Travel Blogs from Birmingham, United Kingdom

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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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Back home, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Back home

A travel blog entry by beckys74

Oh ...

2 Days to Go, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

2 Days to Go

A travel blog entry by damienoz

Currently only 2 DAYS away from my trip! I'm willing the time down now but have so much to do before i go! It's not helping that i'm off to the theatre tonight to watch Mourning Mrs Brown with the family as a Xmas get together before i go! It's good ...

Visas, Vaccinations, Valuations and Mayhem!, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Visas, Vaccinations, Valuations and Mayhem!

A travel blog entry by lizandmaxuktooz

Mayhem ensues as Max and I try to tie up all loose ends before the Big Goodbye on the 1st August. Visas Status - In progress After gaining a holiday work visa to Oz, we are now in transit (in the post) for our return of the Indian visa, then speedily ...

Emirates Plane Interior (To Dubai), Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Emirates Plane Interior (To Dubai)

A travel blog entry by azzaguy

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NICE RIDE! THE TVs HAVE THE BIG BANG ...

Today is the Day :), Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Today is the Day :)

A travel blog entry by damienoz

... I'm all packed and ready to go thanks to me Mum!  I'm going to settle down to watch the Manchester derby in a bit and hopefully United will send me on my way a happy man with 3 points! Me and Ian head off around 4:30pm, were getting the train to ...

The Bull Ring (Cath), Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

The Bull Ring (Cath)

A travel blog entry by cathterry

... blind, so took a good couple of hours by the time we parked (after driving down 'pedestrian only' and 'bus lanes only' streets). Birmingham is huge. And the Bull Ring is the name for their famous shopping 'ring', it is INCREDIBLE. OMG I was in heaven ...

Our Final Fling, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Our Final Fling

A travel blog entry by davidandnancy

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Our free day in Kampala was happily spent pottering slowly around, enjoying the warmth of both the sunshine and of the local people. We took things slowly as, having made it safely round most of the rest of the world and, in particular, the whole of ...

V srdci Anglicka, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

V srdci Anglicka

A travel blog entry by mozi

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Birmingham je prvym mestom mimo Londyna, ktore som v Anglicku navstivil. A je iba malo miest v ktorych som tak bludil ako prave v Birminghame. Dnes ked som prisiel najst vystavu na ktoru som sa dostavil, tak som obisiel cely vystavny areal pred tym ako ...

Cadbury World, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Cadbury World

A travel blog entry by cathterry

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... world" (for that moment anyway, we'll be "mean" in no time at all - cheers Mac). Head off at 9, drive towards Birmingham. It's only a 40 minute trip, but it's off the motorway quite a way, another good 20 minutes manipulating traffic weaving in and out ...

Last week at the Guild, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Last week at the Guild

A travel blog entry by gavinm

... , never mind getting elected as VPFS last March or even taking up my term in August and I still can't get over that I'm leaving. Birmingham has been a great home for the last 4 years and the Guild probably the coolest place I'll ever work at. Being thrown ...

Drawn to Stonehenge, Birmingham, United Kingdom travel blog

Drawn to Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by dadndean2012

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We are getting lazy towards the end of our journey, managing to get down to breakfast in the hotel by 9.30, it was a late start to the day. Stonehenge was a good 2 hour drive away and the weather wasn't looking too flash. Once out of the city, the Biatch ...

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