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The Ultimate Guide To Hogmanay

Hogmanay (pronounced Hog-Muh-Nay) is what the Scottish call New Year’s Eve, or the last day of the year. It is, for many, the biggest celebration of the year and around that time of year, Scotland becomes a place full of events, fireworks, and performances. This...

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Edinburgh Vs. Glasgow : Where You Should Visit

  In Scotland, the rivalry between Glasgow and Edinburgh goes back over three centuries. According to academic, Robert Crawford, the inter-city rivalry began over a simple loaf of bread. In 1656, Glasgow announced that bread being produced by local bakers wasn’t good enough. Edinburgh offered to...

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28 Free Things to do in Glasgow

The biggest city in Scotland, close to all Loch Lomond has to offer, and rich in history, Glasgow makes for a great city break destination. To add the cherry on top of the cake, the city offers an array of attractions completely free of charge....

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8 Of The Best Asian Restaurants In Manchester

From beautifully created Japanese sushi platters to the delicacies of Thai cuisine, Manchester is awash with Asian restaurants including modest all-you-can-eat Chinese buffets to Vietnamese gourmet four-course meals that will cost you a small fortune. But, with so many options out there, it can be hard deciding...

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Where to Spend Christmas in the UK

It's the most wonderful time of the year, but as the holidays draw closer and the trees go up we are all wondering where to spend this Christmas. Over 23% of Brits have spent Christmas abroad with Dubai being named the most popular destination for...

Tried and Tested: London

This month our Citybase tried and tested travellers paid a visit to Britain's glorious capital city, London: Our Citybase travellers to London this month were Grace Tebbutt, Digital Marketing Assistant, who went as part of our video-shoot, Head Partner Account Manager - EMEA, Kurtis Murphy who went...

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Manchester Bee Trail: To Bee or Not to Bee

This month, we were buzzing with excitement as we went to Manchester to find the bees that have now made this northern city home. We knew people had BEEn BEEfore us, and they had given us unBEElievable reviews. So, we decided to see for ourselves...

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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...

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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...

Britain’s Greatest Shopping Streets

By Anton Constantinou Britain’s high streets are the talk of the town right now. Famous stores are slowly disappearing due to profit losses and the rise of online shopping. Already this year we’ve seen the loss of Toys R Us and Maplin, with House of Fraser...

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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...

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Tried and Tested: Edinburgh

This month our Citybase travellers were in the beautiful Scottish Capital of Edinburgh: Our Citybase travellers this month were Roisin Hine, Senior Account Support at Citybase Apartments, who went with her husband, their five-year-old son, Freddie, and her husband’s parents. Marketing Communications Manager, Victoria Jackson and...

The World’s Greenest Cities

By Anton Constantinou Cities around the world are going green. What with all the plastic concerns and fears about global warming, more and more nations are turning to renewables in a bid to reduce their carbon footprint. As many as 175 countries are already signed up to...

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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...

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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...

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Top Things to do in Bristol

When planning a city break, it can be hard to decide what attractions you should see, which destinations are the best, and which are the most Instagram-friendly. Here at Citybase Apartments we want you to have the best stay possible. As a result, we have...

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...

Top 10 Late-Night Cafes and Restaurants in London

By Anton Constantinou New York might be the city that never sleeps, but London isn’t far behind. Many of the capital’s bars, restaurants and gyms are open 24-hours a day, and, thanks to the night tube, it’s never been easier to get around. Just because it’s...

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...