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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Exploring the Best Holiday Parks and Resorts in Wales

Guest post by Arjay When it comes to holiday destinations, Wales offers a treasure trove of natural beauty, rich history, and charming landscapes. If you’re planning a getaway to this picturesque country, you’ll want to consider staying at one of its top holiday parks and resorts. From breathtaking coastal retreats to serene countryside escapes, Wales Continue Reading

Beyond Cars: Sustainable Transportation Alternatives in Urban Environments

Guest post by Carl Anthony As the climate crisis continues to loom large over public consciousness, the quest for more sustainable ways of life has never been more urgent. Individuals around the globe are becoming increasingly aware of their environmental footprint and are constantly seeking ways to preserve and protect the environment. The transport sector, Continue Reading

Laundry on the Go: Tips for Keeping Your Travel Clothes Fresh

Guest post by Nicole Due Traveling comes with its fair share of challenges, and if you want to ensure that your travels stay smooth, you have to use several strategies to make things convenient during your trip. For instance, keeping your clothes fresh can be difficult, especially if your accommodations don’t come equipped with a Continue Reading

Exploring the London Suburbs on a Budget: A Comprehensive Guide

Guest post by Emma Visitors often come to London to discover Central London with its bracing energy and landmark places full of life. But by visiting the city’s suburbs, you can have a different impression and many affordable experiences. The article guide will cover tips on utilising out-of-the-city adventures without overspending. 1. Plan Your Route Continue Reading

Navigating the Gig Economy: Top Tips for Freelancers in London

Guest post by Chris Mark Baroro As the transformation from the traditional 9-to-5 jobs to gigs continues to pick up steam, the gig economy becomes more like the famous phrase, it’s “The best of times, it’s the worst of times”. London, a city humming with vibrance and vigor, is a key player in this changing Continue Reading

How to Travel Smartly on a Budget: An 7-Step Guide to Ensure Quality and Minimize Expenses

Guest post by Fazal Akbar Imagine embarking on an unforgettable journey, where every path leads to discovery and every penny saved is a victory. In the realm of travel, luxury isn’t defined by the thickness of your wallet, but by the richness of your experiences. This guide is your compass to navigating the globe smartly, Continue Reading

Children’s Clothing Around The World: Discover Traditional Outfits

Guest post by Naileth Ariza B. Cultural appreciation manifests across various industries, notably within workplace culture, culinary practices, and integration methods. Among these, the fashion industry stands out as a visually stunning representation. While fashion primarily targets adults, numerous cultural fashion shows also celebrate the unique traditional baby clothes. A widespread tradition across cultures involves Continue Reading

Best Beginner-Friendly Ski Resorts in Europe for Winter Holidays

Guest post by Katy Nikolaou Skiing is a really fun and exhilarating sport. It can also be extremely terrifying for people thinking about trying it for the first time. I mean, no one likes falling over and over again. However, the weird thing about it is the fact that once you start, it seems impossible Continue Reading

What You Need To Know About Supporting A Loved One Through An Injury Caused By Medical Negligence

Guest post by Zoe Price Encountering a situation where a loved one suffers from an injury caused by medical negligence can be deeply distressing. This kind of experience brings about unique challenges and emotional turmoil. It’s not just the physical pain and recovery that are of concern, but also the psychological impact and the complexities Continue Reading

Opening a Business in London: Keys to Success

Guest post by Zoe Price London, a vibrant hub for commerce and innovation, presents a wealth of opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs. The city’s dynamic business environment, coupled with its diverse population, makes it an ideal location for launching a new venture. However, navigating the complexities of starting a business in London requires a blend of Continue Reading

5 Signs of Poor Hair Health and How To Deal With Them

Guest post by Zoe Price Recognising the early signs of poor hair health is crucial for maintaining luscious and healthy locks. Your hair, often considered a reflection of your overall well-being, can reveal a lot about your body’s internal state. Dullness, dryness, and brittleness are common indicators that your hair might not be as healthy Continue Reading

What does a DBS check look for?

Guest post by James Taylor Employment in the modern era is a little more complicated than it used to be. Companies go through lengthy and often expensive recruitment processes, to ensure that they’re getting just the right person for the role they’re looking to fill. Criminal background checks often play a role in that process, 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.