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The world’s fastest trains

Written by on 21st March 2017
Category: Business Travel

It’s hard to imagine a world without trains. For generations they’ve been transporting people and goods everywhere, and we’ve come to rely on them as a popular mode of transport. Ever since the first railway journey took place in 1804, commuters have been bundling into carriages to get to work on time. It’s amazing how […]

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9 of the Best Motorway Service Stations in the UK

Written by on 21st March 2017
Category: Business Travel

As one of the world’s leading serviced apartment providers, we’ve done enough travelling to know that car journeys can be taxing and it’s good practice to pull over somewhere to stretch your legs and get a bite to eat every couple of hours. However, we all have different needs when it comes to where we […]

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Which countries work the most – the average working week around the world

Written by on 16th March 2017
Category: Business Travel

By Anton Constantinou Working hours vary from place to place. Many countries are required by law to adopt a set working week, incorporating rest breaks, annual leave and a maximum number of working hours. Economic growth, technology and living standards are all shown to play a role in determining such regulations. Other important factors include […]

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What property can £1m get you around the world

Written by on 3rd March 2017
Category: Business Travel

Back in the days before smartphones, the housing market was fairly sensible. The average house price in 1980 was just £22,676, making it easy for most people to get on the ladder. Fast forward to 2017 and the average price has shot up to £205,000, almost 8 times the average salary of £27,000. Early last […]

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