Birmingham - A Guide to Englands Second City February 15th 2012 Though I stopped blogging for a while I've continued my exploration of England which this week took me to Birmingham, sometimes called Englands 'second city' because it has the largest population outside of London. Known for its industrial history a lot of people I've spoken to don't seem to think Birmingham is really worth visiting. I beg to differ! Even in winter there's ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » West Midlands » Birmingham Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
About Me:I'm an Aussie from Melbourne and it´s definitely a beautiful city and a fantastic place to live BUT I've now been living in England since December 2009 and I LOVE it! Between leaving Oz and moving to England I backpacked Italy, Spain and France for three months. Best experience of my life. Most recently I've been working on cruise ships as an Entertainment Host but don't really find any time to blog about it! :( Moved to the eclectic and wonderful Brighton and plan to stay here for the forseeable.
Highlights so far: Watching the opera Notre ... full info