The Daily Grind Video

Thursday is back and you have officially made it through the majority of the week. Unfortunately the weekend is not here just yet, but we have gt some great things for you to do that may just make you feel like it’s already here. Today’s installment of Dollars & Sense takes you all the way to the United Kingdom for some great activities in London. Have a look below.

Visit Abbey Road Studios

No trip to London is complete without a jaunt across the legendary zebra crossing,made famous by The Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover,  in front of world-famous Abbey Road Studios. Originally a nineteenth-century townhouse, the studios became the world’s first custom-built recording complex when established by EMI in 1929. In addition to being the home of the Beatles, Abbey Road has also hosted the production of music by Pink Floyd, Radiohead, and Oasis, as well as countless notable movie scores. The studios are closed to the public, but tourists still stop by to soak up the atmosphere, read the graffiti tribute fence, cross the street, and perhaps hum a few timeless tunes.


3 Abbey Rd.

London, England,

NW8 9AY, United Kingdom


Visit The British Museum

Quite simply, this is one of the world’s finest museums. Founded in 1753, it covers more than two million years of history from every continent, including the first known image of Christ, the oldest man-made tools on earth, and the Rosetta Stone. Two-and-a-half square miles of galleries hold more than 70,000 permanent exhibits and seven million drawings, prints, and antiquities under one roof (sculptures from the Parthenon, Egyptian mummies, and the exquisite pre-Christian Portland Vase). Wear comfy shoes and tackle its 100 rooms, 17 sections, and three floors one area at a time. (You may need to make at least one return trip.) The Greek and Roman relics are the best and most exhaustive on the globe, and the Egyptian Collection is the most significant outside of North Africa and the Middle East. Volunteers lead free, guided tours and share a huge wealth of knowledge in 40 snappy minutes. A Norman Foster-designed glass canopy and circular Reading Room make the Great Court an impressive sight.


Great Russell St.

London, England,

WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom


Cut Back On Starbucks

Coffee is a product with a large gap between the price at a coffee shop and the per cup price if you make it at home. The least expensive coffees at Starbucks or other coffee chains will cost about $2 for 16 ounces (473 ml). And if you move away from a basic cup of coffee, prices head into the $4 range and higher.If you buy a moderately priced package of coffee ($10 to $15 for a 12-ounce, or 453 gram,bag) and brew it yourself, it will cost you between 75 cents to $1.50 per 16 ounce cup, depending on how strong you make your coffee