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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St Martin-in-the-Fields Announces Free Summer Stage

This past year has left Londoners starved for live music and performance. As everything starts to open up again, audiences are hungry for live music, but with so many regulations and tickets booked out months in advance, it can be almost impossible to find something cultural to do this summer. Luckily, one venue in London Continue Reading

Improve Your Credit Score To Boost Your Finances

Guest post by Laura Mitchell-Hall When you apply for any sort of loan or finance, you will usually need to pass a credit check in order to get accepted. That’s why it’s a great idea to keep on top of your credit score. Your credit score is an indicator of your previous financial activity and Continue Reading

How To Save Money While Traveling As A Backpacker

By Gabrielle Boucher Most backpackers have at least one thing in common: they want to see the world without spending a fortune. And believe it or not, this goal is easy to achieve with the right mindset! Traveling can be very affordable when you bypass the luxury hotels, first-class plane tickets, and five-star restaurants. Sure, Continue Reading

Why Work Tools Are Important?

Guest post by Kumar Work tools / Hand tools are extremely important for day-to-day tasks. Humans have utilised them since ancient times to perform a variety of important activities. Hand tools come in a variety of shapes and sizes and may be used for a variety of tasks. Some tools are multipurpose, while others are Continue Reading

Five Easy Ways to Save Money on Removals in London

Guest post by Peter Johnson There are no two ways about it: London is an expensive city to live in, just like many other capital cities. That doesn’t mean you have to pay top dollar for everything you do. Although moving in the city is an expensive affair, smart planning and a little know-how can Continue Reading

How to Pack for Moving House: Your Complete Guide


Guest post by Hannah OK, breathe. Deep breaths. Relax. Packing to move house isn’t too stressful if you give yourself the time to pack and approach it in an organised manner. That’s where we come in with our excellent guide on how to pack for moving house. With great packing tips for moving house, you’ll Continue Reading

How To Find A TEFL Job Without Experience

Guest post by Simon O’Toole Get TEFL certified! Whether you decide on a Level 5 or 120-hour course, the key is to get your TEFL certificate. A 120-hour course is the minimum requirement for most teaching jobs. The Level 5 course takes 168 hours because it may offer a more in-depth course than a 120-hour Continue Reading

Top 3 Budget-Friendly & Traditional Croatian Recipes

Guest post by Ana Cerovski from KitchenToast Croatian cuisine is known for its diversity and thanks to that, it presents a great place for foodies and explorers of new flavors, aromas, and nuances. But regardless of what you may think, Croatian traditional dishes are actually quite easy, simple, and budget-friendly to do at home! The Continue Reading

How to eat like royalty on a budget in London

Guest post by Amelya Cliff Sometimes being a foodie is tough. Who doesn’t want to spend thousands on the best restaurants, to bask in the light of a Michelin-star cuisine? The problem is, most of us just can’t afford that. The truth of the matter is that living in a place like London, as great Continue Reading

How Financial Stress Can Affect Your Health

Guest post by Reema There are all sorts of different situations that can occur over the course of everyday life that can put us under a substantial amount of stress, and cause negative side-effects with regards to both our health, and our ability to maintain a thriving sense of well-being. While sources of stress and Continue Reading

Rainjacket: Your must-have accessory in London

Guest post by Mahen Kumar What is a rain jacket? A rain jacket is a waterproof jacket. It is designed specifically to withstand rainy days and save people from getting wet. Many kinds of rain jackets are available in the market. One such option is Rains who have a wide collection of rain jackets available Continue Reading

Top 13 UK Job Sites to Find a Job in London in 2021 

By Manolis With a plethora of job portals available, listing exactly where to focus your attention to get the best results can be challenging. Different websites have different features and qualities – some focus on a particular sector, while others focus on getting you the best salary within your preferred industry. You could go for 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.