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Theatre Review: Singin’ in the Rain

PRESS INVITE: The Alexandra Theatre's Stage Experience 2019 is evoking nostalgia for the Hollywood of old with their fantastic production of Singin In The Rain …

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Switzerland: Why we chose a rental car over train travel

Planning a trip to Switzerland? Thinking about travelling by train or by car? Here's why driving in Switzerland made more sense for our travel style…

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Turning Four…10 Things I’ve Learned About Blogging Along The Way

A Brummie Home and Abroad is four years old so I thought I'd share 10 things I've learned about blogging in the last 48 months!…

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Summer Events at Warwick Castle

(AD) The 11th century Warwick Castle has always been a great family day out, and this summer they have events to please everyone - bring the kids or be big kids!…

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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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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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