The 10 Best Places to Dine Solo in the UK

Eating alone can be a fantastic experience. It provides the perfect opportunity to relax, reconnect with yourself and have fun, without pressure from other people. A chance to rediscover yourself - your likes, dislikes, tastes and what brings you joy. For solo travellers it can be...

An Easy Guide to Liverpool’s Fantastic Culture

We've curated a list of our most popular guides to Liverpool's fantastic culture, including things to do, attractions, shopping and the best places to eat, just click the titles! A Guide to Liverpool [caption id="attachment_17019" align="aligncenter" width="730"] Liverpool Waterfront[/caption] The stunning city of Liverpool is famed for its...

A Central Manchester Apartment – Staff Review

We have another staff stay review on the blog today – this time from Laura who recently stayed at The Works Manchester.  Here’s how she got on… I was visiting Manchester as a treat for my god-daughter.  We had tickets to see Ariana Grande at the...

Serviced Apartments in Sheffield – Staff review

Today comes another personal review, this time of our serviced apartments in Sheffield. When I recently visited Yorkshire with my husband for a quick weekend break, there were a number of places on our itinerary.  We started out in Haworth (the town of our name sake)...

20 Reasons Why Britain is Great [INFOGRAPHIC]

By now you may have already seen our recent list of 50 Reasons why Britain is Great.  We've been so inspired that we wanted to display a few of the best bits in a handy infographic - and here it is.  We've chosen 20 of...

50 Reasons why Britain is Great!

We have been so inspired by Visit Britain’s This is GREAT Britain campaign, that we thought we’d put together our own ideas of what makes Britain great. There is so much packed into these beautiful little isles, that we created a fun infographic with  20 reasons why...

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City Travel Habits with Serviced Apartments [INFOGRAPHIC]

When you go away on holiday or a city break, how do you normally share your experiences with your friends and family?  If you're anything like me you'll be snap happy with your camera, uploading each and every moment straight to your Facebook page!  We...

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5 Tips for Solo Travel

There's a travel revolution underway - well actually it's been going on for quite some time but it seems to be much more documented these days.  Gone are the days when you had to take your spouse with you on every trip you take, or...

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8 Reasons Why Serviced Apartments Are Ideal for Families

No sooner is one school holiday out of the way and the next one is already on the horizon. As parents search the web for the perfect mini break to refresh themselves and entertain their little darlings, taking a city break with the kids is sometimes...

City Break Spends [INFOGRAPHIC]

So you've decided on a city break. Great!  But how do you know how much money to take with you?  How do you budget for your trip?  Well this handy infographic from Sainsburys Bank Money Matters is a good place to start.  They've looked at the...

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Edinburgh with the Kids Come Rain or Shine [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s no secret that the UK weather is unpredictable, so this school holiday make sure you’re armed for whatever it throws at you.  We’ve explored one of the UK’s most family friendly cities to bring you a failsafe itinerary for sunny and rainy days, so...

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How do I Avoid the Congestion Charge?

If you are visiting London and thinking of driving or hiring a car it is worth finding out about London's congestion charge, especially if you are planning on venturing into central London.  Chances are that, if you are driving and not visiting a relative in some...