Money

Expat Help

How much money should you save before moving to London?

Money is a touchy subject, but I know how much of a constant brain freeze this was when I moved over so I am going to put it all out there for you guys. As I said in my previous money post, what I write below is just my opinion and of course everyone does […]

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Getting a bit philosophical
Happiness Project
Travel

Why I haven’t done any travel since living in London

I know what you are thinking, what about that Spain trip last year or New York a few weeks ago. So let me clarify, this post is about why I haven’t been able to do any non-parent sponsored travel since I started living in London. I love travel. It is fun, it busts open your […]

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Coffee and food

Coffee: devil or god?

Coffee is my homeboy. If I had all the money in the world I would be sampling the London indie coffee delights until I was nothing but jitters. However coffee is expensive, way expensive. A bad flat white in London costs £2ish and a good flat white in London costs £2.40 – £2.60. So if […]

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Street art and galleries in London

Would you like £8,000? All you need to do is like art.

The Milton Keynes Gallery is very popular all of a sudden. I would love to say this is for the art, but I think it has something to do with the £8,000 cheque rumoured to be hidden somewhere in the gallery. Thats right, an £8,000 cheque may or may not be hidden in the gallery, and if you find it […]

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Expat Help

How to keep your money safe when traveling

Some people don’t give much thought to keeping their money safe when travelling. Those people are idiots. I have heard enough horror stories to be fairly cautious, so here is my list for keeping those dollars and pounds safe when you are off satisfying that wanderlust. Divide and conquer Don’t keep all your money/payment methods in […]

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Street art and galleries in London
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Lessons from the Queen of Versailles

If you are feeling guilty about your finances go and see The Queen of Versailles. Trust me, you can’t feel bad about how much you spend on coffee once you have seen the fiasco that is the Siegel family. The documentary is in cinemas now. It follows the billionaire couple David and Jackie Siegel as […]

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