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...

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...

Exploring The Countries With More Tourists Than Locals

When it comes to choosing a holiday destination, most of us tend to consider three main things: the weather, the cost, and what there is to see and do. But, what if you were to consider how many fellow tourists you might encounter? After all, the...

A Look At Holiday Trends By Generations [Infographic]

The way we travel has changed a lot throughout the years, and older generations have had a much different experience than millennials have. We’ve taken a look through the stats to see how travel has changed throughout the years, and how the different generations travel in...

27 Facts about Cardiff that Might Surprise You

Nestled in beautiful Wales and one of Europe’s youngest capital cities, Cardiff has plenty of attitude. From amazing attractions to radical sports, it is the perfect destination for a city break. Here are 27 facts about Cardiff that might surprise you. Travel Stats 1. Cardiff is the...

Most visited cities in the UK
Top 10 Most Visited Cities in the UK

Millions of visitors travel to and around the UK every year and according to Visit Britain every corner of our beautiful islands are visited. Whether you are a British or international tourist, there is indeed plenty to see and do in the UK. If you...

Facts about Newcastle
34 Facts about Newcastle that Might Surprise You

Famous for its nightlife and Geordie accent, this vibrant city is one of our top city break destinations in the UK and one we would highly recommend. While its party persona needs no introduction, here are some facts about Newcastle that might surprise you. NEWCASTLE TRAVEL...

The World’s Tallest Wonders: Man Made vs Natural [Infographic]

As it stands, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world’s tallest building, standing at an impressive 828m, although the Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia, due to be completed in 2020, will eclipse it at 1,008m. But even this megastructure pales into comparison with the world’s...

Facts about Birmingham
27 Facts about Birmingham that Might Surprise You

If you're choosing a city break destination, Birmingham might be your unassuming hero. Best known for its bustling business, industrial background and hardworking ethics, the second biggest city in the UK also has a fun and playful side full of arts, music, culture and entertainment,...

Top 10 University Cities in the UK (Infographic)

Every September thousands of students start their degree in British universities. The choice of where to go will inevitably depend on the course you wish to study and what you deem important, but looking at all the surveys and the cities that rank the highest,...

Mapping the Price of the Premier League

As the Premier League season starts, we look at what loyal fans will pay to watch their favourite team play the beautiful game. As it turns out, depending on what team you support, you could be paying over three and half times more for your...

What Happens To Your Body During A Flight? [Infographic]

Jetting off on a well-earned break is a great way to let your body and mind recuperate away from the stresses of modern life. However, did you know that the confines of a long-haul flight can hold numerous health worries of their own? Here, we take a...

Euro 2016 In Numbers [Infographic]

With the Euro's having well and truly kicked off, we thought we'd take a look at the 2016 tournament, looking at some of the stats you'll know and some you most probably won't! Fancy sharing our infographic? <img src="https://www.citybaseapartments.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/euro-2016-in-numbers.jpg" width="800"> <p>Euro 2016 In Numbers - An infographic by...

100 Years Of UK Holidaying Habits [Infographic]

Holidaying is something which us Brits are seemingly very good at and regardless of whether we're staying in a service apartment, a hotel or even at a holiday park and the majority of us try and have at least one holiday each year. We were wondering,...

Mapping The Price Of A Pint [Infographic]

We all (well, most of us) love a good drink on a night out or even with a meal, however how much does the price of a pint differ across the country and, indeed, across the rest of Europe? We set ourself a task; to map...

The UKs Most Expensive Car Parks

Like them or loath them, we all have to use them at some point. Car parks are notorious for a number of reasons and there’s one that can really grind our gears; prices! Let’s be honest, if we want to grab ourselves a golden spot right...