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The Top 4 Best Staycations UK: destinations for a fantastic holiday

Staycation holidays are sometimes viewed as inferior alternatives to package holidays abroad, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. The best staycations, UK, provide the same sense of adventure, discovery and enjoyment that any trip away might bring, and often for a very reasonable...

hidden bars in Birmingham
The best hidden bars Birmingham has to offer

Having done the rounds of secret bars in Edinburgh and Manchester – all in the name of empirical citybreak research of course – we have turned our attention to hidden bars in Birmingham, where elusive watering holes are springing up more frequently than a Peaky...

Bristol street art
Where to see Banksy in Bristol – Amazing Art Guide

The most infamous street artist you’ve never seen, Banksy is a Bristolian phenomenon. Known globally as an anonymous political activist, Banksy uses his trademark stencilled graffiti technique to paint satirical street murals for the masses; without ever being seen doing it. The Banksy mystery has...

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The 5 Best Holiday Apartments Dublin Has to Offer

When scouring the internet for your perfect Irish city break, Dublin is no doubt at the top of every list: favoured for its infectious character, warm, hilarious people and inviting streets. Dripping in culture and personality, Dublin is renowned for a lively night (and day)...

Birmingham short stay apartments
Our recommended top 10 short stay apartments in Birmingham.

Birmingham has undergone something of a renaissance in recent years, making our short stay accommodation some of our most popular apartments for a city break. Having unofficially battled it out with Manchester over the decades for the title of Britain’s Second City, it has benefited...

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The top 10 most amazing fun facts about Aberdeen

Fun facts about Aberdeen Dunnottar Castle, Aberdeenshire Scotland’s third largest city is something of a hidden gem. Not generally the first place that might spring to mind when choosing a holiday destination, Aberdeen actually makes a great choice for your UK break or staycation - whatever the...

15 Best Board Games to Play In An Apartment

Board games or bored of games? There are numerous great board games to play while staying in at home, but the question is, which one do you play first? We’ve created a top list of board games to play when you’re at home. Whether you’re...

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Take a punt on Cambridge: 21 Reasons you have to visit

Steeped in history and impressive sights, it is no wonder Cambridge is one of the most popular cities to visit in the UK.  Stroll along the cobbled streets taking in the striking architecture or enjoy a relaxing punt along the River Cam, there are so...

Birmingham Skyline at night
What to see in Birmingham? 9 famous sights as seen on TV

Is Birmingham the new Hollywood? Well, maybe not quite - but it’s certainly had its fair share of big actions movies and even bigger stars. So just where in Birmingham has featured on the big screen? It’s a question we asked ourselves too; so we...

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Cardiff with Kids Come Rain or Shine

The city of Cardiff is full of fantastic activities and adventures to discover. Having undergone extensive redevelopment over the years, the city has more to offer than you may think! With many of our serviced apartment located around Cardiff, no matter the weather or activity...

The 10 best cities to visit in the UK this year

City breaks in the UK are on the increase with more and more Brits choosing to explore all that our dynamic country has to offer.  We are pretty spoiled in the UK for places to visit and have an eclectic and varied mix of cities. ...

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Cardiff City Break: The Top 5 Serviced Apartments

Often overlooked as a holiday destination, Cardiff’s modern cityscape and myriad attractions make it ideal for a short or long stay getaway. From the majestic views over Cardiff Bay and the Severn Estuary to the historic Norman Keep overlooking the city, Cardiff is filled with...