Travel Blogs from Birmingham, United Kingdom

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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 ...

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 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 ...

A tearful goodbye..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

A tearful goodbye...

A travel blog entry by charliedaniel

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With little sleep last night, we find ourselves awake, one of us in Stourbridge, the other in Kingstone. We were due to meet at 11am at the check in area at the airport. After spending a fortune on sausages, bacon, eggs, beans and so on for a big ...

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 ...

Birmingham Airport Gate: 44, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Birmingham Airport Gate: 44

A travel blog entry by azzaguy

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Waiting to board the ...

Into Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Into Birmingham

A travel blog entry by matty

... . We had a look around the Bullring shopping centre, walked along some canals that cut through the city, saw the Birmingham Wheel (Birminghams equivelent of the London Eye), walked through the National Exhibition Centre, and went to the Birmingham museum ...

Home, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Home

A travel blog entry by garethw

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Hello again So now I have returned to Birmingham and it's time for a few final thoughts and conclusions. Of course it is difficult to sum up a trip in a few lists or sentences, but here goes: Firstly the highlights (or the bits I enjoyed most) ...

Preparations for the Ozzie Leaving Party, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparations for the Ozzie Leaving Party

A travel blog entry by lizandmaxuktooz

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Trip planning update Time to Departure - 27 days....... With the farewell party for our friends over it is time to de-clutter the house of anything related to us. Max and Nick decided it was a great idea to get a paddling pool to sit in and drink ...

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

5 weeks to go!!!

A travel blog entry by racey_81

Here I am stuck in an office counting down the hours till I can leave for today, but really what is there to do when I leave? Its a grey, cold day in England's second city and all I can think about is flying out for my first night in Bangkok in exactly 5 ...

Cowboy up for England!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Cowboy up for England!

A travel blog entry by prairiefish

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... we are off to teach a 1 day yoga workshop in Birmingham. My British pals Deb & Martin taught me how to pronounce Birmingham.... something like bir-mingmmmmm. It's just a short train ride away from Coventry. A lovely man name Robin, picked us up at ...

Two Weeks to Go, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Two Weeks to Go

A travel blog entry by simongascoigne

Ok two weeks till the off so thought would pop down the first few thoughts. Nerves are starting to creep in a little bit not maybe helped by the Bird Flu out break but just keeping an eye on that. It doesn't seem to be too much to worry about. ...

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. ...

Where's the Washing Powder?, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Where's the Washing Powder?

A travel blog entry by thebigone

Landed early Sunday morning, picked up the car and drove up to Birmingham.  We only have 1 full day, in this time we have to unpack our rucksacks, sort out washing, repack and travel back to Heathrow.  Ready for Part 2 of our ...

Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Birmingham

A travel blog entry by gypsytraveller

I must say that most of the fun from this trip for me was spent when exploring the areas outside of London. The trip to Birmingham was memorable. I think we took the bus to Birmingham to catch a show at Birmingham Academy. Mind you we had no idea where it ...

Birmingham, Bletchley Park and Manchester, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Birmingham, Bletchley Park and Manchester

A travel blog entry by mnasega

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Awesome visit to a few new places. Including Bletchley Park with lots of history on the war - perfect way to capstone this trip on Remembrance (Veteran's) honor. ...

Packing Nightmare..., Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Packing Nightmare...

A travel blog entry by benhicks

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Heya! If you are reading this it means that you have accidently stumbled across this page - and you have made either one of two mistakes... 1)You know me 2)You 'GOOGLED' "Ben" or "Hicks" rather than "Sven" or "Chicks" or something similar! So a ...

Two weeks to go, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Two weeks to go

A travel blog entry by garethw

"I have seldom heard a train go by and not wished I was on it" So said the travel writer Paul Theroux. Well I am not sure I completely agree with Mr Theroux, but certainly from my formative Inter railing days, I have been attracted by the thought of ...

Liz and Max ready for our Overlanding Adventure, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Liz and Max ready for our Overlanding Adventure

A travel blog entry by lizandmaxuktooz

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Pre-departure nerves are taking over as we prepare to pack away the house and all of our possessions. With 2 leaving house parties to attend it is going to feel really strange to say goodbye to everybody before we leave. But hopefully with this travel ...

Our first

Our first "football" match

A travel blog entry by dylanandliz

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Free tickets courtesy of my boss to see our first proper football game Aston got smashed by Man City by good times non the ...

Birmingham (Xmas!), Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Birmingham (Xmas!)

A travel blog entry by kathy.walper

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... a casa... jaja                En nuestro último día en Birmingham, decidimos recorrer la ciudad e ir de compras, ya que estaban las "sales" de fin de año y temporada. Había ...

The Last Blog at last - or is it??!!!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Last Blog at last - or is it??!!!

A travel blog entry by cawleyadventure

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... set amongst the clouds and the most unhelpful National Express coach worker in history, but that's another story! We took a coach up to Birmingham Airport and had a photo taken in the same spot as when we left. It is somewhat surreal to be back in very ...

The day before departure, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The day before departure

A travel blog entry by garethw

NB I wrote today's piece before I heard about all the bombs going off in London. I am not sure how they will affect my plans, I will have to hope that there are no more such attrocities. Hello again Well it is the day before I set off. I think I ...

Snow, falling on my arse, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Snow, falling on my arse

A travel blog entry by simongascoigne

Last day of work, system fell over and so did I in true slapstick style on the ice and snow. ...

A little quiet time, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

A little quiet time

A travel blog entry by ryans_escapade

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We left Bath and headed for Wales. This was a little sidetrack especially with my darling Sissy in mind to head for Hay-on-Wye. Sissy and I are both huge fans of the author Barbara Erskine who writes historical fiction. All of her stories are loosely ...

The Long Flight, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Long Flight

A travel blog entry by richs

The flight was intially delayed by 45 mins, however when we were all set to go the captain informed everyone that because we missed our take off slot we wouldnt be flying until 4:30! Although to be honest I would rather be sitting on the plane than ...

Walking with the Gods, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Walking with the Gods

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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The kids slept as I slunk out of the house towards the airport. The roads were clear, but the sky was overcast. The plane rose through the clouds, bumping and juddering as though the wings would fall off. They didn't. The tall Chinese girl next to me ...

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