Travel Blogs from Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Homeward Bound, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Homeward Bound

A travel blog entry by zargarf

... the trip as it started. It's fucking raining....I thought it was meant to be spring!!! Also it costs 27.50 to get to Birmingham from Heathrow by coach. What a con for 2.5 hours of travelling. That was the same price as to get to Buenos Aires ...

The Balti Triangle of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Balti Triangle of Birmingham

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... chicken cutlet whereas the Germans are addicted to their currywurst - a sweet curry sauce over a bratwurst. Curry is everywhere and Birmingham is no exception. Since Richard suggested Birmingham as a half-way meeting point for both of us, I thought it ...

Finishing work and testing this log., Birmingham , England, United Kingdom travel blog

Finishing work and testing this log.

A travel blog entry by andybeeuk

Hello. Welcome to my travelogue. I will try and keep in touch with you all here, if you need to send me an email direct you can use the account andyjb29@hotmail.com. See ya ! ...

The Mel & Sam Awards!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Mel & Sam Awards!

A travel blog entry by melandsam

How to end this blog has been under discussion for the last couple of weeks as we've settled back into life in Birmingham.  We've been thinking about it carefully, in between seeing everyone and catching up with all the news; new babies, jobs, ...

The Adventure Begins!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Adventure Begins!

A travel blog entry by rileyblog

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0700 - At the airport having breakfast and stressing over the Costa cups that don't sit centrally on the saucers. Checking in was fine, although Guy beeped through security because he hadn't taken his shoes off. 0800 - On board the B777 -300. They have ...

2 days to go, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

2 days to go

A travel blog entry by havena

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Just two days left before I fly to St Petersburg and I haven't packed a thing! This entry is just to see whether this thing works- I'm not sure how easy it will be to access and update whilst travelling but I'll do my best. After a lot of hassle with ...

Sleep and Rest are Finally My Friends Again, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Sleep and Rest are Finally My Friends Again

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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I got through customs with my enormous bunch of gladioli intact. The kids and Nick were there to welcome me home. I am so very glad I went to Nijmegen and conducted myself well. I got the medal and discovered some things about myself, and some tips for ...

Home James!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Home James!

A travel blog entry by rileyblog

... ! But never mind, we have a cunning plan! We are going to get the next flight to London Heathrow and catch the National Express coach to Birmingham airport to pick up the car. Our car has our nice warm coats in it! 1000 (UK time) - The plan worked and we ...

Plan Batman!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Plan Batman!

A travel blog entry by melandsam

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Time is ticking and it is now only twenty three days until we fly off on The Big Trip. Yikes! What started with a daft conversation along the lines of "Do you know where I'd love to go…?" many moons ago and then kicked into gear with a visit to STA ...

Dream... Believe... Dare..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Dream... Believe... Dare...

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

Birmingham International Airport... it's where the adventures started for me and the grown-up. There were lots of tears before, during and after! ...

It's official, summer started today, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

It's official, summer started today

A travel blog entry by hazelgault

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... shortly after breakfast. We stopped off for a couple of hours in Selly Oak to shop and have lunch then carried on into Birmingham city centre, mooring for the night in a little wharf near to Gas Street Basin and opposite the Groundworks offices. It was ...

So You Think You've Got Problems, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

So You Think You've Got Problems

A travel blog entry by dory

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Many of the rivers in Nepal require two more days to paddle.  One of our options here is to go unsupported, carrying all our own equipment.  Well, if I thought packing was an issue when going to the Phillippines then have a look at this! All ...

Fireworks, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Fireworks

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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Nick drove me to the airport, with Mel and Donny as chaperones. Mel needed to eat once we got there. He's a growing lad, with a severe pork-pie and banana habit, so naturally he was reaching crisis point, having been a whole hour without sustenance. We ...

Bricks and mortar, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Bricks and mortar

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

Well we have gone and done it. We have bought a house in Birmingham. Hope to see you ...

Collecting the Visa's, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Collecting the Visa's

A travel blog entry by jim.brown

... of 3 o'clock & 4.30, please, to collect your Visa's.. So, just how do you entertain yourself for three & a half hours in Birmingham? 1. Walk down town. 20 minutes 2. Look around the shopping mall. 45 minutes 3. Order lunch (Pizza & chips). 3 ...

England - Cheeky Chocolate! :), Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

England - Cheeky Chocolate! :)

A travel blog entry by rakeshapeksha

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After a burrito lunch with our cousin Kishan at his university in Birmingham, we continued to cousins’ Drupti and Ajay for a couple of days.    Whilst there, we went to one of Apeksha’s favourite places - Cadbury’s World! From ...

Do I have to go home?, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Do I have to go home?

A travel blog entry by emmafox17

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... looking, and quite frankly smelling, very much like backpackers! The flight again passed relatively quickly and we were back in Birmingham before we knew it. Once safely off we counted our lucky stars that our luggage would also arrive, which fortunately ...

Planning the trip, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Planning the trip

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

We decided that if we were ever going to really explore South America, now was the time.  We started making our plans and put together an itinerary of all the key places we wanted to visit and researched when would be the best time to visit.  ...

The long awaited return of the BLOG!!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The long awaited return of the BLOG!!!

A travel blog entry by danfa

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... ;t so romantic but we didn’t see any ghosts and had a fantastic weekend away. Shortly after that, Tim arrived in Birmingham considerably worn out from his tour. We thought the best way to counteract his exhaustion was to whisk him away again, ...

Weekend trip to Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekend trip to Birmingham

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... a bottle of water and jumped on my train. It took just over an hour and half to get from London to Birmingham, where I meet my friend Iain (meet in Washington DC) at New St. Station in Birmingham,(9.45pm) then we train to Sutton Coldfield ...

off to the land of the balti, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

off to the land of the balti

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

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You guys....!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

You guys....!

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

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Well it's been a busy few days - I could certainly get used to this 'not working' lark! It's mainly been a week of eating and goodbyes including a curry with family on Tuesday, Stratford Upon Avon with Nan on Wednesday and Dinner with S-J last ...

Back Home, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Back Home

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

Well here I am, back in sunny (and it is quite sunny!) Brum and it all seems like a lifetime ago already!  I have to say on returning to the U.K my experience in Heathrow was enough to make me want to get back on a plane straight out of the ...

Preparations of different types, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparations of different types

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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This tour has been many months in the planning, and now that term has finally ended, we are only a week away. Most of the big things have been done and dusted, but there is still along list of things to do. So today, Red was taken back to the Workshop at ...

Goodbye to Good Hope!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye to Good Hope!

A travel blog entry by lyse_e

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Apparently I took some photos last night at my work leaving do. I say apparently as I have no memory of taking them! This is probably to do with the copious amounts of white wine I was forced to drink (totally against my will of course!). I'm paying for ...

Photo's, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Photo's

A travel blog entry by steve_green

Just added photo's to site. Each entry has photo's attached. ...

Shopping in Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Shopping in Birmingham

A travel blog entry by travelledkiwi

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... After spending a couple of hours with Natalie I said my goodbyes and spent the rest of the day, looking around the City of Birmingham. After doing that for a couple of hours I jumped back on the Bus to Iain's place where we shared a nice and very ...

Two Days To Go!!!!!!!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Two Days To Go!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by scrumpysue

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Well at last the time has arrived - in 2 days time Hayley and I will be heading off, chauffeur driven by Bev, to London for half a night in a 4 star hotel before getting to the airport for 4.30am Tuesday morning. Unfortunately we have to go via Knowle ...

The Empire Strikes Back!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Empire Strikes Back!!

A travel blog entry by danfa

Well Hello! As the title suggests, this is indeed the striking back of two lovely young Australians from the Empire that is Great Britain! It has been 4 months since last writing so I thought we had better update everyone on the long awaited return of ...

The best 2 days of summer we have ever experienced, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The best 2 days of summer we have ever experienced

A travel blog entry by danfa

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... nbsp;day of summer we have had.  We wandered around the canals and city streets which was very pleasant.  Birmingham has many interesting sculptures and fountains to check out and loads of pedestrian only areas which makes the whole experience ...

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