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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

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 the Paris...

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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

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 midnight, doesn’t...

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...

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The Best Shopping Destinations in Birmingham

Home to one of the UK’s biggest shopping malls, Birmingham is a famous shopping destination. But with so much on display, how do you choose where to visit? Fear not fellow shopaholics, our Birmingham shopping guide is here to help you find just the spot. 1....

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Top Living Rooms From Around The World

A room where relaxation and socialising go hand in hand, the living room can be the most functionally diverse room in a house. From hosting parties and entertaining friends to being a bubble of warmth and cosy nights in, living rooms are an essential part of our everyday living. We’ve taken eleven of our...

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8 things to do in Birmingham with the Kids

When it comes to city breaks, Birmingham is a must, with its nightlife, shopping and major exhibitions at the NEC. If you are travelling with kids, don't worry. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the popular attractions. We’ve compiled a list of 8 things...

Tried & Tested: Wembley

Wembley may not always get the same love as other parts of London, but that doesn’t mean it’s not full of things to do. Where would we be without the famous Wembley Stadium or Wembley Arena? Together they account for a considerable proportion of the...

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Top Kitchens with the Most Striking Colours

Kitchens are the heart of any home. They are also one of the key benefits of choosing a serviced apartment. So we've decided to show you how beautiful our kitchens are. Behold, our top kitchens with the most striking colour. One thing we absolutely love about...

Things to Do with a Toddler in Manchester

Manchester is a great city break destination. You will have heard of its nightlife, its music scene and its shopping and attractions, but what do you do if you are travelling with a toddler? Fear not. Although your little one cannot sample Manchester’s nightlife yet, that...

The Best Cities for a Winter Holiday or Staycation

In a toss-up between staying local and travelling aboard, many of us prefer to choose the latter, especially for a winter holiday. If it’s drizzly at home, then the temptation is to venture somewhere warm and exotic - or snowier, for that matter. On the other...

A Luxury London Christmas

If all you want for Christmas is a bit of luxury, look no further than London. Our capital at Christmastime is hard to beat and this festive season you will find a host of things to do, places to shop and eat for the traveller...

The Very Best Of The UK’s Christmas Markets: When And Where

There is no better antidote to not feeling festive than visiting a Christmas Market. Even if you are not in the mood for shopping, wandering around decorated huts, listening to Christmas songs and sipping mulled wine are guaranteed to spark a festive glow in even the...

What type of Mancunian are you
What type of Mancunian are you? [Quiz]

Rather you are a local or a visitor, there is no denying Manchester is a wonderful city. With an industrial past that has now been transformed into trendy bars, restaurants and retail boutiques, the city lends itself well to the contrasting alternative and glamorous lifestyles...