Buzz·Posted on 6 Jul 201523 Things You Learn After Your First Week Living In LondonI feel like this rancid hellhole should be much more affordable.by Ben HenryBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Rent is even more expensive than you expected. Liam Murphy @liamwaterloo When did the rent in London get SO expensive for rancid hell holes? Rancid hell holes used to be much more affordable. 10:22 AM - 03 Oct 2012 Reply Retweet Favorite Via Twitter: @liamwaterloo I'm sorry, how much? 2. Your apartment is likely to be remarkably different to what you imagined. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E! 3. If you already have a job, getting to it isn't as quick and easy as you thought it would be. View this vine on Vine vine.co 4. Your job seems well-paid. Then you factor in London living expenses and suddenly it doesn't seem so great anymore. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF FOX 5. Yes, the tube is a great invention. Yes, this is reflected by how much it costs to travel anywhere on it. Roc Nation 6. Nobody talks to anybody on the tube. vine.co Especially in the morning. And the evening. Basically any time of day. 7. The How Many People Can You Fit in a Mini? game is replicated on the underground. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF EMC / Via youtube.com It's truly incredible how many people can fit into one tube carriage. 8. A tube strike is a real thing that can just happen out of the blue. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox 9. Much like driving, lessons and a license should be required for walking anywhere in London. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros / BuzzFeed If you don't check your blind spots, you're gonna cause a serious pile up on the pavement. 10. Walking slower than 15mph is comparable to serious crime. View this vine on Vine vine.co 11. Tutting is a form of communication. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC It's basically slang for "You better move before things get physical." 12. There is a McDonald's on every street corner. View this post on 13. Taxi drivers will spare no thought for your life if you find yourself stuck in the middle of the road. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Columbia / Via jakesheadwarning.tumblr.com If anything, they'll speed up. 14. Oxford and Piccadilly aptly have 'Circus' attached to their names. Marina Mansour @Marinations Because what we definitely have too much of in Oxford Circus on a Friday afternoon, is space. 04:21 PM - 24 Apr 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite 15. London clothing stores hire impossibly good-looking people to work in them. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BBC 16. Arranging to meet someone at the Topshop on Oxford Street is not a good idea. Mic Wright @brokenbottleboy Chaos isn't a pit or a ladder, it's TopShop Oxford Circus on a Saturday afternoon. 04:38 PM - 05 Jul 2015 Reply Retweet Favorite It's not. 17. On Saturday, the day you left aside for all of your London adventures, you'll probably camp out in bed because you're way too tired. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 18. You will be charged the same price as a small vehicle for a vodka and orange. Forget a mortgage if you want a double. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF True Entertainment 19. Once you've seen all the landmarks once, it stops being as exciting. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF All3Media The London Eye? Yaaay... 20. You'll probably forget you were once a tourist. By Friday, you'll be tutting at the tourists too. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Passion Distribution 21. Even though London is incredibly big, you'll probably feel incredibly lonely. Warner Bros 22. But because London is so incredibly big, it doesn't take much effort to make new friends. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Columbia 23. You'll ring your mum and tell her this place is incredible and you never want to leave. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC And it won't be a lie!