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Posted: 08 Sep 09, 09:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hi everybody...this time I would like to recieve some advices from you guys living in London..well Let me say this way..I`m planning a trip to london...I have some relatives living and working there..I got in touch with them...but I also would like to have your own vision...I never been abroad, this would be the first time, I am a spanish citizen so I have no problem with all the documents and legal stuff...my questions are:
Could a get job there in london? Is it hard to find a place to live and stay? even though I have a place, then I would like to have my own one..
.. what places do you suggest I must go visiting?
I really don´t know how many time I will spend there, in fact is a kind of adventure, may be a month, may be 6 months...who knows?..it depends on what I get there..so finnaly, can you tell me anything important for a trip like this one?...about the city, the places, you know what I mean..
Well, hope I explained myself...keep in touch..and thanks!!

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Posted: 09 Sep 09, 16:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Go on GumTree.com and look up short term houses or rooms to let - if you want an apartment anywhere in zone 1-2 on your own it would be a minimum of about !200 pounds per calendar month for 1 bedroom living room and kitchen.  Then you could see if you like it and get a job before taking on any big commitment.  It is a wonderful place to live, but very expensive if you want to have a good quality of life.  Of course you can live further out for much less, but if you don't know many people that would be lonely...and not a true London experience.  Just my opinion...


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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 07:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

learn to brew beer before you go to London unless you want to pay up and beyond £4 a pint!
Camden is a good place to hang out and SOHO if you like that type of thing *wink*
otherwise,SE London is best for the scenery and for cheap social scenes.
jobs wise,good luck with that,we are in the middle of a recession and jobs are gonna be hard to come by unless you want to work for peanuts and 60 hour weeks!


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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 08:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey..thanks so much for the information I really apreciate it...Well...Angeline, I saw gumtree.com, seems to be a quite complete web, I added to my favorites now, good!...I think I still need to now a little better all the zones and thew way they are called..but As I said before, I have two spanish cousins living and working there in London, they´ve been there for the last 7 or 8 years. So I have a place to stay four a couple of weeks..at the very beggining of this journey...My Idea then is going for my own place, maybe as you said Angeline, a room to let...but as I want to be there for a while, I would like to have a simple job, just to afford food and place, I´m going half as a tourist but the main reason of this trip is "knowing that big, and cospmopolitan city"
Joxer..thanks for the advices...Now "brew beer?" haha I couldn´t help laughing when I read that, that´s a cool advice, anyway I can live without beer, that´s not problem!! haha...what about cigarrtees? I heard they are quite expensives...and about the recession...well I talked to some relatives in spain and they are having a bad time as well, but soon that is going to change...anyway, this trip I´m planning, I think, will be for january or febraury..may be march...don´t know yet...well, you have been very polite and kind...Keep in touch..and may be we can have a beer sometime!!
Do Queenzoners go out sometime in London to meet each others? I´m asking this, couse I belong to an Astronomy forum here in Argentina, and from time to time we get together and meet and have a nice time!!...well...keep in touch! and thanks again...
Marcelo.-

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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 08:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:

 jobs are gonna be hard to come by unless you want to work for peanuts and 60 hour weeks!


I like peanuts,  I'm going there right away.







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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 11:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

you're gonna need waterproofs, woolly hat,scarves and gloves if you here in the UK for those months.come to think of it you're gonna need them all year around nowadays!
cigarettes are £4.50 ish for 20 btw
edit:
check out the Greenwich Observatory if you like your star gazing


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its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 11:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

LONDON IS EPIC FOR THE MUSIC HISTORY.

That alone would put anyone wanting to live here.

[img=/images/smiley/msn/wink_smile.gif][/img]


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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 11:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Zebonka12 wrote:



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 jobs are gonna be hard to come by unless you want to work for peanuts and 60 hour weeks!



 



I like peanuts,  I'm going there right away.



 





just dont eat the ones free at the bar :-p









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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 11:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



its_a_hard_life wrote:

LONDON IS EPIC FOR THE MUSIC HISTORY.

That alone would put anyone wanting to live here.

[img=/images/smiley/msn/wink_smile.gif][/img]
its your round for the beer the next time we go Hard Rock Cafe though ;-]









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its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 11:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:







its_a_hard_life wrote:



LONDON IS EPIC FOR THE MUSIC HISTORY.

That alone would put anyone wanting to live here.

[img=/images/smiley/msn/wink_smile.gif][/img]

its your round for the beer the next time we go Hard Rock Cafe though ;-]












We'll go there again.

Also I've got another famous rock bar to take ya to here.

Surprise surprise!

:P


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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 11:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



its_a_hard_life wrote:



 



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:



 



 



 



 



its_a_hard_life wrote:



 



LONDON IS EPIC FOR THE MUSIC HISTORY.

That alone would put anyone wanting to live here.

[img=/images/smiley/msn/wink_smile.gif][/img]



 

its your round for the beer the next time we go Hard Rock Cafe though ;-]












We'll go there again.

Also I've got another famous rock bar to take ya to here.

Surprise surprise!

:P

Brian May's garden shed has a bar? :-p








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its_a_hard_life wrote:you nutcase you rule!

joxer replies: but in a nice way :-]

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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 11:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:







its_a_hard_life wrote:











 







JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote:







 











 







 







 







its_a_hard_life wrote:







 







LONDON IS EPIC FOR THE MUSIC HISTORY.

That alone would put anyone wanting to live here.

[img=/images/smiley/msn/wink_smile.gif][/img]







 





its your round for the beer the next time we go Hard Rock Cafe though ;-]












We'll go there again.

Also I've got another famous rock bar to take ya to here.

Surprise surprise!

:P

Brian May's garden shed has a bar? :-p










HAHAHA!

Oh I wish... :D



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Posted: 10 Sep 09, 20:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

4.50 the cigarretes? I have to give up smoking!!!...and about the cold weather in London..well I am used to feel frozen..don´t forget I live in Argentina...last month we were -4º celsius here in Bs As....grrrrr!!!!