Why Do We Celebrate Bonfire Night?
Why Do We Celebrate Bonfire Night?
Introduction Last week, the London sky was lit up with dazzling lights. And the sounds of fireworks could be heard all over the city. A national ho
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Top Cosy Cafes Across London
Top Cosy Cafes Across London
Coffee shops are integral to our lives. Whether it’s to settle in with your work laptop, catch up with a friend over a warm drink, or grab a caffein
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Preparing your co-living space for the winter
Preparing your co-living space for the winter
Winter can be a tough period for many people. With the days drawing in, and the temperature dropping, it can be hard to adjust. The Myrooms Team hav
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University Life in the UK 2021
University Life in the UK 2021
Introduction Can you believe it’s almost the start of the new academic year? Since Coronavirus restrictions lifted on July 19th, summer has passed in
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Are Deposit Alternatives the Future of Renting?
Are Deposit Alternatives the Future of Renting?
If you’re keeping up with Myrooms company updates, you know about our new partnership with Reposit. Reposit offers a market leading deposit al
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The History Behind South Kensington
The History Behind South Kensington
Myrooms is renting some fabulous rooms in South Kensington. The cosmopolitan area is home to many cultural institutions. Such as the V&A, Nation
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June 21st
June 21st
As we slowly approach the big day when most lockdown restrictions are meant to be lifted, there is a strange mix of excitement, disbelief, and anxie
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The History Behind Tower Hill
The History Behind Tower Hill
Myrooms is very lucky recently with our fabulous new listings across Tower Hill. Easily one of the most recognisable areas in the heart of London, i
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Tips for first time flat-sharing
Tips for first time flat-sharing
Sharing your first home with others outside of your support network is always a memorable one. We learn a lot of things about ourselves and other pe
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The History Behind King’s Cross
The History Behind King’s Cross
King’s Cross St Pancras is most notable for its train stations and home to one of the oldest churches in Europe. Served by a variety of underground,
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What do we love about London?
What do we love about London?
London is one of the cities in the UK where you can feel the effects of the pandemic most. Reliant on tourism, commuters, and immigration, London ha
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The History Behind Notting Hill
The History Behind Notting Hill
Notting Hill; famous for the annual Notting Hill Carnival and Portobello Market. Myrooms offer flat-shares in this worldly district as we know this
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Exam Season
Exam Season
Whilst us adults look forward to April and May due to its many public holidays, it is now crunch time for students. Undergraduate university exams b
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The History Behind Soho
The History Behind Soho
Soho is one of the busiest and most vibrant areas of Central London. Now the gay capital of London, and filed with bars, music venues, and raunchy s
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The Next Stage of Reopening; Excited or Nervous?
The Next Stage of Reopening; Excited or Nervous?
We hear a lot of talk surrounding how excited we are to ‘get things back to normal’. It’s only natural that we miss the freedoms we took for granted
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The History Behind Angel Islington
The History Behind Angel Islington
Most Londoners know Angel Islington. It is even internationally recognised by having its own place on the Monopoly board. Some of Angel’s key
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Why Art Matters
Why Art Matters
To state that lockdown has been difficult is the polar opposite of a controversial opinion. Many have found this past year challenging and isolating
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The History Behind Camden Town
The History Behind Camden Town
When I say ‘Camden’ to you, what comes to mind? Scattered with independent stalls, punk imagery, and live music venues, Camden has become its own br
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Return to in person education; a new (old) way of learning
Return to in person education; a new (old) way of learning
As we all gathered to hear Downing Street’s announcement for the roadmap to end lockdown on February 22nd, there were mixed reactions to schools reo
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Stuck At Home? How To Move On After Covid-19
Stuck At Home? How To Move On After Covid-19
The coronavirus pandemic is still going strong and causing many people to begin feeling a little stir crazy. Being confined to you home, social distan
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Things To Do And See In London
Things To Do And See In London
If you are planning on relocating to London, you are in for a treat as London is such a vibrant, multicultural city with so many things to do and see.
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The 4 Best Things To Do In London This Spring
The 4 Best Things To Do In London This Spring
If you are just visiting the UK for the first time, or you are relocating to London, you are going to experience one of the most culturally and histor
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Top 3 Alternatives for a Hotel in London
Top 3 Alternatives for a Hotel in London
We’ve all been there, scouring the web for a great deal on the perfect place to stay in London. Location, cost and ease of booking can all be factors
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Where to Nosh Late Night in London
Where to Nosh Late Night in London
Well, you’ve done it again: Gone out with friends for a quick evening pint – then, all of a sudden it’s 9:30 p.m. and you’re so starving you could gob
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Don’t Miss Festivals & Events in London: December (Non-Denominational) Edition
Don’t Miss Festivals & Events in London: December (Non-Denominational) Edition
It’s December and London is all abuzz with festivities celebrating the holidays! Well, this isn’t that list. We’ve done our research to find the best
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A Foodie’s Guide for the Kitchen in an Extended Stay Abroad
A Foodie’s Guide for the Kitchen in an Extended Stay Abroad
So, you’ve booked that awesome long term rental space in a land famed for its fantastic cuisine and you’re ready to test your culinary talents. It’s a
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London for Literary Buffs: No Kindles Allowed
London for Literary Buffs: No Kindles Allowed
London is a book-lover’s dream, especially considering the vast number of excellent writers that have called Britain home – dating all the way back to
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How-To’s for Haggling in a Foreign Country
How-To’s for Haggling in a Foreign Country
In many parts of the world, the price marked on an item is just an invitation to enter into negotiations. Haggling is accepted – and often expected –
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Host a Holiday Party at Your Long Term Space
Host a Holiday Party at Your Long Term Space
Sure, it’s fun to head out on the town with friends to celebrate the holidays, but staying in can also be a blast. If you’re worried that living in a
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London for the Winter Holidays
London for the Winter Holidays
Yes, it’s the holiday season once again – only this year, you’re in London. Whether you’ve got just a week or the entire month of December, you’ve got
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Top Places to People-Watch – No Matter Where You’re Travelling
Top Places to People-Watch – No Matter Where You’re Travelling
There is perhaps no better way to truly immerse yourself in a culture than to relax and watch passers-by as they go about their daily business. But to
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How to be the Perfect Tenant for your Landlord
How to be the Perfect Tenant for your Landlord
With so many people now renting their homes rather than buying, it pays to have a good relationship with the person you’re renting your property from.
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Cool Cafes to Work From Home
Cool Cafes to Work From Home
The best part about working remotely is the ability to do it anytime, from anywhere with high-speed internet access. The downside: Getting cagey after
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London Transportation: Alternatives to The Tube
London Transportation: Alternatives to The Tube
We love London’s Underground for public transportation, with its speed, reliability, and expansive coverage of pretty much everywhere around town. But
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Take the Trip, Leave the Jet Lag at Home
Take the Trip, Leave the Jet Lag at Home
Crowded airports. Lost luggage. Hours-long layovers. They’re all the worst, but there’s one thing that travelers dread every time they face a long dis
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Don’t-Miss London Festivals & Events: October Edition
Don’t-Miss London Festivals & Events: October Edition
October has arrived in London and it’s heralding in a whole new batch of festivals and events to enjoy – as if you’ve run out of fun things to do. It
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Mobile Apps for Extended Stay in a Foreign Country
Mobile Apps for Extended Stay in a Foreign Country
Traveling within a foreign country is a major adjustment, especially when your trip will involve an extended stay in unfamiliar territory. The good ne
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Awesome Day Trips from London
Awesome Day Trips from London
It’s exciting and fascinating to spend an extended stay in London, but even residents who adore the city love a quick getaway from time to time. The b
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Your Healthcare Portfolio for an Extended Stay Abroad
Your Healthcare Portfolio for an Extended Stay Abroad
You’ve got your passport in order, airfare is booked, and you’ve arranged awesome accommodations for your extended stay in a foreign country. And as y
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Getting to Know Your New London Neighborhood
Getting to Know Your New London Neighborhood
You may not be able to fully understand all the British dialects, know The Tube like the back of your hand, or comprehend the intricate rules of rugby
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Quintessential London Cocktails and Where to Drink Them
Quintessential London Cocktails and Where to Drink Them
Londoners definitely like to enjoy a good pint when winding down, but ales and lagers can get a little old after a while…especially if you’re not a bi
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3 Essential Wardrobe Pieces to Dress Like a Londoner
3 Essential Wardrobe Pieces to Dress Like a Londoner
  You’ve definitely seen that person around town. The one whose wardrobe screams “tourist” – from the college-logo sweatshirt and Nike shoes to t
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Making Friends During an Extended Stay in London
Making Friends During an Extended Stay in London
Even in a city as energetic and welcoming as London, it can be a challenge to find friends that share your interests and lifestyle. If you’ve moved in
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Budgeting for a Long Term Stay in London
Budgeting for a Long Term Stay in London
Not many places in the world are as uniquely charming and exciting as London, so you’re among the lucky ones if you get to spend an extended time in T
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Making Your Extended Stay Space Feel Like Home
Making Your Extended Stay Space Feel Like Home
Making Your Extended Stay Space Feel Like Home Even when you’re enjoying an extended stay trip in one of the world’s most vibrant cities, you’ll still
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Ideas for Date Night in London
Ideas for Date Night in London
You don’t get a pass on date night just because you’re spending an extended trip in London. In fact, for many couples, the opposite is true: A long te
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Top 3 Spots to Get Your Burger Fix in London
Top 3 Spots to Get Your Burger Fix in London
When you’ve had your fair share of London’s decadent fish and chips, sometimes only a burger will do. There are plenty of hot spots around town, but h
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Details to Cover with The Host of Your Extended Stay Space in London
Details to Cover with The Host of Your Extended Stay Space in London
The planning phase for an extended stay in a new city is almost as exciting as the trip itself – the dream truly becomes a reality when you’re booking
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Is Dalston the coolest place in London?
Is Dalston the coolest place in London?
Dalston is a crazy concoction of where culture meets religion. This area of East London has followed in the footsteps of Shoreditch and has become a m
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London at its charming best, where everything seems possible
London at its charming best, where everything seems possible
If you have played Monopoly you will know that Mayfair comes right at the end, is part of a two set instead of the usual three in the game and is the
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An impression of Grandeur coming from Belgravia
An impression of Grandeur coming from Belgravia
Belgravia is a district of London that is home to some of the grandest architecture in the city. Lying just South West of Buckingham Palace, this clas
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A mix of culture and trends, you will love, Shoreditch
A mix of culture and trends, you will love, Shoreditch
It’s hard to compare another area that has a facelift as momentous as Shoreditch has over the past twenty years. It is an area that is bursting at the
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The name says it all, find the best place in this amazing location, Angel
The name says it all, find the best place in this amazing location, Angel
As the name may suggest, Angel gives off an almost divine feel when you are there. It has so much to offer, amazing central location, tasteful sociali
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Notting Hill, a neighbourhood full of colours to live in
Notting Hill, a neighbourhood full of colours to live in
Notting Hill has always had a reputation of leaning towards the more arty and alternative. It has become something of a style icon and is famous for b
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Are you ready for the night?
Are you ready for the night?
Every city has an infamous area and it would be hard not to label Soho as just that. The area may be small but it is one of London’s most famous
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For a fun day out, Victoria is Queen
For a fun day out, Victoria is Queen
Victoria named after her majesty the queen is a small but bustling area within the fabled city of Westminster. So what makes life in Victoria so sough
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Go West! To Bright and Bustling Hammersmith!
Go West! To Bright and Bustling Hammersmith!
Sandwiched between South Kensington and Shepherd’s Bush it’s easy to see how this popular area has so much to get your teeth into. Hammersmith has man
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Acton for the West Londoners
Acton for the West Londoners
Acton is a bustling West London area that happens to straddle zones two and three and has seven tube stations serving it. It’s not one of the mo
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South Ken proving an area of both Style and Substance
South Ken proving an area of both Style and Substance
If you asked a Londoner to describe South Kensington in one word? Chances are they would say one word, rich. But rich can mean many things. South Kens
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Let’s hear the stories of the market…
Let’s hear the stories of the market…
Once infamous for the Jack the Ripper slayings and the hotbed of violence from Britain’s most famous gangsters the Kray Twins, this area of east
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Shepherd’s Bush for the shoppers!
Shepherd’s Bush for the shoppers!
Shepherds Bush may not have the reputation as one of London’s best nightspots. The majority of people flock here to shop at the impressive Westf
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London’s Tenants increasingly turning to rooms in the hunt for Capital’s High Life
London’s Tenants increasingly turning to rooms in the hunt for Capital’s High Life
Tenants looking to rent in central London are seeing rents rising to an extent that most of the sought-after postcodes are now out of reach for even h
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Summer in the city
Summer in the city
With warmer weather approaching, Londoners are shaking off their winter hibernation and preparing for a summer of festivals and fun. Where is the best
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The smart money rents
The smart money rents
While it is a common aspiration to get a foothold on the property ladder, you could argue that,  in the current climate, the smart money rents in Lond
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Catering for GloMads
Catering for GloMads
Are you a ‘GloMad’? This century has spawned a new tribe of Global Nomads – people open to travelling from place to place over longer periods of time,
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14% cheaper to rent in London than to buy
14% cheaper to rent in London than to buy
If our previous blog suggested it, the latest statistics prove it – it is 7% cheaper to rent a house in the UK than it is to own it. And in prime Lond
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Accommodation that is full of beans
Accommodation that is full of beans
True caffeine addicts will go to great lengths to ensure they get their regular coffee fix. And the true aficionado will want to make sure the best be
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In the Zone
In the Zone
Arguably you could pay less rent if you opted to live in the outer boroughs of London, rather than in the centre of the capital – but would you want t
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Location: Cool in Camden?
Location: Cool in Camden?
For prospective tenants wanting to see some of the vestiges of London’s punk scene, Camden is probably the best bet. The area’s thriving street market
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The flatshare commandments
The flatshare commandments
If you are about to take the plunge and rent in London in shared accommodation but haven’t shared a flat before, here are some basic rules to al
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Location: Why pick the West End?
Location: Why pick the West End?
Jazz hands at the ready! London’s West End may be best known for being home to London’s buzzing theatreland, but there’s more to the area for prospect
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Get it while it’s hot
Get it while it’s hot
London is a fantastic city to live in: a wealth of history and culture, world-leading universities, a global financial centre and hotbed of creative t
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Location: Why choose Chelsea?
Location: Why choose Chelsea?
Chi chi Chelsea may have lost the bohemian aura it held during the Swinging Sixties, but the affluent area remains a major stronghold of the well-heel
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Are you a lounge lover?
Are you a lounge lover?
Do you need a living room? It’s a question you may not have considered before embarking on the hunt for rented accommodation in London. But with space
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If it’s broken, who’ll fix it?
If it’s broken, who’ll fix it?
A busted boiler, a leaky roof; occasionally unforeseen problems can arise in rented accommodation. But some tenants fear a fate worse than a cold show
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