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...

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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...

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Ten things you didn’t know about the London Underground

  With the announcement recently that the London Underground can reach up to 105 decibels, which equates the noise to that of a rock concert; we have decided to put together a list of ten things that you may not know about the London Underground.   60%...

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...

Top 5 Romantic Destinations For The Perfect Valentine’s Day

As the most romantic day of the year approaches, plenty of us will be planning an exciting treat for our partners on Valentine's Day. To help you find the right romantic weekend away for the special occasion, here at Citybase Apartments, we have put together...

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...

Win a Romantic Valentine's Getaway
Win a Romantic Valentine’s Getaway

Hit the spot this Valentine's Day by wooing your beloved with a romantic getaway. Enter now our giveaway, to win a magical two-night stay. Romance is already in the air here at Citybase. And who doesn't like a good love story? So this Valentine’s Day, we’ve teamed...

An Illustrated Look At 5 Inspiring Chinese Proverbs

The most time-honoured and popular Chinese proverbs are seen to present wisdom or a concept in a short pithy idiom. Many have just four Chinese characters, however when translated; just how can these inspire us? Here's an illustrated look at 5 inspiring Chinese proverbs: ...

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...

best shopping destinations in Birmingham
The Best Shopping Destinations in Birmingham

Home to one of the UK’s biggest shopping malls, Birmingham is a famous shopping destination. But with so much on display, how do you choose where to visit? Fear not fellow shopaholics, our Birmingham shopping guide is here to help you find just the spot. 1....

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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...

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List [Infographic]

Travelling is one of life’s greatest pleasures. It allows us to see the beauties of the world beyond our own borders, immerse ourselves in new cultures, and experience life in ways we’ve never seen before. But, with so many destinations on offer and an increasingly accessible...

Citybase Apartments Unveils Brand Refresh & New Parent Company

Serviced apartment specialist Citybase Apartments today revealed its fresh new look, upgraded website, new international locations and updated portfolio of high quality, family- and group- friendly apartments. The formation of its new parent company – Habicus Group - was also announced, with all firms within the...

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What is your perfect winter break destination? [Quiz]

Don't let the chill fool you, winter is a great time to travel. As the scenery transforms with the weather, some cities gain a very distinct feel. Restaurants change their menus for seasonal warmers, attractions get covered in festive lighting and fashion accommodates the cold by introducing some...

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8 things to do in Birmingham with the Kids

When it comes to city breaks, Birmingham is a must, with its nightlife, shopping and major exhibitions at the NEC. If you are travelling with kids, don't worry. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the popular attractions. We’ve compiled a list of 8 things...

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...

kitchens with the most striking colours
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...

The World’s Deadliest Creatures

When you think about dangerous animals, you probably think of things such as lions, tigers and sharks, right? Well, they’re certainly up there, but some of the world’s deadliest animals might not be what you’d expect. Here are the biggest killers from seven countries and continents around...