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Guide To Renting in London

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January 7th, 2013

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Tackling the rental market in London can be a daunting prospect.  London’s property is some of the most expensive in the world, yet this high value makes it a tempting investment, and both sales and rental markets in the city move extremely fast.  It is not uncommon for new properties to appear on the market and find a buyer or renter mere days, or even hours, later.  If you want to rent a corner of this city for yourself, you should be prepared for a challenge worthy of your very own episode of Location, Location, Location .  With a wide range of places on offer however, the savvier property-hunter should definitely be able to find what they’re looking for, so allow me to share a few things I’ve learned over the years as a  renter.

Helpful Blogs and Websites

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January 7th, 2013

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Arriving in a new city is always daunting. Arriving as a student with often limited funds can be even worse. Luckily for us, there are some great bloggers out there letting everyone know about the cool/cheap/free things to do in London

Unusual Places To Go In London

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December 22nd, 2012

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London is a city of layers. The tourist trail is the shiny surface – from Big Ben to Piccadilly Circus and beyond.

Where To Go In London On New Years Eve

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December 19th, 2012

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If you’re anything like me, you find the amount of choice in London for New Year’s Eve both thrilling and daunting.

Let it Snow, Let it Snow

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December 18th, 2012

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One huge benefit of studying overseas is experiencing things you never would at home! Like….snow at uni! It’s rare for it to snow in London, so it was a nice surprise when Northwick Park was covered in snow. Check out the pictures below!

Making New Friends In London

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December 17th, 2012

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For an increasingly large number of people, London is becoming the chosen destination for a career move, or simply a fresh start. It’s impossible to not be drawn to a place where you could line up enough daily activities for a lifetime and still not get to see everything, or get to eat almost every national cuisine in the world within just one city.

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