Sunday, September 5, 2010

Brexit: What it means for Brits in Dubai

Why the acrimonious split is no cause for immediate panic for Brits in the UAE (however an excellent reason to strike up a currency exchange). Yes, it happened. The UK has voted to leave the European Union in what is set to be the divorce of the century. The Leave camp dominated on referendum day with 52 per cent of the vote after a whopping 30 million ballots were cast in overall.

The fallout was swift the pound toppled, Prime Minister David Cameron announced he will step down, and the UK’s FTSE 100 stock index lost 3 per cent of its value in Friday trading.


Jefford on Monday: Terroir: France's dueling meanings

Bordeaux and Burgundy are France s 2 most popular vineyard locations. The concept of terroir is France’s greatest single contribution to wine culture. How unusual, then, that terroir is specified in a strikingly various manner in Bordeaux and Burgundy real estate south of france.

Burgundy’s notion of terroir provides the global paradigm. It was, substantially, the areas climat and terroirs which won World Heritage Status last year (whereas Bordeaux is noted for the city’s Port de la Lune and St Emilion’s territory).


Friday, August 20, 2010

French Alps ski property market restoring thanks to low home mortgages and new facilities

The French ski property market is recuperating with brand-new build apartments, instead of chalets, are blazing a trail and interest boosted by new facilities tasks, new research programs.

Those choosing to purchase in key Alpine resorts will likewise find far more facilities offered such as the 36 million mini-resort Mille8 in Les Arcs, a household friendly resort within a resort with brand-new nursery slopes, tobogganing runs, a swimming pool, day spa, gym and Courchevel's 63 million waterpark and health spa Aquamotion.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010