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Getting Around London: 7 Alternative Ways to Get Around Town

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January 11th, 2013

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For Londoners 277 is an important number, but most won’t have a clue why. It just so happens that 277 is the number of hours the average Londoner spends commuting to and from work each year.

Guide To Renting in London

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January 7th, 2013

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Tackling the rental market in London can be a daunting prospect.  London’s property is some of the most expensive in the world, yet this high value makes it a tempting investment, and both sales and rental markets in the city move extremely fast.  It is not uncommon for new properties to appear on the market and find a buyer or renter mere days, or even hours, later.  If you want to rent a corner of this city for yourself, you should be prepared for a challenge worthy of your very own episode of Location, Location, Location .  With a wide range of places on offer however, the savvier property-hunter should definitely be able to find what they’re looking for, so allow me to share a few things I’ve learned over the years as a  renter.

Where To Go In London On New Years Eve

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December 19th, 2012

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If you’re anything like me, you find the amount of choice in London for New Year’s Eve both thrilling and daunting.