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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Tips for Students Staying In London Through Student Exchange Programs

Guest post by Deepshikha Katuri London is one of the world’s busiest cities, with people rushing to board buses and trains while navigating congested streets. An exchange program in such a big city can be scary, but you shouldn’t feel that way! We’re here to give you tips to make your short stay in the Continue Reading

How to Find Your Niche in the Hospitality and Leisure Industry

Guest post by Zoe Price If there is any one field that is literally crying for help, it would be hospitality and leisure, in every position imaginable. After 3+ years of covid concerns and restrictions, people are just ready to live a normal life once again. For this reason, it is forecast that the hospitality Continue Reading

How to Set Up a Rainy Day Fund

Guest post by Rebecca Lee Everyone knows the feeling of being caught unprepared for an unexpected expense. Whether a blown tire or a sudden illness, those unexpected costs can quickly add up and leave you struggling to make ends meet. That’s where a rainy day fund comes in. By setting aside a small amount of Continue Reading

5 Tips to Lower Student Car Insurance Premiums in The UK

Guest post by Lauren Cordell Student car insurance is often costlier. Its premium costs over £1,000 on average, while UK drivers only pay an average of £470. Depending on your university and car type, it could be much more expensive. Generally, there are two main reasons why it’s a bit pricey. First, students have less Continue Reading

Why Hire a Professional Moving Company?

Guest post by Kumar Changing residences is something we all dread. What should be a thrilling moment filled with excitement and anticipation of promising new opportunities can easily become a burdensome one. Many of us consider it a luxury to hire a professional removal company with a good reputation. However, the more you think about Continue Reading

Budget-Friendly Tips That Can Help You Buy Your Next Car

Guest by Zoe Price Buying a new car is a huge purchase. It can take years of saving to afford your next vehicle. Not everybody has the luxury of being able to purchase a car when they want, so it is important to think of ways to help you buy a car within your budget. Continue Reading

How Modernizing the Classic Games is Revolutionising Gaming Arena

Guest post by Jay Stone The gaming business often takes an established concept and gives it a fresh spin. This is because the currently available technology enables a more contemporary game design or an improvement in the production quality from year to year. If you are in your mid-twenties to late-thirties, you undoubtedly experience an Continue Reading

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Workout Routine

Guest post by Zoe Price More and more of us are incorporating workout routines and training schedules into our daily lives. Staying fit and healthy is absolutely vital, it promotes clean living and positive mental health. However, when working out ourselves or with friends, it can be easy to slip into bad habits for the Continue Reading

5 Free Christmas Events in Central London

By Madeleine Duxbury If the cost-of-living crisis means your festive merriment is waning before the season’s even begun, get yourself along to one of these free events taking place in central London over the coming weeks…     1. Christmas by the River | from 15th November – 2nd January Held in London Bridge City Continue Reading

Thinking about Travelling to Ireland? 4 Best Irish Cities

Guest pot by john D If you have never been to Ireland, you don’t know what you are missing. But even if you have been there once or twice, there are many more sights to see, activities to do and facts to learn. It is never too late to book tickets and accommodation to one Continue Reading

The Best Walking Routes in London

Guest post by Maya Visiting the monuments and tourist spots is not the only way to get to know a city. Walking through the streets, squares, and markets, entering cafes, and talking to a passerby, is the best way to capture the essence of a city. You can take a series of walking routes through Continue Reading

Budget Family Weekend in London This Fall: Things To Do

Guest post by Julia Evans London is an incredible place to visit and there’s never a shortage of things to do, no matter the season. If you didn’t manage to get away anywhere during half-term, a weekend away in the capital could be just what you and your kids need to recharge. However, it’s no 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.