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   1. Hokusai Exhibition : beyond the great wave ! I personally can’t wait to see the world’s most famous wave in London. Painted by the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai who lived during the 19th century, The Wave is one of the world’s most recognized masterpieces. Come visit the exhibition and follow the artist’s journey through his […]

We know how peace of mind is important when it comes to moving (unless you’re after an adventure) – if you’re looking for a professional, reputable and efficient company, then here’s your stop at Kiwi Movers. Kiwi Movers in a nutshell: ♦ They’ve been moving stuff without fuss since 2007 ♦ Their professional movers are […]

We show you some of the capital’s biggest events of the summer, but also the more unusual and quirky festivals. The British have a strange concept of ‘enjoyment’ when it comes to the summer. Festivals see thousands descend upon various fields around the UK where, under a comforting blanket of cloud and refreshing showers of […]

Visiting a city for the first time (or the tenth!) can be a challenge. For somewhere as vast and diverse as London, we’ve found it can be particularly daunting. Lisa, our new (French) intern, describes her week in the (British) capital, with some sage advice for French visitors – whether tourist or expat.   1. French people […]

The rush, the heightened senses, the feeling of being on top of the world, shouting “let’s go again!”, accomplishment, bravura. Or maybe staring up with fear, wondering how quickly you can leave, what a terrible mistake you’ve made, why am I here, somebody else can go first, agreeing to do it in the first place […]

The growth of Airbnb and similar short-let websites over the past five years has raised a number of new issues for residential building managers. It may be tempting to try to stop short-term lettings entirely but this is unlikely to solve the issue. An outright ban could lead t o residents letting their homes out […]

Our CEO & Founder, Merilee Karr was interviewed by Property Week, talking about the opportunity for the new Short-term Accommodation Association, of which she has been made Chair, to raise the bar for the industry and help more ordinary people earn income when their homes are empty. The original article can be found here.   […]

Often the best time spent relaxing in the city means going somewhere – whether that involves going for a lovely evening stroll down by the river, or taking the car out for a spin. An ever-more popular means of travelling can instead be found on two wheels. So with the coming of spring, the (hope of) […]

Reinvention. From an industrial centre to the heart of south London, Battersea is about reinvention. It has reimagined itself as a thriving commercial hub – with restaurants and shops weaving their way through the extensive greenery that borders the Thames.  Minutes from Chelsea’s chic and Clapham’s trendy shops, you’re right in the centre of London. It’s an […]

We see Easter as an excuse to indulge, indulge and, well, eat more chocolate. All that’s missing is knowing where to go: so we’ve mapped out London’s independent chocolate shops for the best local institutions London has to offer.   West London L’appetit Fou, Turnham Green Melt Chocolates, Holland Park Leonidas, Kensington Centre Choccywoccydoodah, Soho […]

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