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Hotel du Vin Sunday Lunch: a Belated Fathers Day treat

Want a fancy four-course Sunday lunch in elegant surroundings? How about Hotel Du Vin Birmingham? I took Pa Lee for a belated Father's Day treat…

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What’s Your Travel Superpower?

Do you have a travel superpower? A talent or trick that leaves your friends in wonder and awe? Here's mine for July's #TravelLinkUp!…

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A Perfect Day Hiking in the Lauterbrunnen Valley

If you're a fan of waterfalls, wildflower meadows, snow-capped peaks and mountainside villages then Lauterbrunnen will definitely be for you!…

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Lucerne: an easy day trip from Interlaken

Lucerne is an easy day trip from the Jungfrau region and came highly recommended by everyone - but does it live up to the hype?…

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Jungfraujoch: The Top of Europe!

If you're going to visit a Swiss railway station, then you might as well pick the highest one in Europe. Welcome to Jungfraujoch.…

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Exploring Lakes Brienz and Thun

Lakes Brienz and Thun flank the town of Interlaken; we spent the day driving around the lakes taking in the spectacular views and lakeside towns!…

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Harder Kulm – The Top of Interlaken!

Want spectacular views over Interlaken, and Lakes Thun & Brienz? Then head for Harder Kulm - Interlaken's local mountain! Here's all you need to know...…

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Interlaken – The Town Between The Lakes

On our first trip to Switzerland we decided against visiting the big cities and made the lakes and mountains of the Interlaken region our base.…

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Hiking For Non-Hikers: A Lake District Weekend

Looking for some easy hikes in the Lake District? Want spectacular views for just a little bit of effort? Here are four ideas for you from our recent trip!…

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BBQ Street Food at Apocalypse Cow

If you're popping along to Ghetto Golf in Digbeth have you considered eating on-site at Apocalypse Cow? There are BBQ street food options aplenty!…

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So what IS a Brummie?

Welcome to my World!

I’m Emmalene, a 40 something with a passion for travel, theatre, food, drink and the occasional accidental hike! I’m a born-and-bred Birmingham native so expect lots of Brum content on here too…

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