About Living In London

Our cheeky guide for London newcomers.

The Real Cost Of Living In London: Autumn, 2018 Edition

London is a massive, hulking behemoth of a city. More than 8 million people live on a total area of nearly one thousand square miles. The GVA total here is £396 billion. That’s £45,046 per capita! The sheer size and scale of the Big Smoke, not to mention the potential...

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Tips on How NOT to Buy a Property in London

Many believe that now is the best time to purchase a property in London due to several factors we will be talking about in a bit. Others believe that now is not the best time to invest in real estate and one should hold on to the money for now. Which group is right...

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Whitechapel – The Unspoken Gem of London?

The dim glow of the gaslights is of little comfort tonight, as the fig doesn’t allow you to see further than your own hand. The day was tough. You didn’t get paid for that side gig you’ve wasted 14 hours on. You are hungry. You are tired. You are angry. But even more...

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How to Find a Four-Legged Friend in London?

  Pets are awesome. Some are fluffy and others are scaly. Some are humongous while others are tiny. Some are joyful while others prefer to sleep all day in a dark corner all by themselves. All of them are a friend to someone. A ‘friend’… That’s one of the most...

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Australia And The UK: So Similar, Yet So Very Different

From the picture many of us get via pop culture, jokes and groundless stereotypes, one might say that Australia and the UK are polar opposites. One is an entitled, self-indulgent aristocrat who values tradition over common sense and the other is, well, a party dude...

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Top 10 Best Places To Have Brunch In London

There’s something magical in brunch that attracts us, Londoners. There really is. Perhaps it is that the magnificent treats from both worlds of breakfast and lunch area available? Is it because no one knows the exact time for when brunch should be held and this...

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Autumn In London, 2018

Summer is almost over in London and you know what? No one cares. Not a single soul. Why? Because summer in London is nothing to write home about. The weather is ‘meh’ to say the least, the tourists are wild and there’s almost no British spirit in those rare sunny...

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Flat VS House: Which Property To Get In London?

  A lot of the people I’ve met have a simple answer to this question: if you have or are planning to have kids – buy a house. If you live alone, consider owning a flat. Period. Problem solved. Let’s all go home. No, seriously! Move around people, there’s nothing to...

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5 Underwater Stones Of Renting A Flat In London

If you’ve managed to find a decent and affordable flat in London you should sign up for the “Needle in a Hay Stack” competition. You’ll win all the prizes without batting an eye. My company is helping people move in in just one day so I know exactly what I am talking...

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All You Need To Know About Doing Business In the Big Smoke

London is a steaming, smoking, smelting forge for businesses of all sizes and calibers. There is no better place in the world to start a successful venture or to open a new satellite office. If we were to talk the IT sector alone, there are more than 40,000 companies...

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5 London Zone 1 Facts You’d Wish You Knew Earlier

Did you ever feel like the Queen of England? If the answer is a definite “yes”, then you probably live in zine 1 – arguably the best place to live in London if you don’t mind the noise. Everything is at arm’s reach, your stroll to work does not require any commuting...

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Weird Things They Don’t Usually Tell You About London

London is great, diverse and vibrant. It is filled with opportunities and friendly to newcomers. The culture here is amazing and so is the education, the street food, the pubs and the architecture. Or so an advertising pamphlet would tell you. In reality, London is...

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