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2019 – Goals, Plans and what’s happened so far!

January. Which means New Years Resolutions right? Here's a quick look at A Brummie Home and Abroad's plans and goals for 2019…

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Living la Pura Vida in Costa Rica: Rainforests, Sunrise and Sloths

It's a bumper Costa Rica travel diaries blog as we travel from the volcano of Arenal to the Carribean coast of Tortuguero, via the rainforest of Sarapiqui!…

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Happy New Year, Happy New Blog!

New Year, New Blog for A Brummie Home and Abroad! Find out why I made the switch from to self-hosted (using terrible analogies...)…

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A Brummie Home and Abroad – Top 10 Posts of 2018

It's the end of the year (almost) so it's time to look back on my most popular posts of 2018...…

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Living La Pura Vida in Costa Rica: A Wet Wednesday in Arenal

There are worse places to spend a wet Wednesday than in and around Arenal...and if you're already wet from the rain then an afternoon at the swim-up bar and an evening at the hot springs sound like a wonderful idea! …

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Living la Pura Vida in Costa Rica: Arrival, Activities and Arenal

It's our first full day in Costa Rica on the TUI Grand Tour, and it's all about meeting our "Pura Vida Family", staying in the shadow of an active volcano, and combating jetlag by throwing ourselves down a river in an inflatable donut...…

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10 years on…A wedding story

It's ten years today since Mr Fletche and I wed... time to reminisce about one of the best days of my life. Soppy post alert...…

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The Essential Long-Haul Airplane Kit

Which items are first in your hand luggage on a long-haul trip? Here are the things that A Brummie Home and Abroad won't travel without! (Contains affiliate links)…

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Theatre Review: Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages is a nostalgic trip down memory lane to the days when big hair, eyeliner and tight trousers were the norm. And that was just the men...…

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The Green House Pub: A New Look and Menu for Winter

This week we were invited to visit the newly refurbished The Green House pub in Sutton Coldfield. Open to the public from Saturday 10th November here's what we thought of the new look and seasonal menu Please note this review is #sponsored and we received complimentary food and drink in exchange for an honest opinion…

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