8 Free Things To Do In Milan

Milan is world renowned for haute couture and haute cusine, but you don't have to blow a budget if you are staying in this magnificent city. From museums to castles there are plenty of free things to do in Milan to keep anyone entertained. Citybase...

Dad Blog post
Going Father Than You’ve Ever Been Before

Father's Day may have  come and gone but we like to show dads some appreciation for the other 364 days too. We have taken our top three blogger dads and asked them how their experiences and travel habits have changed since becoming a father. From what...

liverpool
Tried And Tested: Liverpool

This month our Citybase travellers were in The Beatles home town, Liverpool you have been Tried and Tested: Our Citybase travellers this month were Penny McLelland, Client Account Support at Citybase Apartments, who went with her young daughter and partner. Client Account Support, Emma Lupton who went...

Honeymoon
How to Honeymoon like Harry and Meghan

It's nearly a month since the royal wedding of HRH Prince Harry and his beautiful wife Meghan Markle. Although the location of the honeymoon is still pretty secret, some rumours have suggested that the royal couple travelled to Canada to celebrate their marriage. Other destinations...

Liverpool things to do
The Top Things To Do In Liverpool

From the hometown of The Beatles, to a city rich in maritime history, Liverpool has been captivating tourists for years. In 2004 some of Liverpool's areas were even given UNESCO status. This bustling metropolitan city is a hub of activity, with places to see and...

bristol
Tried and Tested: Bristol

This month our Citybase travellers were in the arty centre of the south, Bristol: Our Citybase travellers this month were Grace Tebbutt, Digital Marketing Assistant at Citybase Apartments, who went with her parents. Marketing Communications Manager, Victoria Jackson who went with her two little girls and Alison...

amsterdam
The Top 10 Things To Do In Amsterdam

From galleries, museums, and beautiful architecture with well preserved 17th Century canals, there is plenty to explore in Amsterdam. This city has an impressive history with many weird and wonderful facts. Did you know, for instance that the name Amsterdam comes from the river Amstel...

feature image
Travel Through The Ages

Whatever your age, gender or relationship status; whether you're a brilliant Baby Boomer or a confused Millennial, we all love to travel, take a break now, and escape from reality now and then. But, how do travel priorities differ across the demographics? We wanted to understand...

edinburgh
21 Facts you (probably) didn’t know about Edinburgh

With a recent trip to Edinburgh, we published tried and tested Edinburgh. Whilst in this great city we found out some incredible facts that you (probably) didn't know about Edinburgh, and we would like to share them with you. We were surprised with many of them...

cocktails
Hidden Bars in Edinburgh: Us Vs. The Internet Part 2

Last week we gave you hidden bars part 1 which summed up what the internet thought the best hidden bars were in Edinburgh. Well, this week we bring you the much awaited follow up to this. Last weekend Citybase Apartments went on the road to...

The dances
The Most Influential Dances From The Greatest Cities

Dance can be many things. Dance can be an escape, an expression, an art, and a passion. It can tell many stories, and influence cultures across the globe. It has always been part of our history, so here at Citybase we wanted to know where...

cocktails
Hidden Bars in Edinburgh: Us Vs. The Internet

Edinburgh has long been a hotspot for tourism, whether it’s a weekend city break, staycation, or relocation to the area. This Scottish Capital has it all with its incredible historic sites, such as Edinburgh Castle, which has long been the focal point of many tourist...

The Alternative UK University City League Table

We all know that the likes of Oxford and Cambridge regularly feature at the top of university league tables when it comes to student satisfaction and academic performance, but what about the other issues which matter to the students of today? After all, it’s important to...

Things you will love about Covent Garden

Even though native Londoners are supposed to be a bit sneery about tourist hotspots, I am unashamedly in love with Covent Garden. My enduring relationship with London’s first ever piazza was probably partly responsible for my equally committed devotion to shopping, food and theatre. Covent Garden...

Women who changed travel
The 10 Most Inspirational Women In Travel History

March 8th will see the world celebrate International Women's Day and, on March 11th Mothers' Day takes place in the UK. So, we have decided to celebrate women in history with this list of the 10 most inspirational women in travel. Women that have changed...

Solo Travelling abroad
How to Get the Most Out of Travelling Solo

Travelling solo can boost your confidence, help you face your fears and give you perspective; the most reported benefit of travelling alone. You become more independent, can figure out what works for you, what you enjoy, and how you want to live your life. You’ll...

Tube map
Ten things you didn’t know about the London Underground

  With the announcement recently that the London Underground can reach up to 105 decibels, which equates the noise to that of a rock concert; we have decided to put together a list of ten things that you may not know about the London Underground.   60%...

Valentines Day – The Stats [Infographic]

The season of love is upon us and more than half of Brits are expected to part with over £1 billion of their hard-earned cash in the name of love. While the usual gift arsenal of cards, flowers and chocolate still apply, three quarters of...

Top 5 Romantic Destinations For The Perfect Valentine’s Day

As the most romantic day of the year approaches, plenty of us will be planning an exciting treat for our partners on Valentine's Day. To help you find the right romantic weekend away for the special occasion, here at Citybase Apartments, we have put together...