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Five Reasons to Live in London Beside Work and Education

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Here are some pretty fine reasons to book a man and van company to relocate your home from the place you are currently living in to the capital:

  • London is one of the largest cities in the world. It presents a colorful canvas of all nations, cultures, religions and people that live on the planet, which means that no matter what your interests and preferences are, you are going to find like-minded individuals with whom you are going to feel at home. Isolation is the last thing that you are going to feel when you settle down here, because everything’s going on in London, all the time.
  • Thames RiverEven though London is a huge city, you will not have problem travelling anywhere, especially if you live in the north...
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Which are the Best Urban Parks in Europe

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

It is no secret that Britain has some of the best city parks in the world. After all, the concept of the public open green space originates here in the 1840s, so this fact comes as no surprise. Urban parks are usually among the best loved and most frequented locales in cities, and what is more, as any experienced man and van specialist is going to tell you, they are also the places around which the most desirable residential properties are developed.

Let’s take a look at what is considered to be the best urban parks in Europe.

  • Parc des Buttes ChaumontThe Parc des Buttes-Chaumont was built in the 19th century and occupies the territories to the north east of Paris’s city centre. It covers 61 acres, which does not make it anything near the largest city park in France’s capital, but it is still its best for sure...
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The six golden rules of writing a work resume

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

You have taken the important decision of moving to the big city in order to find better career opportunities. The first step into finding the perfect job is to write a meticulous resume. If you have never written a CV before, here are the rules that you should follow to the letter.

  1. CV FormDescribe in details your education – You should state the high school, college or university from which you have graduated and mention your education degree/s. If you have participated in extra curriculum activities you should state them as well. Your future employer will want to know in advance your current level of education, skill set and potential. If you can, add references from your teachers and professors.
  2. Describe your work experience – It doesn’t matter whether you have worked for years or a single d...
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10 interesting facts about English

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

English LanguageEnglish is one of the most spoken languages in the world. However despite its wide popularity people know very little about the language. Here some facts about English that you will find to be very interesting.

  1. The letter ‘E’ is the most used in the English language. Studies show that every 8th letter is an ‘E’. Also more English words commence with the letter ‘S’ than any other. Example: Man and van services (three ‘Es’ in 17 letters and a word that starts with ‘S’ in a combination of four words).
  2. English is arguably the fastest developing language in the world. A new word is added to the tongue on an estimate of two hours. Also a total of 4.000 new words are added to the English dictionary annually.
  3. The shortest complete phrase in English is ‘I am’...
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Exotic Restaurants in London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Exotic Restaurants in LondonLondon is full of interesting, and some genuinely odd places. Those include even restaurants. Some of the finer establishments of the industry that are scattered across the territory of the capital are absolute musts for people who like unconventional eateries and tasty cuisine. If you are moving into the areas where the restaurants on our list are located, your exploration of your new place of residence should definitely begin from there. A nice meal in fun surroundings is the best way to unwind after a stressful home moving experience, trust us. Even if those diners and restaurants are not in your immediate surroundings, make sure to check them out anyway next time you are feeling up to an adventure.

  • Bunga Bunga on 37 Battersea Bridge Road in Battersea is one of the first places you sh...
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How to relocate from a small town to a big city because of a job

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Charing-Cross-stree-trafficLiving and working in a small town can be great but what happens when you are contacted by a large company which is seated in a big city? If you have just accepted such a job here are some tips that will allow you to ease the transition and facilitate your upcoming relocation.

Before you start screaming and jumping around as if you have hit the jackpot, ask for a written offer. Before signing it, research the company online and learn more about the city in which it is located. If everything is fine by you, discuss the proposition with your significant other (if you are in a relationship) before you sign it. If your spouse or partner doesn’t mind moving then sign the offer. This way your new employment will be officialised and your new employer cannot change his mind at the last minute.

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The Best Autumn Super Foods

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

There is no need to tell you that a healthy diet is crucial in order to protect yourself from disease, stress and exhaustion. The best strategy to take up in order to make sure that you eat balanced meals that are good for you are to go for food that is seasonal. And since autumn has already arrived, it is logical enough to go for the foods that are available this time of year, like:

  • Sweet-potatoesSweet potatoes. Ignore the fact that they actually have nothing to do with potatoes per se, because they are, technically speaking, storage roots. No one can deny though that they are tasty, and that they are rich in vitamin C and other nutritious elements that can only do good to you, like beta-carotene...
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London, the city with the most football clubs in the world

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Football-fieldLondon is home to numerous football clubs, some of which are amongst the most famous on the planet. Here are all the clubs that represent the English capital in the world of professional football.

West Ham United – Founded as Thames Ironworks in 1895, this popular football club was renamed to West Ham United in 1900. In 1904 it started playing its home matches on Boleyn Ground a stadium which they will leave in the summer of 2016 in order to relocate to the London Olympic Stadium. Their current stadium was designed by Henri Pilipe Tiite Parker and is located in Upton Park in East London. The ground has a capacity of 35.016 spectators and is one of the largest stadiums in the city...

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Top five family films of all time

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Movie-negativeThere is nothing worse than the exhaustion from all the stress and strain that follows your home relocation. It gets even worse, if you have a family involved in the whole process. Fortunately, there are several good ways to kick back and relax together with your loved one and your kids after the people from the man and van company have delivered the last boxes. One of those ways is to prepare a quick dinner and put on a good old family-friendly film. Here are several propositions from our favorite family flicks:

  • Chitty Chitty, Bang Bang

A kid’s friendly version of James Bond created by no other but Ronald Dahl in collaboration with Ian Fleming...

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6 remarkable caves that are worth visiting

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Generally caves are dark, humid, moist and unattractive places that don’t attract visitors. However not all caves are the same, as some of them are incredibly beautiful and breathtaking. Here are some of the most amazing ones in the world.

Eisriesenwelt-CaveEisriesenwelt Cave – Located in Austria it is the largest ice cave in the world with a length of approximately 50 kilometres. The cave was discovered in 1879 and has numerous interconnected chambers. The ice formations that cover the cave’s walls are in different colours due to the diverse mineral content of the walls.

Fantastic Cave Pit – This fascinating cave is situated in Ellison Caves, nearby Lafayette Georgia. It is 178.6 metres deep, which makes it the deepest cave in the United States...

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