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 be a London Beauty Queen on a Budget

Guest post by Ayesha Aziz London’s expensive, and you have to think twice before indulging yourself in any luxury. But that shouldn’t mean that you can’t look stylish while trying to live on a budget. You only need to have the spirit for it and, of course, the right eye to spot any opportunities that Continue Reading

A Freelancer’s Guide to Self-employment in the UK

Guest post by Anastasiia Polokhlyvets Assuming you are mulling over working freelance in the UK, what do you have to do to set up as self-employed? More importantly, where do you look for a freelance job? If you plan to start working independently in the United Kingdom, you will fall into the category of sole Continue Reading

The Challenges Entrepreneurs Face in 2022 and How to Overcome Them

Guest post by Niamh O’Reilly 2021 was a difficult year, particularly for entrepreneurs who faced challenges such as remote working and staff absences to pandemic-induced restrictions and financing struggles. It is fair to say that most entrepreneurs were operating in survival mode for the majority of 2021. This New Year brings a mixture of hope Continue Reading

Online and On-site Weekly Meditation Classes in London – Always Free

Guest post by Ziya True meditation is an invaluable prize, sought high and low since ages. A state of inner bliss, in which those endlessly buzzing thoughts can slow down to a complete stop, and you enjoy a deep, rejuvenating silence. As if you’ve dived to the quiet depths of the ocean, away from the Continue Reading

How To Launch Your Own Startup As A First-Timer

Guest post by Scarlet Zion You may have watched or read how a startup is now worth multimillion, if not multibillion dollars. While this may seem surreal, you can also make it as long as you have a good foundation when starting your business. That’s why instead of jumping on every opportunity that you think Continue Reading

Tips for Commuting on the Train

Guest post by Steph King After the pandemic, and a long period of remote working, many of us may have managed to avoid the train thus far. Public travel is stressful at the best of times, but after spending extended time isolated from the rest of the public, jumping back on the train for your Continue Reading

7 Ways to Find the Best Job for Introverts

Guest post by Perla Aroyo Being an introvert in a world designed for extroverts can be a curse. You just know some things don’t work for you as they work for others. Many people would say to suck it up and try harder, but there’s nothing you can do about it. But it doesn’t mean Continue Reading

The Link Between Pain and Mental Health

Guest post by Rebecca Stuart Have you ever been extremely down for an entire week, just to be smacked with a rush of anxiety? At the same time, you begin to experience strange aches and sensations in your stomach, back, and limbs. You may even experience a headache and begin to feel sluggish and weary. Continue Reading

The Ultimate 2021 Guide To Christmas Shopping In London

By Stefania K. Of all the places in the world to be when Christmas shopping season rolls around, few can hold a festive candle to the city of London. Between a phenomenal selection of spectacular settings and a vibrant array of retail-therapy options, possibilities abound to indulge every taste and budget imaginable. Better yet, this Continue Reading

Designing Your Dream Loft Space on a Budget: Three Crucial Steps

Guest post by Emily Hughes If you’re looking for a fresh start to welcome the new year, converting your loft space into a bedroom could make an ideal change. Despite this sort of home renovation project being relatively affordable, loft conversions could boost the value of your property by an impressive 10%. So, how should Continue Reading

The Ultimate Guide to Housesitting in London in 2022

By Stefania K. House sitting with no bounds sounds like an attractive job for someone who has a bit of extra time on their hands. Not only is this job safe and easy to do, but it is also an attractive initiative for all those who want to make some money without having to take Continue Reading

Best Cheap Vegan Cafes in London

By Eloise Empleton So we’ve already written about the best cheap Vegan restaurants, but we thought it’d also be a good idea to look at the best cheap vegan cafes in London. For those more relaxed days, when you may want a long lazy lunch with friends and family or to escape the daily grind 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.