The Great British Staycation Index

It's official. Staycations are on the rise with an increasing number of Brits choosing to stay in the UK for their holidays rather than jetting off abroad. However, where is the best city to head to? Whether you're heading away for a long weekend of full week,...

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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 celebrated their marriage. Others destinations...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

A Traveller’s Guide To Happiness [Infographic]

Travelling is something that a lot of us wish we did more of and it has been scientifically proven that it does actually make us happier! So, if you need any sort of excuse to finally book that trip you’ve been dreaming of for the past...

Top Tips For Travelling With Pets

The UK’s adoration of cats and dogs has grown year by year, but so has our love of travel. So, what do you do when you really want to take that trip, but have your faithful four-legged friend to consider? Well, Citybase Apartments has put together...

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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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...

25 Of The Best Travel Instagram Accounts To Follow In 2018

When it comes to finding inspiration for your next vacation, there are few better places to look than on the ever-influential photo app, Instagram. Full of snaps to fill you with wanderlust, and globetrotting travellers exploring exotic places, it’s easy to get lost in the thousands...

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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...

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...