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The Most Expensive Streets in Britain

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Here is a list of some of the most expensive places to purchase a property on the territory of Britain, according to the Daily Telegraph:

  • Kensington-Palace-GardensKensington Palace Gardens, London W8. Located in the western section of Inner London, this street is home to some of the most expensive properties in the world. The fact that the average price for a house here is 19.2 million GBP speaks for itself.
  • The Boltons is also located in London, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The street is divided into two crescents to the west and east with large expensive houses and communal gardens in the centre. Average price for a house here – the humble 13,318,369 GBP.
  • For just a bit over 10.5 million GBP you can get yourself a nice home on Frognal Way in Camden...
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Amazing Small Towns in Europe That are Worth a Visit (Part 2)

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

In part one we turned your attention towards six amazing small town in Europe. In this part we will present to you seven more towns that you will certainly want to visit at one point or another.

Bled is as a Slovenian town that lies on the shores of Lake Bled. It is known for its numerous spas and for being the location of Bled Castle. The castle is the town’s main landmark and is situated on a small island in the middle of the lake. Bled is currently one of Slovenia’s touristy hot spots and is visited by numerous tourists from all four corners of the world.

The fishing village of Marsaxlokk is located in the Mediterranean country of island country of Malta. The village is home to one of Europe’s largest and most diverse fish markets...

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Amazing Small Towns in Europe That Are Worth a Visit (Part 1)

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Europe is full of world famous cities such as Paris, London, Roma, Prague and so on. But the continent is also full of small towns which are as incredible as their famous counterparts. Here are several small towns across Europe that you must visit at all cost.

Located in the southwestern part of Sweden, Smogen is a picturesque small town with a population of approximately 1.300 people. The town is described as one of the liveliest “summer towns” of Sweden and is visited by numerous local and foreign travelers on a yearly basis. Smogen is often described as a Scandinavian town with a laid back and fishermen atmosphere.

The town of Dinant is located in Belgium at about 90 kilometers from Brussels, the capital of the country. The town has a population of almost 15...

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Remarkable Roman sites that have survived time: Part 2

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

In part 1 we present to you five fascinating Roman sites throughout the world that attract visitors from all four corners of the world. However these aren’t the only surviving Roman sites that are worth a visit, so here are a few more sites that will certainly win your interest.

  1. The Temple of Augustus in Pula

The temple is the only Roman structure that has survived the test of time in the Croatia city of Pula. The temple as its name suggests was dedicated to Roman emperor, Augustus. Historians aren’t certain when exactly the temple was built but they all agree that it was built while the emperor was alive. When Pula fell under Byzantine rule, the temple was used as a church and was later used as a granary...

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Remarkable Roman Sites That Have Survived Time: Part 1

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Although the Roman Empire is long gone it is still a topic that is highly interesting to people from all over the world. This is why Roman sites are amongst the world most visited and admired landmarks. In the following two articles we will turn your attention towards several of the most fascinating Roman sites from all over the world.

  1. Temple of Augustus and Livia

Temple-of-Augustus-and-LiviaThis spending temple was built at the end of the 1st century B.C and is located in the French city of Vienne. The edifice is one of the best preserved Roman temples in the world and is very similar to the Maison Carree (a Roman temple in the city of Nimes, France). The temple was initially dedicated to Augustus but in 41 AD Emperor Claudius, grandson of Augustus decided to rededicate the temple to Augustus’s wife, Livia.

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Five Amazing Lakes in Britain

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

The United Kingdom is home to numerous beautiful lakes that offer some of the greatest vistas on the planet. Down below are listed some Britain’s most wonderful and atmospheric lakes.

Buttermere – This lake is located in the English Lake District in the northwestern parts of England. Buttermere is situated in close proximity to an eponymous village which has a population of approximately 130 residents. The lake lies nearby the famed Cocker Valley and at a short distance from Scale Force, the highest waterfall within the English Lake District. Buttermere is often described by travelers and hikers as the most picturesque lake of the United Kingdom.

Loch Lomond – Loch Lomond is a freshwater basin that crosses the Highland Boundary Fault in Scotland...

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Seven Unique Things to Do in London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

London is a huge and very vibrant place. There are thousands of things that you can do here, but if you want to avoid the standard tourists’ traps the guide books are full of, here are some suggestions that you might find interesting.

  • You can have an afternoon tea at the Tangerine Dream Cafe in Chelsea Physic Garden. The place is truly magical. That is where thousands of plants are grown for medical purposes, but you will also find it to be a time capsule where you can submerge yourself in the atmosphere of old-time Chelsea. The gardens are a perfect escape for people who are tired of the busy metropolitan lifestyle.
  • Coram’s Fields is a park with some of the best playgrounds in the capital...
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Things You Might Not Know About South London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

South London is known for being the better half of the capital. The reasons for that are many – better transport connections, stronger communities, more elite schools and wonderful green spaces. But there is much more to South London than all those things.

Did you know for example that today over 2.8 million people choose to live in South London? Or that the first bridge crossing the Thames was built by the Romans in order to provide access from then London to the parts that are today South London. Yes, we are talking about the London Bridge, which is one of the symbols of the country at the present moment.

The South Bank is the place to go if you are interested in arts and culture...

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Mayfair May Be the Place with the Best Restaurants and Bars in London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Many people come to London for a variety of reasons – for jobs, the culture, education, for the experience in living in one of the largest metropolises in the world.

There might be many nice places in the capital, but Mayfair, located just in the heart of the City of Westminster and bordering Hyde Park is probably the best among them. Central location, easy access to all the vital spots in London, affluence and magnificent architecture – those are just some of the reasons why W1 Mayfair should be on your list with dream places to live in. Another, equally important one is the fact that located here are some of the best restaurants and bars in London. This is a considerable achievement in its own right.

Kitty-FishersKitty Fisher’s is one of those places...

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The sumptuous Savoy Hotel

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

London is the location of some of the world’s most luxurious and expensive hotels. One of these hotels is the world famous Savoy Hotel which was built in 1889 and since then has become one of the city’s most symbolic accommodation establishment.

Savoy HotelThe hotel is located on the Strand one of London’s main thoroughfares, in the City of Westminster in the central parts of the English capital. The hotel was built by prominent English talent agent, theatrical impresario and composer Richard D`Oyly Carte and was the first hotel of the Savoy group of hotels and restaurants which was owned by the Carte family for over a century.

The hotel was the first luxury hotel in the United Kingdom to be built with electrical light throughout the edifice, private bathrooms in the most affluent rooms of th...

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