View at dusk from the Southbank embankment to House of Parliament and Westminster Bridge
Christmas on the Southbank: What to See & Do

There’s no better place to celebrate Christmas than in London - you could call me biased, but it’s true! With an array of things to do, eat, drink and celebrate on each corner, the city truly embraces the Christmas spirit. In true festive style, the...

Snowing London, Tower bridge in snow
Things to do this autumn and winter in London

For many of us here at Citybase, the build-up to Christmas is just as much fun as Christmas day itself and luckily London supplies us with a spectacular selection of festive events to take part in. Throughout October, November and December there is much to...

The 21 best places to eat in London

When it comes to restaurants in London, our food scene really needs no introduction and you can’t move in London without coming across a place to eat. However, if you’re from out of town then this can sometimes make it difficult to decide where to...

Museums in London
Top 10 museums and Galleries in London

London is surely home to one of the world’s finest collection of museums and art galleries, most of which remain totally free to enter[1]. You could stay in London for several weeks and still not manage to take in everything and, in addition to the...

Children in London
The 19 best things to do with kids in London

London is a dream destination for kids; there is a never ending amount to do and more than enough to keep you all busy and entertained for months. It goes without saying that London offers a huge amount of iconic attractions that you may well want...

Where to stay in London
Where to Stay in London

Are you planning a trip to the capital and wondering where to stay in London? Well you don’t have to look any further. Not only is London brimming with an array of serviced apartments but is also jam-packed with many diverse districts that offer unique...

Tried and Tested: London

This month our Citybase tried and tested travellers paid a visit to Britain's glorious capital city, London: Our Citybase travellers to London this month were Grace Tebbutt, Digital Marketing Assistant, who went as part of our video-shoot, Head Partner Account Manager - EMEA, Kurtis Murphy who went...

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

By Anton Constantinou 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...

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...

Tried & Tested: Wembley

By Anton Constantinou 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...

Night View of Somerset House in Strand, London.
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...

Where To Go In London: Commonly Asked Questions About The City

By Anton Constantinou Millions of visitors are drawn to London each year by its theatres, museums, shopping, culture, history and architecture. However, knowing where to find everything is another matter altogether. Seeing how London is our most booked city, we asked our Client Reservations team: what questions are...

Best London Apartments In Alternative Locations

London has many sought after areas, but finding somewhere to stay in them can sometimes prove difficult. If people aren’t looking for apartments near train stations, then they’re hunting down places with the best bars, restaurants and sightseeing activities. But it’s not all black and...

things to do in London with teens
Things to do in London with Teens

Travelling with a teenager is different from travelling with an adult or a younger child, so we asked the teen children of our staff what they like to do when on holiday with their family. The answer was a mixture of sophistication and fun. They...

London’s Best Pop-Up Bars

By Anton Constantinou 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...

Top Eight Child-Friendly Museums in London

By Anton Constantinou Summer in London is upon us. And with school holidays just around the corner, the time has come to get planning for the weeks ahead. Given how unpredictable British weather is, you’d be wise to have a couple of indoor activities up your sleeve....

Google Autocomplete’s Guide to London

Google, our friend; our constant companion to modern life, always on hand with a reliable map, a handy definition, a quick translation or restaurant recommendation. In fact there isn’t much that we don’t ask our trusty guide to the internet, with searches about London being...

city break destinations by drone
Your Favourite City Break Destinations by Drone

Whether you need inspiration on where to go for a city break, have booked a getaway and can’t wait to get there, or simply want to escape the rat race for a couple of minutes of travel-dreaming, walk this way. Here are your favourite city...