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Unusual present ideas for him

VivaStreet users have diverse tastes, and this comes across in the many items that are advertised on our site. We provide a space for people to sell their bog-standard, unusual, one-off, and ten-a-penny items, all from the comfort of their own home. Some of these unusual gift ideas are bound …

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3 unique present ideas for her

The dreaded Christmas rush cannot be avoided, and buying a special gift for the special girl in your life gets even more difficult as the year’s progress. Thoughts about the appropriate gift to choose can be both time-consuming and frustrating as the big day draws closer. Here are a few …

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4 safe and thoughtful Secret Santa gift ideas

It’s that time of the year again. You’ve drawn your Secret Santa and now you’re frantically trying to think of something to buy them! To help you out, here are four rough ideas of gifts that will please anyone, and all within your likely budget of £5 to £20! 1. …

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3 tips on how to sell secondhand clothes

If your closet is bursting at the seams and you need to get rid of your unwanted bits and pieces, it may be time to start selling some of your clothes. You may be wondering why anyone would want your old rubbish, however, buying secondhand clothing is on trend and …

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Winter cycling survival guide: 10 tips to keep you riding

Just because winter is looming, doesn’t mean to say your bike should go into hibernation. With the right preparation and equipment, winter cycling can be incredibly invigorating. Here are 10 tips to keep you riding this winter. 1. Lights Arguably, the most important winter cycling accessory, good-working front and back …

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How to organise successful events – 10 top tips for perfect events

The trick to organising a truly special event is to make sure you’ve considered every element that will make it a success. Of course, we can sometimes take for granted what goes into making an event perfect. So with that in mind, here are 10 important things to consider when …

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How to buy and sell used cars safely

Whether you’re a know-it-all or a novice, buying a used car can be a daunting prospect. It’s easy to imagine the used car shysters of fiction (or Matilda anyway), tinkering with the mileage and constructing your car from stolen parts that will see you framed and locked up for good. …

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How to look after a rabbit

At Vivastreet, we don’t just offer a space for you to sell your useful objects. We also have pages of adverts posted by people who are looking for a new home for their completely adorable rabbits. However, as rabbits are of an animate nature, their care requirements are rather different …

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What to check for when buying a secondhand bike

Buying bikes at retail price is a daunting prospect; the down payment is often a pretty big sum and it is unpleasant, shall we say, to part with it. Buying a secondhand bike allows for a more palatable experience all together: you needn’t visit a warehouse in the middle of …

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How to prepare for interviewing helpers

If you are looking for domestic help on Vivastreet or a cleaner in London, the chances are you will get plenty of candidates applying; these jobs are very sought after. The difficulty for you is going to be in assessing the job-seekers, to determine who is right to become your cleaner …

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