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Articles on all things living in London for students and expats (on a budget!), PhD life, plant-based food on a budget, and money diaries.

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The Best Games to Play During Your Roommate Game Night

Now that we’re allowed to have people over again, it’s time to host a flatmate game night! Here’s how to plan a game night with your flatmates, including the best games to play during your roommate game night. This article is all about how to plan a game night with your flatmates, including my recommendations …

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Gifts for PhD Students: The Complete Guide (Gifts They’ll Love!)

Looking for graduation gifts or birthday tech gifts for PhD students? This article is for you! As a PhD student myself, here are 10 gifts I’d love to receive (or have received and enjoyed!). This article is a complete guide to tech gifts for PhD students for birthdays, graduation, and anything in between! Affiliate disclaimer: …

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University in England: What You NEED to Know Before You Go

Got accepted to go to uni or study abroad in England? First of all, congratulations! This article is all about university in England and what to know before you go. Read on for advice for fresher’s, including everything from study tips to accomodation! This article is all about university in England—what to know before you …

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The Complete Guide to the BEST Parks in London (for Picnics, Dates + Dogs!)

Now that the weather is (finally!) a bit nicer and we’re (also finally!) allowed to meet friends outdoors, it’s park time! This article lists the best parks in London, which are perfect for picnics, dates, and dogs! This article is all about the best parks in London for picnics, the best parks in London for …

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The ULTIMATE First Apartment Checklist (+ Cleaning Supplies You NEED!)

I get it, moving into your first flat can be DAUNTING. Don’t panic—I got you! I’ve compiled a first apartment checklist that has everything you need to do and buy for your first flat. In fact, I’m moving soon myself, and STILL use this same checklist. This article contains the ultimate first apartment checklist, with …

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