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Brum on a Budget with Megabus *AD*

AD: A Brummie Home and Abroad was challenged by Megabus to come up with a plan for visitors to discover Brum on a budget…

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Top 6 Places to Visit on Naxos with a Rental Car

Want to know the best places to visit on Naxos? Here are my recommendations for a perfect day exploring the island in a rental car!…

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Theatre Review: The Exorcist

After the iconic horror film spooked Pa Lee back in the 70s, I decided he would be my perfect plus one to this pre-Halloween performance of The Exorcist at the Alexandra Theatre. But would this stage version still send shivers down the spine?…

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Hiking for Non-Hikers: Two More Lake District Hikes

That Alfred Wainwright fella knew a bit about Lake District Hikes didn't he? We follow in his footsteps and bag two new wainwrights to add to our collection…

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Travel Tales: That Time My Mobile Phone and I Were Parted in Athens Airport…

One day we'll look back and laugh about that time that my mobile phone and I were parted in Athens Airport and I almost missed my flight...…

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An unexpected 24 hours in Athens

Holidaying in the Greek islands means that sometimes things don't go as planned. So what do you do when you have an unexpected 24 hours in Athens?…

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Naxos: Big Smiles in the Greek Isles

If you're after classic whitewashed buildings, turquoise sea & beautiful beaches then you can't go wrong with the Greek island of Naxos. Here's the lowdown.…

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5 Picture Perfect Spots in Switzerland’s Jungfrau Region

Looking for the picture perfect spots to visit in Switzerland's Jungfrau Region? Here are five Instagram-worthy spots for pictures pretty as a postcard!…

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Why you should never travel on Friday the 13th…

It seemed like a great idea at the time. Except we knew things would go wrong from the start...…

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Theatre Review: 9 to 5

Pour yourself a cup of ambition and get yourself down to the Alexandra Theatre for a sparkling, Dolly-infused evening of corporate girl power...…

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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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