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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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Interlaken – The Town Between The Lakes

On our first trip to Switzerland we decided against visiting the big cities and made the lakes and mountains of the Interlaken region our base.…

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Hiking For Non-Hikers: A Lake District Weekend

Looking for some easy hikes in the Lake District? Want spectacular views for just a little bit of effort? Here are four ideas for you from our recent trip!…

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BBQ Street Food at Apocalypse Cow

If you're popping along to Ghetto Golf in Digbeth have you considered eating on-site at Apocalypse Cow? There are BBQ street food options aplenty!…

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Beer Tasting at Head of Steam

Fancy a beer tasting session with a great atmosphere? How about Birmingham's Head of Steam? Warning. May contain alcohol. …

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Theatre Review: Rocky Horror Show

I see you shiver with antici...............pation! It's time to dress up, do the Timewarp and shout smutty remarks at the Rocky Horror cast…

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A Day in the Life of A Travel Blogger (with a full time, non-blogger job)

So what's it REALLY like being a travel blogger when you're not travelling? I've blogged about the challenges of this before, but what does an average weekday look like? Here's a (tongue-in-cheek) look at a Day in the Life of a travel blogger with a full-time non-blogger job.…

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Travel Diaries: 36 Hours in Liverpool

The Beatles. Royal Albert Docks. Ferry Cross the Mersey. Here's A Brummie Home and Abroad's guide to 36 hours in Liverpool…

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Theatre Review: Hair

Time to Let the Sun Shine in & Join the Tribe! Hair the Musical is celebrating it's 50th anniversary so we're getting hippy & trippy at the Alex Theatre!…

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Peak District Hikes: Living On The Edge

The Curbar and Froggatt Edge hikes in the beautiful Peak District are reasonably easy hikes for non-hikers; we added White Edge, Baslow Edge & Mam Tor too!…

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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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