Travel Blogs from Birmingham, United Kingdom

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All Good Things..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

All Good Things...

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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I am sitting in my comfy chair at home where most of the planning for The Grand Tour happened, feeling slightly strange that I am back in the same chair, now writing about what happened, rather than looking forward. The future has become the past. As ...

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, ...

The Concept album, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Concept album

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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We are now just 24 hours away from departure. Packing is fully underway and excitement fills the air. We are at Action Stations! So it seems like a good time to remind us of what lies ahead, and to consider....the Concept: like those great 70s prog ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Sense of Perspective, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

A Sense of Perspective

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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My ongoing battle with technology continues. After protracted attempts and failures to make a mobile wifi hub connect with my "devices", I finally abandoned all hope and gave up. It is just far too complicated and über-technical for mere mortals like me ...

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 ...

The local nature centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The local nature centre

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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... to the centre of town and after lunch went for a walk along the canal. Spent the rest of the cold afternoon indoors at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. There was a lot to see in here and quite interesting. After we had Chinese for dinner, thought it ...

Wolverhampton to Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Wolverhampton to Birmingham

A travel blog entry by blowit

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Well here we are in the grand metropolis of Birmingham, leaving Wolverhampton 07:30 on Wednesday we only had a short trip to Tipton ,but in front of us lay the Wolverhampton 21 that's twenty one locks a little daunting to say the least, we tackled it full ...

Gas street basin, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Gas street basin

A travel blog entry by blowit

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Hi just a few picks to look ...

Time to say goodbye., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Time to say goodbye.

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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What a mad few weeks! I knew it would be like this....I gave my self 2 months to prepare for the big adventure but due to unforeseen circumstances it was not long enough, and there I was running around right till the last minute! I started packing my bag ...

Two weeks to go!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Two weeks to go!

A travel blog entry by ktsmith

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Well, actually, its less than two weeks til I go, and the nerves have started to kick in big time. What I'm doing hasn't really sunk in, even though the preparations have begun in earnest (well, not that much in earnest, I still don't have any currency, ...

Out on the town, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Out on the town

A travel blog entry by matty

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... Had a relaxing day around the house, and started trying to organise next Wednesday for when we are meeting my mate Paul in Birmingham. Have also started to organise getting up to Scotland aswell, which is where we will be going next to meet some friends, ...

2 weeks to go!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

2 weeks to go!

A travel blog entry by racey_81

Well two weeks to go and im more sorted than last time i wrote an entry. I have pretty much got all my "stuff" and clothes as my I hear my backpack has arrived this morning - a nice little purchase from ebay may I add! The jabs were actually free- ...

The Visa application, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Visa application

A travel blog entry by jim.brown

... Hotels, we are lucky in that we can get cheap accommodation at other De Vere properties, so today we travel the 200 miles south to Birmingham from keighley where we will stay at the Belfry (Bonus). Three years ago when we first went to India (Goa), we ...

Home sweet home, or is it?, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Home sweet home, or is it?

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

... the hot weather I had experienced over the past month or so I should say it was a welcome change but NO rain is never welcome! From Birmingham I got a black cab home (first time I had sat in a black cab!) and that was it! It was still early for a Sunday ...

Too cold to sightsee, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Too cold to sightsee

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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This morning was freezing!! We started the day with a hot breakfast and after a few minutes outside decided that it was too cold to be a tourist outside. So instead we spent the day in the shopping centres. Just after midday it started to lightly snow. ...

The final countdown..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The final countdown...

A travel blog entry by jen_ek

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Well the last week or so has been a total haze, and it was not until today that realisation began to set in when we said goodbye to my parents, brother & sister, friends and extended family for the final time. It was very emotional and multiple tears ...

Na potulkach mestom, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Na potulkach mestom

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Dnes mi zostalo trochu viacej casu na prehliadku mesta a tak budem hovorit hlavne vo fotkach. Tento tyzden som tiez odstartoval snuru ciest cez 4 kontinenty za 2 tyzdne (Europa, Afrika, Azia, Australia. No ale to az v buducom ...

Islamic Dress and  the Shewee, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Islamic Dress and the Shewee

A travel blog entry by lizandmaxuktooz

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21 days until departure........ Today Max and I met up with a fellow uktooz'er, a lovely lady called Libby. We met in Birmingham City Centre ready to go Islamic Dress shopping ready for Iran. Libby was wonderful and it was great to meet somebody who ...

Last day of comfort, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Last day of comfort

A travel blog entry by matty

idn't really get up to a whole lot today, just caught up on some general things like email, writing in here, and getting prepared for tomorrow. Got my backpack all packed back up ready to throw it on again for the travels. In the afternoon we went ...

2 Weeks to Go, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

2 Weeks to Go

A travel blog entry by trush-parul2011

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Hello everyone, Most of you know that we have been planning on doing some travelling later this year but just wanted to let everyone know exactly what Trush and I will be up to over the 7 months.   We are booked to leave on the 21st July straight ...

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