The 10 best cities to visit in the UK this year

City breaks in the UK are on the increase with more and more Brits choosing to explore all that our dynamic country has to offer.  We are pretty spoiled in the UK for places to visit and have an eclectic and varied mix of cities. ...

Family City Breaks
The 7 best city breaks for families and why

A family city break can be a great way of spending some quality time together.  Whatever age your little (or not so little) ones are it’s a great chance to escape from everyday life for a few days and to enjoy exploring a new place,...

Travel Accounts to Follow in 2019
The 16 Best Travel Accounts To Follow in 2019

The year is quickly coming to an end, and 2019 is approaching. Last year we gave you "25 Of The Best Travel Instagram Accounts To Follow In 2018" and this year we have decided to follow suit with the 16 best travel accounts to follow in...

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The 12 days of Christmas: 12 places to spend Christmas in the UK
Updated 29th June 2020 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 the holidays. But, with over 50% of Brits staying in the UK over Christmas, we have racked our brains and researched the depths of the internet to find you the best destinations for Christmas in the UK. (This year, however, we recognise that these figures are going to be very different! Following the coronavirus pandemic, travelling abroad for Christmas is going to be limited for most, and there will also be an impact on what events are happening in 2020. We will continue to update this page to keep you informed!) Whether you are on a city break staycation, or a day trip to see the twinkling lights, here are the top eight cities to spend Christmas.
Europe’s Most Instagrammed City Break Destinations

Europe is full of beautiful cities to explore, with many destinations making popular choices for those who love a good city break. But which are the most popular with those who love to share their holiday snaps on Instagram? We thought we’d take a look at...

Revealed: The Best Cities In The World For Foodies

If you love to combine your love of food with your wanderlust, you’re spoilt for choice, with cities across the world upping their culinary game to try and attract the growing number of ‘food tourists’ to their restaurants, cafés, bakeries and delis. We’ve set out to...

The UK’s Most Accessible Cities

In mid-July, a call was made for major UK airports such as London Gatwick, London Stansted, Birmingham and Manchester to improve their accessibility standards and meet the huge demand in assistance requests. It has been revealed that there are around three million requests for assistance...

What Is $100 Actually Worth Around The World

Obviously $100 is still worth $100 no matter which currency you convert it into, but that $100 can give you a lot more bang for your buck depending on where in the world you are. We’ve looked at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) rates from the World...

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Going Father Than You’ve Ever Been Before

Father's Day may have  come and gone but we like to show dads some appreciation for the other 364 days too. We have taken our top three blogger dads and asked them how their experiences and travel habits have changed since becoming a father. From what...

Revealed: The Most Instagrammable European Tourist Attractions

Millions of people from around the world regularly flock to Europe to experience its cultural landmarks and epic natural beauty. But have you really visited somewhere if you haven’t spammed all of your friends' Instagram feeds with envy-inducing snaps of your travels? Europe is full of Instagrammable...

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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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...

5 Marvel Inspired Travel Posters

What do Wakanda, Asgard, and New York all have in common? Marvel. Celebrating the favourite locations of our most-loved Marvel characters, we have re-imagined travel posters, with a marvellous twist. ...

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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The Most Influential Dances From The Greatest Cities

Dance can be many things. Dance can be an escape, an expression, an art, and a passion. It can tell many stories, and influence cultures across the globe. It has always been part of our history, so here at Citybase, we wanted to know where...

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...

Women who changed travel
The 10 Most Inspirational Women In Travel History

March 8th will see the world celebrate International Women's Day and, on March 11th Mothers' Day takes place in the UK. So, we have decided to celebrate women in history with this list of the 10 most inspirational women in travel. Women that have changed...