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The top things to do in East London

The top things to do in East London

 

Whether or not you’re a Londoner, it’s pretty agreeable that London is a magical place and is home to many beautiful landmarks and areas. It’s hard to reject the pull of the city and you’ll often find yourself visiting over and over if you don’t already live here. Home of our office, East London, has a multitude of places to visit, and this is your guide to them:

 

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How do School Holidays vary across Europe?

How do School Holidays vary across Europe?

There is a huge disparity in the length of school holidays and difference in dates around Europe. It seems that each Country’s Government determines the dates and duration of school holidays.

It is interesting to see how some countries have very long summer breaks and almost no other holidays, while other countries spread their breaks more evenly through the year.

For instance, while Italy and France are ...

5 Ways to Secure Your New Home

5 Ways to Secure Your New Home

Burglars strike every forty- seconds here in the UK in an attempt to break into your home, so home security should be a top priority in making your home as safe and secure as possible as a homeowner or occupier. Here are 5 recommendations on how you can help improve and protect your home.

 

 

1.Lock the Windows

Doors and windows are the most common entry points for burglars. Unfortunately, ...

Valentine's day February 14th

Valentine's day February 14th

Valentine’s day: the holiday of love

Valentine’s day: when love is celebrated annually on the 14th February with pampering, gifts and open shows of affection. We all know the international holiday of love, but do you know where the affectionate tradition originated from?  

There are many stories of who St. Valentine was and how ...

The Role of an Estate Agent in Italy!

The Role of an Estate Agent in Italy!

Agenti Immobiliari (Italian Estate Agents) are qualified and registered with the local Chamber of Commerce (Camera di Commercio) in full compliance with Italian law.  The legislation is intended to not only guarantee the professional qualification of the Estate Agents but to also ensure the agents hold compulsory indemnity insurance in the best interest of the client. Should the agents not be registered, they could be ...

Is Brexit Impacting on the London Property Market

Is Brexit Impacting on the London Property Market

THE BREXIT deadline of 29 March is fast approaching, and home owners are beginning to worry how leaving the European Union will have an impact on house prices. 

Although Brexit does play a factor, in reality, markets have slowed in London as of late, simply because of the exorbitant prices. Sales were a bit sluggish because fewer people could afford the high prices, and with recent tax changes that were in effect if you ...

Chinese New Year 2019: Year of the Pig

Chinese New Year 2019: Year of the Pig

History and traditions:

Chinese New Year is a Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese (or Lunar) calendar. The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, has more than 4,000 years of history and is the longest holiday of the year.

Lunar New Year, day 1 of China’s lunar calendar, is within a day of the second new moon before the spring equinox moon phase ...