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Planning a 2 day Copenhagen itinerary

A Brummie Home and Abroad is off to Copenhagen...but not without a plan.…

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A Brummie Home and Abroad’s Guide to a Weekend in Venice

Planning a short break in Venice? Here's A Brummie Home and Abroad's quick guide to a weekend in this beautiful and enchanting city!…

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Out and About in Brum: February 2016

Find out what A Brummie Home and Abroad got up to in February!…

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The prettiest places…Venice 2015 (Part 2)

Murano, Burano and Prosecco...…

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Venice…a city like no other

A city where "Get Lost" is an instruction and not an insult...…

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In fair Verona, where we lay our scene…

Verona...so much more than star-crossed lovers with a tragic ending...…

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Ciao Milano! Cathedrals, Castles and Cocktails

The first stop on our 2015 Italian trip, Milan is a city of cocktails, cathedrals and couture...I'm gonna fit in here very nicely...…

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Out and About in Brum, Jan 2016

Find out what A Brummie Home and Abroad got up to in January…

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A Brummie Home and Abroad Guide to 48 hours in Brussels

When you don't have the time to read three long waffly posts on Brussels... here's one simple guide to a weekend in Brussels, the Brummie Home and Abroad way...…

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Brussels: Is the Atomium a Load of Old Balls?

A load of old balls, a disco escalator and the world's heaviest bar stools...…

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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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