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The Health Benefits of Living in a Warm Climate

Moving abroad from the UK can provide plenty of lifestyle benefits but one of the main attractions for many British expats are the health benefits of living in a sunnier and warmer climate. As well as simply being more enjoyable there is increasing evidence that moving to a warmer climate can have a positive impact on your health. Such an effect has been known about since Professor F. Ellis of Yale University found that deaths in the United States were 13% higher ... Read more

The best destinations in Europe to buy a second home

Buying a second home and moving abroad, for all or even some of the year, is a dream for most of us. So what do you do when you’re finally in a position to make that dream a reality? Choose where to move of course! In this post we’re going to take a look at some of the best destinations for Brits planning to buy a second home abroad. France France has always been a popular destination for Brits looking to purchase a ... Read more

What are the Best Ways to Pack when Moving?

Whether you’re moving within the UK or moving abroad, the thought of packing everything you own into a collection of cardboard shipping boxes can be daunting. While Britannia offers a professional packing service, doing it yourself needn’t be a headache with a little organisation. Plan Ahead Well before moving day looms on the horizon, why not have a clear out? After all, there’s no point in packing things you don’t want or need, and you certainly won’t want them cluttering up the new ... Read more

What Are The Most Popular Places To Live In The UK?

In this post we’re going to take a look at some of the most popular cities across the UK and explain why so many people want to live in them. Edinburgh, Scotland. Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and has plenty of outstanding landmarks including Edinburgh Castle and Salisbury Crags. It’s consistently voted one of Britain's top cities and, although it attracts huge numbers of tourists, there are plenty of great attractions for locals. Tremendous ... Read more

Using a Removal Company VS. Doing it Yourself

As we all become ever more cost conscious in these challenging economic times there’s an increasing temptation to try and do more things yourself rather than paying a professional to do it for you. In a lot of situations this can make real financial sense but in other scenarios it can cause you a lot of unwanted hassle. There are a number of jobs that fall somewhere between the easy jobs and the ones that you really shouldn't attempt on your own. ... Read more