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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...

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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...

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...

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What is your perfect winter break destination? [Quiz]

Don't let the chill fool you, winter is a great time to travel. As the scenery transforms with the weather, some cities gain a very distinct feel. Restaurants change their menus for seasonal warmers, attractions get covered in festive lighting and fashion accommodates the cold by introducing some...

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...

Visit Manchester this Autumn

Vibrant, bohemian and arty, there is always plenty to do in Manchester. From landmarks to theatres and museums, all the usual touristic attractions are on offer, but here are our highlights - all the events and sights you just don’t want miss in Manchester this...

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...

2017 Best UK City Festivals

As the weather gets warmer, Britain becomes the destination for festivals and events of all sizes and genres. You will have heard of the most famous ones, Glastonbury and the V Festival, but for those not so keen on camping or unable to fork out...

15 Of The Most Haunted Places On Earth [Infographic]

For those who believe that the spirits of the dead can remain trapped in our world, reports of paranormal activity will either be fascinating or terrifying. With so many places steeped in gruesome history, tales abound of the terrible fates suffered by poor souls who now...

New Years Eve Around the Globe

In many respects, New Years Eve can be fairly similar wherever you are in the world. Lots of alcohol, lots of fireworks, lots of people having a good time. However, if you’re looking for a slightly different way to spend your December 31st, we’ve put together...

Top 6 Bars to Enjoy a Festive Cocktail in Glasgow

Whether you are out celebrating the festive season with your work colleagues or are in need of a drink stop in-between hitting the shops nothing beats a Christmas cocktail. Here’s a list of our favourite Glasgow cocktail bars and their top festive tipples: The Salon Bar Located on...