables that you have to carry around it is essential that you look for ways to minimize them. By the time we have all of our technology packed I'm praying that I still have room for my toothbrush! We were recently introduced to 2 amazing products that are a...
rise gear roller bag
Have you ever wanted to take your closet with you when heading on vacation? I know that I am a culprit of this but of course we have to be ruthless when packing our essential items. I was recently introduced to the innovative designs of Rise Gear, an upcoming company that make it easy to pack on the go yet remain organized. By utilizing...
9/11 Memorial New York City
Location: 9/11 Memorial in New York City, New York Author: Chris & Heather Boothman (A Brit & A Southerner) Description: An amazing image of the reflecting pool that is located where one of the twin towers once stood. There are 2 fountains that have the names of the victims engraved into the border marking the footsteps of the two towers. People gather around the perimeter...
Inateck
We consider ourselves to be proactive travelers, by planning our trips beforehand,  finding hotels and flights well in advance, along with maps of the best attractions to visit. One of the coolest aspects of traveling is packing, however some common questions that go hand in hand with packing are things like: What bag should I bring? How do I...
Louisville Slugger Museum
As an 'American', who doesn't love to attend a baseball game? I mean after all it is America's favorite sport! In addition, as a Southerner growing up in a state like Arkansas that does not have a single professional team in one of the major sports, I always turned to our sister states for my pro sport teaams! There is one that stands out...
Harrods-London
Location:  World Famous Department store Harrods in London, England Author: Chris & Heather Boothman (A Brit & A Southerner) Description: While visiting London is all about seeing those mainstream tourist attractions such as Buckingham Palace and Big Ben, the savvy traveler will always find some time for a little retail therapy and there is no better spot throughout England's capital or possibly anywhere...
Misfit Shine
How many of you have ever considered tracking how many miles you walked while traveling? You may be surprised just how far you covered and of course in today's era of health conscious individuals, it is essential that we all understand more about our body and exactly how much activity we are/should be doing! What better way to do this than by...