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Theatre Review: Avenue Q

The foul-mouthed, X-Rated puppets of Avenue Q are here in Brum until Saturday. These puppets are absolutely, definitely not kid-friendly.…

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Are You an Aisle or Window Seat Person?

Aisle or window seat? The age old question for those who frequently travel by plane. A Brummie Home and Abroad has pondered the pros and cons.…

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Oh ‘appy Days: Take me with you wherever you go with GPSmyCity!

(AD) Oh ‘appy days. Did you know you can now take A Brummie Home and Abroad wherever you go? GPSmyCity have turned a number of my city guides into an app - and now there are three more guides available!…

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Living La Pura Vida in Costa Rica: Do You Know The Way To San Jose?

It's the final leg of our Costa Rica Grand Tour, and we leave the rainforests and wildlife behind and head for the bright lights of San Jose!…

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A Day in Food: A Brummie Home and Abroad Guide to Eating Out in Birmingham

Planning on eating out in Birmingham? A Brummie Home and Abroad decided to spend January trying out new breakfast, lunch and dinner spots…

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Theatre Review: Abigail’s Party

Cheese and pineapple sticks. Demis Roussos. Shag pile and wood-panelling. Welcome to the latest touring production of Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party…

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Hiking Amble to Alnmouth. Almost

"The road is far, far away in the distance. As is the only bridge into Alnmouth. There is no way across. Not even a little man with a tiny boat - who would seriously make a killing in situations like these" During our recent Northumberland break we decided to walk from Amble to Alnmouth. And we almost did. This is becoming something of a habit...…

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Where to go for the best live music in Birmingham

Fancy seeing some live music whilst you're in Birmingham? Here are five of the best venues!…

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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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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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