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Theatre Review: Amelie

This touring musical production of Amélie brings Parisian charm to Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre for one week only…

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Let’s Talk About Flight Club

Flight Club have made darts hip and sexy, and this week they launched in Birmingham! We were invited to the VIP launch night to throw some arrows...…

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24 Hours in Manchester with National Express

Manchester's Northern Quarter is a fab place for eating, drinking, sleeping and shopping...Here's A Brummie Home and Abroad's guide to 24 hours in the NQ!…

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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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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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