Monthly Archives: August 2013

My Shiny New Website

Happy Saturday! Girl Counting Pennies has moved to a self hosted domain. My new home is now here and it is very cosy! 🙂 Subscribe to my new RSS feed or to receive posts via email. I will no longer be posting on this website and all future posts will appear on Please let […]

Gym Memberships: Money Down the Drain

My relationship with gym memberships has always been a bit rocky, to say the least. I took out my first gym membership at the age of 23. It didn’t take long for the sales person to convince me, that I simply needed to sign up for their 12-month package that included the usage of the […]

Sunday Special #4: My Week in Review

Happy Sunday, friends! I hope you are having an amazing weekend. Mine has been fairly relaxing with my Saturday spent at home watching the first season of 2 Broke Girls which I borrowed from my friend (I’m loving it!) and my Sunday being all about cleaning, food shopping and cooking. I may have been on […]

My Recent Travel Adventures – Part One

I mostly talk about all things finance on my blog. Today, I thought I would take a little break and dedicate this post to something else instead. You have probably guessed by now it will be about my travel adventures. Since I am not taking any more holidays until my big trip in February next […]

How to Live on One Hundred British Pounds Per Month

Instead of writing my usual Sunday Special post, I thought I would write something different instead. Today I want to talk about the bare minimum that one person needs to survive in such an expensive city as London. Okay, this is a bit dramatic, but I am sure you get the point. The title of […]