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European Destination Guide – Italy

Posted on 22nd June 2017

Fact file on Italy Capital City: Rome Population: 60.8 million Currency: Euro Language: Italian. However, different regions of the country have dialects that are linguistically unique from each other. Natives will use dialect languages at home, reserving standard Italian when conversing with Italians from other regions, and with foreigners. Minority languages include French, German and …

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European Destination Guide – Denmark

Posted on 6th December 2016

Fact file on Denmark Capital City: Copenhagen Population: 5,699,220 in October 2015 Currency: Danish krone Language: Danish Business opportunities: With one of the lowest unemployment rates in the EU, Denmark offers employment opportunities within all job sectors, with the most prominent industries being pharmaceuticals, maritime shipping, high-tech agriculture and renewable energy. It’s worth noting that …

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Destination Guide – Denver

Posted on 28th November 2016

Fact file on Denver Capital City: Colorado Population: estimated 5,747,000 people in 2016 Currency: American dollar Language: The majority of the population in Colorado speak English. Other languages include Spanish, German, French, Japanese and Italian. Business opportunities: Job opportunities have increased by 64,100 between October 2015 to October 2016. It’s worth noting that you will need a …

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Destination Guide – Australia

Posted on 20th September 2016

Fact file on Australia Capital City: Canberra Population: Despite being the sixth largest country in the world, Australia’s population is only made up of 24,168,303 people. Currency: Australian dollar Language: English is the most prominent language, with 78.5% of the population speaking it. Other languages spoken in Australia include Chinese, Italian, Greek, Arabic and Vietnamese. …

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European Destination Guide – Spain

Posted on 20th September 2016

Fact file on Spain Capital City: Madrid Population: 46,095,093 in 2016, making it the sixth largest country in Europe. Currency: Euros Language: Spanish (Castilian) is spoken by 74% of Spaniards and is the country’s official language. Catalan is spoken by 17%, Galician by 7% and Basque by 2% of the Spanish population. Business opportunities: 40% …

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What items to get rid of when moving abroad

Posted on 26th August 2016

After careful consideration and meticulous planning, you have finally decided to take the plunge and move abroad. So, what happens next? The thought of moving all of your belongings overseas can be rather daunting, and it’s not until you start packing everything up that you realise how much stuff you actually have. As such, preparation …

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Top packing tips for moving house

Posted on 23rd July 2016

Your offer has finally been accepted on your dream home! So, what happens next? Whilst relocating home can be a daunting task for many, preparation is key to ensure a well-executed move. Many movers relegate packing towards the bottom of their to-do list, often causing last minute panic when moving day arrives. Starting the packing …

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The most common things left behind when people move house

Posted on 19th June 2016

The stress of moving can often lead to forgetfulness, which is definitely not what you want on your moving day. Here at The Whittle Group, we believe the key to a successful, straightforward move is planning, so we’re here to help relieve some those anxieties with a list of the most common things left behind …

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Moving house with pets

Posted on 16th May 2016

With a long list of things to remember when moving home, it can be easy to overlook how your pets will react to the change. In particular, companion pets – such as cats and dogs – are very territorial and may become distressed by this sudden change to their routine. As such, when preparing for …

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Moving house with children

Posted on 16th May 2016

Children of all ages can be unbelievably distressed when leaving a home that they have spent many happy years in; everything that they are familiar with is in that house. This is as big a move for them as it is for you, especially if this means they are leaving their old school and starting …

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