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  • The British Museum
    Free Museums in London to Experience Culture and History March 22, 2017lhasuperadmin

    Museums preserve our history and culture in a way that few other mediums can — from interactive presentations to the display of authentic relics from the past, museums give us a glimpse into past lives and how we became who we are today. You do not need a lot of money to explore the best museums ...

  • LHA London supports Cardinal Hume for the day! March 17, 2017lhasuperadmin

    LHA London spent a day working with Cardinal Hume Centre on 2nd March to help clean the garden, organise the toys and clear up the store cupboards of the stock generously left by donations to a wonderful cause. The team from LHA were taken around the hostel, offices and support centre offering them an insight ...

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    How Freelancers Can Survive and Thrive in London March 17, 2017lhasuperadmin

    Working as a freelancer in the heart of London can be both a fulfilling and challenging experience for a young professional, and this is especially true for someone who comes from another part of the country, or another part of the world. Not only will you have to generate a regular income; but you will ...

  • What to Expect When Living in a Self-catering Accommodation February 21, 2017lhasuperadmin

    Affordable accommodation that makes you feel at home gives you a sense of security and comfort when you’re living and working away from loved ones. If you are staying in London, you have a wide choice of accommodation, from hotels and hostels to houses and flat-shares. If you opt to live in self-catering accommodation, here are ...

  • LHA London resident returns February 21, 2017lhasuperadmin

    Mr Kang visited Belvedere House a few weeks ago after 20 years since he was a resident of the self-catered accommodation in South Kensington. He recognised the manager, from his time at Belvedere House two decades on and sent us the following: “First of all, I appreciate your staffs’ kindness while I was staying there. I guess it’s ...

  • LHA upgrades Wi-Fi for all residents December 30, 2016lhasuperadmin

    To celebrate the holidays and bring in the new year, LHA London have invested in the free Wi-Fi service available for free to all long term residents (staying longer than 2 weeks). The previous ‘base line’ service was 20MB per person, with up to 5 simultaneous devices (e.g. phone or tablet) available per person. The base line ...

  • The Top London Spots to Visit for Potterheads December 14, 2016lhasuperadmin

    While Newt Scamander toured Wizarding World fans around New York, the UK remains the home of three best friends many have come to love. For a Potterhead, a trip to London wouldn’t be complete without a day of looking for magical activity. Here are the top spots where you might see some objects elevate or spot ...

  • Mannequin challenge at Halpin House December 8, 2016lhasuperadmin

    The LHA team at Halpin House in South Kensington got together last week for their take on the mannequin challenge, which has dominated social media over the last few weeks. Volunteers, guests and maintenance staff got together to offer a brief insight into the home from home and family atmosphere in central London. Watch the video ...

  • LHA London’s Stories: Alfonso November 17, 2016lhasuperadmin

    Towards the end of October, we were visited at Belvedere House since by an past-resident by the name of Mr. Alfonso Morcillo. It was over 40 years ago that Mr. Morcillo last saw the building but he still took time to visit and was shown around the recently refurbished rooms, kitchens and communal areas. He’s ...

  • The Introverted Hostel Life November 11, 2016lhasuperadmin

    Life in a London hostel can be a fun, exciting experience. You will meet new people, get to explore the city and get a taste of the local culture. You will also get to live with strangers and build new relationships in the process. But what do you do if you dread the thought of living ...