Travel Blogs from Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Knowle to Mexico City, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Knowle to Mexico City

A travel blog entry by dospollos

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And so it all begins, we left Knowle behind at 8.00AM, 1 hour later than planned due to 3 hours sleep the night before! It was a nervous jounrney down the M40 through thick fog, thanks to Rog for the lift. We bought the last few things we needed from ...

Only a couple of days to go..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Only a couple of days to go...

A travel blog entry by jawad

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I sold my car today. Cutting it fine I know, but this seems to be the current theme for my preparations. My last travel vaccination was yesterday and my travel insurance policy was delivered the day before. I'll probably still be packing the day I ...

Checking out the Balti Capital of the world., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Checking out the Balti Capital of the world.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Checking out the Balti Capital of the ...

Farewell BBQ, Moseley, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom travel blog

Farewell BBQ

A travel blog entry by jawad

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For those of you who wanted the recipes for my mother's Tikia and my sister's Banana Loaf I shall type them up here if I get a chance before I go. Just in case I don't get around to it and you want to have a go, keep in mind the following: Top Tip ...

The pay days are running out, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The pay days are running out

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Less than 8 months to go, 8 salary slips to come in, then the end of 17 years working for one company - the end of security, safety, but hey, Life isnt a rehearsal, and I cant wait to go - the time is just dissapearing, and I feel I'm ages from ...

Uncle Jawad, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom travel blog

Uncle Jawad

A travel blog entry by jawad

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After over three years away I finally make it back to England. The reason? Have a look at the ...

5 Months to Go, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

5 Months to Go

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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So time is creeping up on me...pretty much finished what I need to do to the house to leave it in a reasonable state, am slowly buying everything I need, and packing everything I don't into the loft. Have had most of my injections , Hep A & B, ...

It's good to be back home, Wolverhampton/Sunderland, United Kingdom travel blog

It's good to be back home

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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We've been back a couple of weeks now and it's good to be home and sleep in your own bed, and eat homemade cooking. We really haven't had much time to wish we were still travelling as we've been so busy. After Jill and Paul's wedding weekend, we had a ...

Loafing in Birmingham at Matt and Lisa's, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Loafing in Birmingham at Matt and Lisa's

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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At Matt and Lisa's for a while. Bought too many books, owe them a wing on my house ...

Hearing people who sound the same, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Hearing people who sound the same

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... not! My bags arrived safe and sound, and I made it to tourist info without any hassles. The first train home meant a journey to Birmingham New Street station, at rush hour. Nightmare! Would I manage. It was cold, cold, cold - but by lugging my bags with ...

Making dad jump!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Making dad jump!

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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As I walked up to the door of my house, video camera in hand, I was feeling very excited. Mum and dad had no idea I was coming home for Christmas, and this would be the second time I would surprise them with a quick visit home this year. As I turned the ...

Canadian Chums and Bulls in Brum, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Canadian Chums and Bulls in Brum

A travel blog entry by off_road_clara

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... to show me around. Anyway, just thought I would let you know.' I replied, "Hi Reg. I am in Penkridge, a few miles north of Birmingham. I'll explain why later. Want to meet up? I'll be here for a while, so if you make it to Brum, just call and I'll ...

Three months in England!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Three months in England!

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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... be greeted by good weather.  After five months on the road, we really enjoyed catching up with friends including a local Birmingham gathering titled Swanfest: a garden, a bbq, a fire and a few tents. There was the slightly larger event ...

Biding our time in Birmingham...., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Biding our time in Birmingham....

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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See mates, work on Brian, 'sort things out'. Departure? Roughly 5 weeks we reckon. We're back staying with our old neighbours, who are very very kindly putting us up on a week by week basis. 4 adults, 2 kids, 2 kittens...a full household! I doubt we'll ...

A lesbian in a beauty salon, South Birmingham College, United Kingdom travel blog

A lesbian in a beauty salon

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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More appropriately I should include "stereotypical" in the title; as an adjective for both nouns. "A stereotypical lesbian in a stereotypical beauty salon".  Despite it being a college beauty salon where the customers receive very cheap sessions, I ...

not long now, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

not long now

A travel blog entry by robonz

Just a few days to go before I fly to San Fran, I don't feel as though I'm ready yet but I'm sure and I be happy once I get going. I plan to catch a Chiltern train to London on Sunday and stay one night at the travel lodge in Marylebone. My flight is at ...

Packing and waiting!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing and waiting!

A travel blog entry by loubie

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... my friend and Jamaica companion resides. i'm sure I'll be feeling less than fantastic as I'll have had a night of partying in Birmingham on Friday! Am hoping i can sleep it off on the train. Plans for Jamaica are: negril, ochi rios and then back to ...

Not the best start, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Not the best start

A travel blog entry by tomcaesar

My travels got off to the worst possible start other than not flying at all. Firstly was the 1h30 delay on the plane from Birmingham, which was apparently due to early morning fog in Dubai. However, this was the least of my worries, as when I checked in, ...

Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Birmingham

A travel blog entry by faff

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Its great big asian adventure time!!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Its great big asian adventure time!!!

A travel blog entry by lizandgaz

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Flight from Birmingham to Dubai to Beijing, ...

Meeting, Greeting, Fleeting, Eating, Seating,, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Meeting, Greeting, Fleeting, Eating, Seating,

A travel blog entry by samrowles

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Wow.  On Monday evening, the entire UK team traveled up to Birmingham all raring and ready to go! Everyone arrived around 5 or 6, however I had different ideas! I decided bravely to work the bank holiday (double pay, I'm no fool!) so arrived much ...

Friends, Frolics & Farewells, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Friends, Frolics & Farewells

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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... and will miss you all! Hopefully some of you can fly out and meet us somewhere. We have one more leaving party tonight in Birmingham which will inevitably be messy! ha ha.  Before i forget we have just brought a worldwide sim card so you can text us ...

M&S Joy, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

M&S Joy

A travel blog entry by lisaviro1981

Coming out of Birmingham train station I half expected to be greeted by smoking factory chimneys and miles of curry houses, reminiscent of some thatcheresque industrial utopia, but was surpruised to see it was clean, sparkly and... basically like any ...

Israel, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Israel

A travel blog entry by peteballard

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Well alright alright!! So I'm back in Birmingham for Christmas with the James family. They have a house in north Wales that they inherited, so we'll be heading up there for Christmas next week. Cool thing is though is that the house is just a village away ...

Well, this is it., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Well, this is it.

A travel blog entry by bazzrosetravels

It's been a few weeks since my last post, and as this is my final night at home I thought I'd better put a little update in. In that time I've moved out of my flat in London (How I miss having my own pad in Canary Wharf!). I've also left the Navy, just ...

The big closure, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The big closure

A travel blog entry by dazbo1975

... terrified, but have nowhere to go?  I can't remember what we did.  We probably walked round the centre of Birmingham and had inane conversation.  Prior to the operation I'd convinced myself that if something were to go wrong then I'd feel ...

you've come a long way, baby, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

you've come a long way, baby

A travel blog entry by louisejapanese

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It was great seeing mum and dad waiting for me at arrivals, we had some big hugs and left for home. Cosby's good too, recovering well despite not really enjoying his physio (apparently he pooed in the hydrotherapy pool twice lmao), and it is always ...

Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Birmingham

A travel blog entry by bratislava

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Just about to leave Birmingham. The car (Black Beauty) has now been properly chalked and yes, its true, bitches love art. First shots of Jaeger have gone down and eye of the tiger is on the speakers. Onwards to ...

Preparing to Volunteer in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparing to Volunteer in Birmingham

A travel blog entry by doro

... Verspätung meines Fluges wegen dem Pilotenstreik bin ich doch relativ problemlos in dem VSO Trainingszentrum am Rand von Birmingham angekommen. Nach einem reichhaltigen Frühstück am Flughafen und 4h lesen von psychologischen Erkenntnissen über das ...

of airports and accents, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

of airports and accents

A travel blog entry by raisa

Hello everyone! So here I am, in Birmingham, England, which, if you didn't know, is really in the middle of nowhere farm country. My flight has been delayed by 3 hours and I am dead tired because technically it's about 5am at home right now. The cool ...

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