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8 Top Tips for London Newcomers

A Newcomer’s Guide to London By Manolis Zografakis When I first moved to London in 2010 I didn’t know anyone who could show me the city or give me inside tips about everyday problems. It took me more than a year to get used to living in a massive city...
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Buy Your Groceries Online and Save Money

Tips for saving money on your online food shopping By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) I love going to the supermarket to do my shopping. I actually enjoy wandering around the aisles, looking for new and exciting products and trying to get the best bargain. But there are plenty...
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Top 30 Money Saving Websites

The internet’s top money saving websites By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) The internet is full of websites that are dedicated to saving you money. Some offer great advice or help with budgeting, others will let you know all the latest offers and deals whilst the rest will give...
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Top Tips for Spring Cleaning Your London Home

See our top tips below on how to tidy, declutter and spring clean your home  for free By Helly Barrett (follow Helly on Twitter @helly_barret) Spring has official sprung here in the UK and that means it’s time for a spring clean! Whether it’s your bedroom in your parents’ house,...
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Top 5 Free Lunch Break Activities in London

Great free daily lunchtime activities By Afro (follow her on Twitter: @graphiclondoner) Here at Broke in London, we support an on-going resolution to maintain a balance between your work life and your lunch break. Stylist’s Reclaim Your Lunch Break campaign taught us how to start owning our lunch breaks again, (find more inspiration by...
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The Best UK Bank Accounts 2015

See our comparison of the UK’s best current accounts – including overdrafts, savings and ISAs By Helly Barrett (follow Helly on Twitter @helly_barret) Current accounts, savings accounts, overdrafts, credit cards, stocks, shares, bonds, ISAs… The world of banking and finance can be pretty damn complicated. With so many options out there,...
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Space-saving Ideas

How to Maximise Space in a London Apartment It is no secret that London apartments can be quite inviting and convenient. However, their location is also associated with rather cramped living conditions. Do you find that you never seem to have enough room for even the most basic of tasks?...
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my John Lewis Membership Card

free hot drink and a cake! If you are a regular visitor of John Lewis, you should definitely apply for a membership card. If you aren’t you should also get one of these my John Lewis free membership cards. There are a bunch of good reasons for doing that. Why? Simply...
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4 Ways You Can Beat the Tube Strike

4 tips to knock them out We love the London Tube, we really do. Like the city itself, the tube network is full of history, with its secret tunnels leading to long-forgotten closed stations and hidden mysteries. Certainly, anyone who has ever tried getting around London will appreciate the efficiency of the...
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Feeling Lonely? Find Meetup Groups in London

Join a Meetup Group to find like-minded people By Manolis Zografakis Have you just moved to London and you feel like a lonely wolf? Trust me, the worst thing you could do is to spend your entire day trying to find someone available to talk on Skype. The best thing...
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