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A Guide to the Vienna State Opera (Are there subtitles? What do I wear?)

A Brummie Home and Abroad came over all cultural on her recent trip to Vienna…

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Canada Day by Day: Revelstoke and Kamloops and in between

We leave Alberta and the Rocky Mountains behind us and head south to Revelstoke and Kamloops...…

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Where Next? Vienna!

A night at the opera, a giant ferris wheel and lots and lots of schnitzel - what else should we do in Vienna?…

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A Brummie Home and Abroad Guide to Travel Planning…2017 Update

Back in January 2016 I wrote my first Brummie Home and Abroad Guide to Travel Planning - think its time to share all the new stuff I've learned since then!…

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Theatre Review: Miracle on 34th Street at the New Alex Theatre

So it didn't blow my socks off, but maybe BMOS didn't have a great score to work with? An honest review of Miracle on 34th Street at the New Alex Theatre…

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Canada Day by Day: Banff National Park

Banff does not disappoint. It even gives us a bear sighting or two...…

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Canada Day by Day: Icefields Parkway

Lakes, mountains, glaciers...we check out one of the world's most spectacular drives: the Icefields Parkway between Jasper and Banff in the Canadian Rockies.…

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Canada Day by Day: Jasper National Park

In Jasper we spot our first wildlife - mule deer, elk and a possible moose at the aptly named Moose Lake...…

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Canada Day by Day: Vancouver to Jasper by ViaRail

The whole trip was based around this train journey from Vancouver to the Rockies - so did it live up to expectations?…

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Canada Day by Day: More from Vancouver…

WATCH OUT PEDESTRIANS! A Brummie Home and Abroad becomes a human cycling bowling ball in Stanley Park.…

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