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Inside Background
Birmingham may once have been known as a "concrete jungle", however, there are...
Last edited: 10 January 2014
By and large, Birmingham is a relatively safe place to visit - certainly no...
Last edited: 27 January 2007
Birmingham is generally known as an industrial icon (it can be successfully...
Last edited: 31 January 2007
Neighbourhoods Bournville: the home of the Cadbury chocolate factory and so...
Last edited: 25 June 2013
If a trip to England makes you think of Charles Dickens or Jane Austen and your...
Last edited: 08 July 2006
Visitbirmingham.com is the official tourist information visitor web site for...
Last edited: 15 May 2014
If you’re planning a trip to Birmingham, remember it’s in England, which means...
Last edited: 13 June 2011
Inside Transportation
The Birmingham International Airport (BHX) serves Birmingham, and is about 12...
Last edited: 05 April 2014
There are several options for getting around Birmingham; some of them better...
Last edited: 27 May 2014
Inside Things to Do
If you are travelling to Birmingham with children, rest easy. They will not...
Last edited: 10 January 2014
You could visit any city in England and only visit museums and keep yourself...
Last edited: 10 January 2014
Birmingham Nightlife Birmingham is a bustling, lively city which boasts some of...
Last edited: 11 September 2012
3 Cathedrals in Birmingham? Oh yes two are well known but what should be a...
Last edited: 16 December 2013
  Birmingham Theatres Programme: Birmingham Theatres Birmingham Repertory...
Last edited: 28 May 2013
Sports and Activities StarCity Birmingham If you have a few hours to kill or...
Last edited: 10 January 2014
Birmingham has a lively gay scene, which is centered around a number of bars...
Last edited: 15 October 2009
St Alban's, Conybere Street was built in 1881.  It was designed by the great...
Last edited: 02 June 2006
The Custard Factory The Custard Factory is the most powerful collection of...
Last edited: 16 May 2014
The Electric Cinema is a cinema and sound recording facility in Birmingham...
Last edited: 03 December 2011
this splendid private park and pool lies at the back of moseley high street and...
Last edited: 23 April 2012
The NEC was constructed in the 1970's to cater for a trend in larger public and...
Last edited: 04 May 2009
Nelson's statue in Birmingham, erected in 1809, is not the first monument...
Last edited: 07 February 2008
Tony Hancock, one of Britain's greatest comedians, is immortalized in this...
Last edited: 17 December 2007
A visit to Winterbourne Botanic Garden will not disappoint - despite being only...
Last edited: 18 February 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Birmingham, the UK's second city, is renown for its Asian cuisine; in...
Last edited: 17 July 2007
Cheap Eats Chinese / Vietnamese One of the best places here is called cafe soya...
Last edited: 04 December 2012
 There are many places in Birmingham open till the early hours of the morning...
Last edited: 09 May 2007
The Vaults occupies the vaulted underpinnings of an imposing Victorian building...
Last edited: 22 February 2009
No frills cafe. Wipe clean tables and laminated menus. High value authentic...
Last edited: 22 February 2009
Inside United Kingdom: For Foreign Visitors
Currency The currency of the United Kingdom is the Pound Sterling (£).  In...
Last edited: 28 January 2014
The United Kingdom is not part of the Schengen passport-free travel area which...
Last edited: 11 March 2014
The Emergency Numbers in the UK are 999 or 112. The operator will ask which...
Last edited: 14 April 2013
The first thing that visitors from outside the United Kingdom...
Last edited: 03 May 2014
FIRE, POLICE, AMBULANCE, COASTGUARD, MOUNTAIN RESCUE (emergency only):  dial...
Last edited: 07 May 2014
Tipping Context  Tipping is not always expected in the UK in the way it is in...
Last edited: 24 February 2014
From 6th November 2006 until further notice, strict rules regarding liquids...
Last edited: 20 June 2008
In all cases, for hiring a car you will need a valid credit card, preferably...
Last edited: 16 June 2014
 The most famous aspect of driving in the United Kingdom, for most foreign...
Last edited: 03 June 2014
If you Google for "eating out in Britain" you will find lots of tourism...
Last edited: 16 July 2012
Christmas is just 5 weeks away and it is the best time to travel amazing...
Last edited: 22 November 2013
Before you learn to drive or ride a new vehicle make sure you know about the...
Last edited: 21 November 2007
Motorway Service Areas are leased out to various operators, mostly companies...
Last edited: 06 October 2010
The UK postal service is known as Royal Mail. Royal Mail Group Ltd is the...
Last edited: 03 December 2009
Sleeper Trains link London with various Scottish cities and the South-West...
Last edited: 18 July 2013
So, you've planned to visit the UK, do a bit of driving while you're here and...
Last edited: 01 July 2012
For the Dutch: Tapping the side of the forehead in the UK means you are stupid...
Last edited: 23 April 2014
The United Kingdom's railway network is the oldest in the world, having existed...
Last edited: 15 August 2013
Great Britain invented the train with the first passenger service opening...
Last edited: 31 July 2012
Here are a few Apps for use with various SmartPhone and Tablet devices around...
Last edited: 17 February 2014
Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, Thomas the Tank Engine, The Hobbit...
Last edited: 11 May 2014
Some people find that travelling without a car in the UK is simple.  All you...
Last edited: 26 June 2012
With nearly 200,000km of well-maintained footpaths, one of the best ways to see...
Last edited: 24 July 2012