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Month: July 2018

England Versus The World!

Ok, here's the deal … I used to be a bit of a girl when it came to Rugby … I was never really a great follower of the game but that was all to change. I have never really followed Football either but I have always preferred Rugby to Football and no it was not just because of the men in shorts! I found it far more exciting than football so I started to read up about the game and the rules and how the teams score and started to watch the odd game on television if I was around. Then the World cup came on a few years back and I was amazed how much I got behind England, I never knew I could be so patriotic, sure I support England in the football but I was actually enjoying watching the Rugby and I was not watching it because I thought I had to … it was great. Game after game we were winning and I found myself yelling at the television at the referee (like he could hear me) and holding my breath whilst Johnny lined up his shot and not releasing it until the rugby ball was safely over .. needless to say me, along with millions celebrated the World Cup win, really amazing. Now I try to watch as many games as I can,...

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How to Book a Vacation Rental Home

While there is a growing abundance of options when it comes to booking a vacation home, many travelers still find the┬árental market to be a little chaotic – at least in comparison to more traditional accommodations like hotels/motels. The increasing popularity of vacation rentals as a value-packed alternative to pricier hotels has led to an abundance of options that can be overwhelming. Here are some tips for booking your vacation rental to ensure that you are getting the most bang for your buck, while protecting yourself from scams or disappointment. Booking a Vacation Rental Tip #1: Check out niche listers that focus on specific destinations. Whether you’ve rented a vacation villa before or not, you’ll want to work with a local company and representatives who know their stuff. If you’re interested in a Santa Barbara beach house rental, a qualified representative will earn their stripes by walking you through the suitable available properties based on your unique needs and desires. For instance, if you’re bringing your three Bernese mountain dogs, they’ll recommend Santa Barbara beach rental locations that are both dog-friendly and bric-a-brac-free. Additionally, once you arrive, you’ll want to enjoy concierge services to help you get reservations at that trendy new restaurant, or simply recommend a hike that overlooks the ocean. An anonymous operator three states away won’t be able to deliver that level of local service. Booking...

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How to Maintain Your Home’s Exterior Wood Doors

It’s no secret that buying a wooden exterior door is an investment in your home. It’s not the cheapest type of exterior door you can buy, but it will probably last many years longer than most other types of doors. Unlike other more flimsy mediums, exterior wood doors are built to stand the test of time. But, the best part about owning a wooden exterior door is probably the fact that it can be repaired. If you have a fiberglass door, there isn’t much you can do about chipping or deep gauges that may end up on the surface. Exterior wood doors are a home investment that can last a lifetime, if they’re properly maintained. Polishing Polishing is the first step you’ll take to maintain the look of your wood door. Over time, you’ll find that the finish gets dull and needs a little refresher. This is completely normal, especially for the outside portion that is getting direct sunlight and being exposed to the elements. Polishing exterior wood doors is easy. All you need is a good furniture polish and a dust rag. If you have any dirt or other marks on the door, clean them off with a wood-approved cleaner before polishing your door. For this, you can use the same cleaner you use for your hardwood floors. Maintaining Finish Even if you polish your door regularly, the...

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Luxury Rome Hotels With Best Amenities and Nearby Attractions

The eternal beauty of Rome is the key factor which attracts visitors from all over the world. The splendid blend of religious and historical importance prevails in the city. Roman Catholic Churches, remains of Roman Empire, and modern architectures are the features which collectively make the city a beautiful place to visit. Rome has many luxury hotels to offer to its visitors. Luxury Rome hotels features the best hotel services and comfortable accommodations. The rooms are tastefully decorated in Roman style. The room features amenities include cable television, air conditioning, mini-bar, hair dryer, telephone, etc. Most of these luxury Rome hotels are having open terrain with a spectacular roof garden which enables you to see the entire city view. Luxury Rome hotels are of many types such as 3 star hotels, 4 star hotels or 5 star hotels. Hotel Atlante Star is located in the heart of the town. This 4 star luxury hotel is just a few minutes away from Vatican City and St. Louis. Angel's Castle, Piazza Navona and Spanish Steps. The guests of this hotel can have a breathtaking view on the 6th floor where there is a proper arrangement of roof garden restaurant from which you can experience the panoramic view of the monuments including St Peter's Dome. The charming of the hotel is enhanced by its wall tapestry and elegant furnishing. You can have...

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The Miami Condo Market

The Miami condo market is very diverse and offers a large number of different solutions for those interested in purchasing or renting a condo. People from all over the world are attracted to the vibrant Miami area and its supreme climate for relocation. Miami condos are also popular among vacationers as well as investors. The recent decrease of the dollar value on the international market has made Miami condos an even more interesting option for many Europeans looking for a home away from home, a place in which to retire or just a good investment. Location, location, location – is the mantra of the real estate business. This is naturally true for Miami real estate as well. The beach front condos are the most popular ones and inevitably the most expensive ones to obtain. Just by choosing a condo a few blocks away from the beach you can save huge amounts of money. A Miami ocean view is astonishing, but certainly not for free when we're talking real estate. South Beach is one of the most popular areas of the Miami condo market, not only due to its abundance to the ocean but to its famous nightlife and gastronomic scene as well. Another highly esteemed part of Miami is the Brickell neighborhood. The Brickell region is commonly referred to as "the Wall Street of the South" and the condominium...

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