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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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

London’s Top-Rated BYOB Restaurants for a Brilliantly Cheap Night Out

Guest post by Georgia Anderson Whether you’re looking to guarantee having your perfect drink at hand or want to have more money to splurge on cuisine, London’s ‘bring your own beverage’ (BYOB) venues offer some fabulous options for dining out. From Indian and Persian to Asian and Italian, London is bursting with great eateries that Continue Reading

The Best Glasses for College Students

Guest post by Kate Germano Many college students require glasses, whether for sun safety purposes or reading and writing papers throughout the week. Several factors make some lenses more suitable for college life than others. Because college students are busy and on the go, there are certain glasses that students should consider that are more Continue Reading

Students Look For Affordable Lodging When Studying Abroad

Guest post by Muhammad Ahmad Getting education abroad can be quite a tedious process considering it is already quite heavy on the pockets. However, with international travel as easily accessible as it is and massive financial support, the process is getting a lot easier and feasible than it ever was. Globally, nearly 4.3 million students Continue Reading

How To Turn Your Creative Hobby Into a Side Hustle

Guest post by Robin Underwood According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spent on average more than five hours per day on leisure activities in 2018. The Brits aren’t far behind, spending an average of £90 a month and 5-6 hours a day on their hobbies! Londoners’ favourite leisure activities range from making Continue Reading

Financial Tasks You’ve Been Putting Off That You’ll Regret Sooner Than Later

Guest post by Robin Underwood As a young creative, it’s challenging to strike the balance between maintaining your lifestyle and being financially pragmatic. The last thing any freelancer or small business owner wants to dwell on is a far-away retirement plan or university tuition for future children. However, there are small steps that you can Continue Reading

Budget Weekend in Paris: The Best Paris Guided Tours You Need To Take A Look At

Guest post by Hannah Maddison Everyone has dreamt of going to Paris for a vacation— and why not? Who does not want to see the Eiffel Tower? Paris is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in the world and has rightfully gained the title. It is filled with beautiful landscapes and has a Continue Reading

10 Ways to Reduce Your Home Insurance Costs

Guest post by Simon Colburn Your home is your greatest investment. And so, naturally, making sure you have that investment insured is of the utmost importance. No homeowner wants to feel left out in the dark or unprepared for what life may throw at them. Our homes are where memories are made and our greatest Continue Reading

Does London See The Most Road Rage In The UK?

Guest post by Greg Perry London is by far the biggest city by population and area in the UK and this brings its own challenges. Over 9 million people inhabit the metropolis across its 32 boroughs and that population is only expected to grow in future years. One of the major challenges of being such 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. 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.