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In the KOMPAS Stories series, we talk to people about their favourite place in their city, and why it means so much to them.


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THROUGH BOUNCING TO THE STARS

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November 12, 2018

In 1931 the great crooner Noel Coward once sang “Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the Midday sun.” Little could he have imagined that nearly 90 years later one particularly mad Englishman would not only go out in the midday sun, but would do so replete with full…


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MICRO BREWERY. MAXIMUM PASSION.

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November 5, 2018

Here at KOMPAS we love to explore, so much so that we’ve made it our business. We are constantly exploring, finding new and interesting places to introduce you to, and not always within the confines of locations on the app. And another thing we love, is beer.

Even though we’re…


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WELCOME TO THE WILD, WILD WEST: THE GOLDEN AGE OF STORYTELLING

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September 18, 2018

Clad in boiler suit and matching paper “shoes”, I half expected to be walking onto the set of Breaking Bad, but instead, I was led into the oldest surviving room of the Palace of Whitehall to frolic on the world’s largest beanbag. As ever, when it comes to London…

Why I Love Living in Hackney - Marta


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Interview with Marta: Why I Love Living in Hackney

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March 1, 2018

Last week, we conducted an interview with Marta, a freelancer who has been working with us at KOMPAS. Marta is originally from Bulgaria but has lived in a variety of European countries. She’s currently a proud resident of Hackney, where she is housemates with our CEO, Tom. We asked Marta…

Hampstead Heath


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My Favourite Place in London: Hampstead Heath

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February 12, 2018

For the past 2 weeks here at KOMPAS, we’ve had the great pleasure to have Joel, a 16-year old work experience student, join our team. Joel shadowed members of our marketing and business development departments, learning about what we do here at KOMPAS. As one of his projects while…


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KOMPAS Stories: Brendan’s Shoreditch

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December 7, 2017

In this edition of KOMPAS Stories, the series in which we interview Londoners about their favourite place in the city, Brendan tells us about why he loves Shoreditch, and in particular, Old Street. 

The first place that came to mind was Campus London, around Old Street. I love it because…


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KOMPAS Stories: James’ Haggerston

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November 30, 2017

The KOMPAS Team have been chatting with some Londoners about their favourite place in the city, and why it means so much to them, for a project called KOMPAS Stories. This week, we’ve been speaking to James, who gave us a fresh perspective on his stomping ground of Haggerston.

I…


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KOMPAS Stories: Clemence’s The De Beauvoir Arms

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November 23, 2017

For the third instalment of our KOMPAS Stories series, in which we interview London’s residents and ask them to share with us their favourite place and some of the stories behind why they love them, we talked to Clemence about the De Beauvoir Arms.

When you asked me for my…


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KOMPAS Stories: Ana’s Barbican Centre

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November 16, 2017

The KOMPAS Team have been chatting with some Londoners about their favourite place in the city, and why it means so much to them, for a project called KOMPAS Stories. This is the second instalment in the series, and for this article, we spoke to our friend Ana about…


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KOMPAS Stories: Jimmy’s Gillett Square

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November 6, 2017

We’re trying something a little different here at KOMPAS – we’ve been chatting with some Londoners about their favourite place in the city, and why it means so much to them. First up, we talked to Jimmy about his favourite place, Gillett Square in Dalston.

So the place is Gillett…