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THE CITY IS SEXY

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The timeless City of London - AKA the Square Mile - is these days catering mostly to the minor portion of the investment service industry consisting of insurance organisations and their associated operations who bunch up near the Lloyds insurance headquarters and the distinctive Swiss Re high-rise building. It is a misunderstanding really to speak about the City when plenty of powerhouses are in other places. But lots of people refer to “Wall Street” regardless of countless of the significant operators being lodged in Connecticut.
And needless to say there are the vibrant and striving support sectors that pack around just about everywhere that wealth dwells; dining establishments, cocktail lounges, discos and strip clubs, beauty shops, tailor and clothing stores. And, this being an equal opportunities age, jewelers, make up outlets and beauty salons, and lots of health clubs and physical fitness centres.
High-class London escorts might be searched for in a lot of spots of London. Nevert…

THE MUNDANE CAN BE EXOTIC

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Once you have lived in Marbella and many other parts of the Costa Del Sol for a period of time, it can be easy to forget just how different and exotic it must seem to people who visit from Northern Europe, Russia and Eastern Europe.
If you take a visiti to Gibraltar, from high up on the rock you can clearly see the straits and how they are a hazard to the unskilled sailor. The merging of the Atlantic with the Mediterranean is very visible, from the changing colour of the water, to the swirls and eddies created by the different currents and temperatures. It is amazing to see. And from this view point one can also see Africa, only a few miles away, close to Spain than France is to England.
Tucked away in some expat or parochial Spanish town it is easy to forget how close this enormous continent and all its perceived exoticness is. Just a short hop takes you to the medinas and bazaars of Morocco. While some of the architecture may seem familiar, the country itself is a million miles fro…