Jobs,Rooms and Links for a Budget Life in London | Broke in London
  • Jobs in London

    find the latest jobs in London
    Are you looking for a job in London? Find the latest jobs in the UK via our job site....
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  • Rooms to Rent

    cheap rooms to rent in London
    Looking for cheap short term or long term accommodation in London? Find the top UK accommodation websites and tips on...
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  • Things to Do

    fun-filled experience for free?
    Wondering what’s on in London? Find a list of all the major UK entertainment websites that provide info about cheap...
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  • Cheap Shopping

    shop smart and save money
    The right place to find great websites and tips to help you save money on shopping. We have all the...
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  • Transportation

    you don’t need teleportation!
    This section provides great websites, advice and information on how to get around London cheaply! You will find websites...
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  • Free Stuff

    cheap is good but free is better!
    We love free stuff the same as you do! From free haircuts and yoga classes to online courses and free...
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DIY Repairs vs. Professional Assistance: When to Tackle Sash Window Repairs Yourself or Help

Guest post by Denis Tomasu Sash windows, renowned for their timeless charm and contribution to the aesthetic appeal of period properties, require upkeep to maintain functionality and elegance. Homeowners often face the dilemma of DIY sash window repairs or seeking professional help from a sash window specialist. This article explores both options, guiding you toward Continue Reading

Best Espresso Machine for Travel – Outin Espresso Machine Review

By Manolis As a travel lover and espresso enthusiast, I was thrilled to hear about a portable espresso machine that could make coffee on the go. I already own another portable espresso maker that I use on my hikes and excursions, which is great, but I always need to find a clever way to heat Continue Reading

Magento 2 Pricing: Making Informed Decisions for Your eCommerce Venture

Guest post by Stewart Vickers When venturing into eCommerce, one of the critical decisions business owners face is choosing the right platform. With its robust features and extensive customisation options, Magento 2 stands out as a top choice for many online retailers. However, understanding Magento 2 pricing can be daunting due to its various components and Continue Reading

From London to Punta Cana: How Budget-Conscious Londoners Can Afford a Tropical Getaway

Guest post by Sophia Burklie While London offers an array of cultural and metropolitan experiences, the allure of sun-soaked beaches and turquoise waters is undeniable, especially during the long, gray winters. Punta Cana, located in the easternmost tip of the Dominican Republic, is a dream destination for many, with its stretches of white sand, swaying Continue Reading

The Visible Benefits of Professional Gutter Cleaning

Guest post by Alex T. Gutters are an essential part of home maintenance, protecting the structural integrity of a property by directing rainwater away from the foundation. While many homeowners may consider gutter cleaning a simple chore, employing a professional gutter maintenance company offers a range of significant benefits. This article explores the visible advantages Continue Reading

Driving in Style: The Pinnacle of Performance and Design in New Cars

Guest post by Nick Norton In today’s fast-paced world, where innovation and technology continue to redefine our expectations, the automotive industry stands as a shining example of progress. The quest for perfection in both performance and design has never been more evident, with manufacturers pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with each new release. From Continue Reading

4 Documents You Didn’t Know Needed Certified Translation When Moving Abroad

Guest post by Anna Nilsen If you’re moving abroad, the paperwork involved is often a sticking point – and bureaucracy in the UK is just as much of a hurdle to relocating to London as it is if you’re heading in the opposite direction. This is doubly relevant in the case that your documents are Continue Reading

Step-by-step Guide To Packing An Extra Large Suitcase

Guest post by Maria Harutyunyan Packing an extra large suitcase requires careful planning and strategic organisation, especially when you’re preparing for extended trips or need to carry a wide range of items. To successfully pack your belongings, the first step is securing the right luggage that will withstand the weight and bulk of your contents. Continue Reading

Just Getting Into Motorhomes? Budget-Friendly Tips for Renting a Campervan in New Zealand

Guest post by Kamala Owens Exploring the stunning landscapes of New Zealand by campervan is an experience like no other. From the soaring peaks of the Southern Alps to the pristine beaches and lush rainforests, this island nation offers an incredibly diverse array of natural wonders to discover at your own pace. And what better Continue Reading

Weekend in London on a Budget: How to Explore the Entire City Without Breaking the Bank

Guest post by Paul Williamson London, the vibrant heart of England, carries a reputation for its posh allure and steep expenses, ranking as the fourth most expensive city globally. With its iconic attractions and top-notch entertainment, the city flaunts an array of experiences that might appear beyond the means of frugal travelers. Nevertheless, with a Continue Reading

6 Tips for learning to drive in London on a budget

Guest post by Rebecca Lee What with the rising cost of rent and mortgages, petrol, utilities, and groceries, you don’t need us to tell you that London is a very expensive place to live. So, it should not come as a surprise to discover that learning to drive can be an expensive endeavor too. However, Continue Reading

London calling: Investing in property and exploring the capital’s hidden gems

Guest post by Jade Holmes Within the ceaseless dynamism of Britain’s core, London unveils a universe brimming with potential, intricately fusing its historical essence with the lively hues of modern existence. Far beyond a mere stage for globetrotters, this urban expanse serves as a beacon for investors in property. Our narrative dissects the complex journey Continue Reading

Living in London on a Budget



Broke in London is a ‘survival guide’ website for new, old and soon to be Londoners who are looking into living in London on a budget. It aggregates websites and offers you all the information you need to deal with the high cost of living in London. We have compiled a comprehensive list of all the websites and links to help in your search for affordable renting in London, finding a job and ways to make some extra money or save some cash, places to shop and eat in London and budget transportation or cheap travel when moving around, cheap things to do in London including cheap London attractions as well as any other money saving offers. Whether you are a local or international student, current or wannabe expatriate, employed in the city or just moving to London because you can, Broke in London gives you all the help you need to discover what this beautiful city has to offer to those who are looking to live in London on a budget.

From finding a place to stay and things to do in London for free …

Just moved in the city and feeling overwhelmed with the cost of living in London not even knowing where to start tracking places to eat in London let alone renting in London ha? You shall not fear! Having been in your shoes not that long ago, all of us, the Broke in London team, we know how it feels when first moving to London. It was the vision of the Broke in London’s ‘spiritual leader’ and student at the time, Manolis, to create a one stop solution for all of you-us, who are trying to sort out ourselves in London while making the most out of the things to do in London for free. Following sleepless nights, gazillion hours of research and based on our own experiences living in London on a budget we have put together a list of all the possible websites and resources you will need when looking for a job, room, cool free stuff and advice when first moving to London.

..to mapping cheap places to eat in London and getting a job!

But mapping out all the budget renting in London, jobsearch and event resources is not all we do. Through our job board you will find the latest jobs in London. Through our social media updates, articles and newsletters we are sharing with you on a daily basis the outcomes of our daily labour of mapping all possible things to do in London for free, cool low budget major or localised events and any other life advice we have for you; We are using it ourselves so we may as well share it with the rest of you .. because although London is one of the most expensive cities, like ever… still there are cheap things to do in London. (who would have guest) and we know that it is possible to have a very cool life even if Broke in London.