Joys of travelling with kids
The Joys of Travelling with Children

There is no denying that travelling with kids is a very different experience from travelling with friends or as a couple. From what you pack to where you go, it changes everything. We've taken a look at the differences, perks and funny happenings of going...

London’s Best Pop-Up Bars

For London's hip and thirsty, summer days mean one thing: pop-up bars. These temporary, open-air spaces are a melting pot for all things cocktail-based and, as many only stick around for a short period of time, they're worth checking out as soon as you can. Some operate...

Beginner's Guide to Edinburgh Festival Fringe
A Beginner’s Guide To The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Every year in August, the eyes of the cultural world turn to Edinburgh, as the Scottish capital showcases the best of theatre, comedy, literature, cabaret and dance, but with the Fringe Brochure running to 461 pages, it can be overwhelming for a beginner or first-timer:...

Top Eight Child-Friendly Museums in London

Summer in London is upon us. And with school holidays just around the corner, the time has come to get planning for the weeks ahead. Given how unpredictable British weather is, you’d be wise to have a couple of indoor activities up your sleeve. Because, as...

win a city break to Manchester
Win a Luxury City Break in Manchester

The suspense is over. We have a winner for our Luxury Manchester Giveaway! Are you ready? Before we make someone's Friday the best Friday ever, if you have not won this giveaway don't be dishearted. We plan to have more promotions like this throughout the year, so...

Google Autocomplete’s Guide to London

Google, our friend; our constant companion to modern life, always on hand with a reliable map, a handy definition, a quick translation or restaurant recommendation. In fact there isn’t much that we don’t ask our trusty guide to the internet, with searches about London being...

Most scenic train journeys in the UK
Most Scenic Train Journeys in the UK

Going on a city break is exciting: a new city, new things to explore and see. Rather than waiting for the fun to begin when you get to your destination, why not start your adventure while you're still on your way? Take the train and...

Inside Scoop: Dusit Residences, Hotels and Resorts

Here at Citybase, we know our apartments so we can find the perfect match for you. We pride ourselves on the fact we visit them regularly ourselves and that we work closely with our partners to know our properties well. This week Citybase welcomed Olivia...

Inside Scoop: La Reserve Aparthotel in Manchester

In the first of our Citybase partner mini-interviews, we chat about Manchester, what the city has to offer travellers, life after Brexit, and what the future might hold for serviced apartments with Ajith Hettiarachchi, Katia Even and Hannah Birch from La Reserve Aparthotel in Manchester....

Cardiff with Kids Come Rain or Shine

The Welsh capital is a great city break destination and is Citybase’s sixth most popular city in the UK. Having gone through major redevelopment in recent years, Cardiff has a lot to offer any visitor and these are our top picks for visiting Cardiff with...

27 Facts about Cardiff that Might Surprise You

Nestled in beautiful Wales and one of Europe’s youngest capital cities, Cardiff has plenty of attitude. From amazing attractions to radical sports, it is the perfect destination for a city break. Here are 27 facts about Cardiff that might surprise you. Travel Stats 1. Cardiff is the...

The Best Alternative Attractions in Europe [Infographic]

We all know the ‘must do’ attractions in Europe which everybody from your nan to your hairdresser is telling you to visit. And while we can’t deny the beauty of the Roman Colosseum or the great views from the top of the Eiffel Tower, there has...

Unmissable Free Things to do in Paris
16 Unmissable Free Things to do in Paris

There is so much to do in The City of Light, you could spend months researching your city break. So we've done the hard work for you with our handy list of highlights. As with many of our favourite European capitals there are also ample...