Cardiff with Kids Come Rain or Shine

The Welsh capital is a great city break destination and is Citybase’s sixth most popular city in the UK. Having gone through major redevelopment in recent years, Cardiff has a lot to offer any visitor and these are our top picks for visiting Cardiff with...

27 Facts about Cardiff that Might Surprise You

Nestled in beautiful Wales and one of Europe’s youngest capital cities, Cardiff has plenty of attitude. From amazing attractions to radical sports, it is the perfect destination for a city break. Here are 27 facts about Cardiff that might surprise you. Travel Stats 1. Cardiff is the...

The Best Alternative Attractions in Europe [Infographic]

We all know the ‘must do’ attractions in Europe which everybody from your nan to your hairdresser is telling you to visit. And while we can’t deny the beauty of the Roman Colosseum or the great views from the top of the Eiffel Tower, there has...

Unmissable Free Things to do in Paris
16 Unmissable Free Things to do in Paris

There is so much to do in The City of Light, you could spend months researching your city break. So we've done the hard work for you with our handy list of highlights. As with many of our favourite European capitals there are also ample...

Most visited cities in the UK
Top 10 Most Visited Cities in the UK

Millions of visitors travel to and around the UK every year and according to Visit Britain every corner of our beautiful islands are visited. Whether you are a British or international tourist, there is indeed plenty to see and do in the UK. If you...

traveling as a couple
The Ultimate Guide To Travelling As A Couple [Infographic]

Traveling with your partner is a great way to experience new things together and strengthen your bond. Whether you’re simply going on a holiday or are packing your bags and heading off around the world, it’s wonderful to have someone you love there with you.  It’s...

Facts about Newcastle
34 Facts about Newcastle that Might Surprise You

Famous for its nightlife and Geordie accent, this vibrant city is one of our top city break destinations in the UK and one we would highly recommend. While its party persona needs no introduction, here are some facts about Newcastle that might surprise you. NEWCASTLE TRAVEL...

2017 Best UK City Festivals

As the weather gets warmer, Britain becomes the destination for festivals and events of all sizes and genres. You will have heard of the most famous ones, Glastonbury and the V Festival, but for those not so keen on camping or unable to fork out...

city break favourite destinations
Where to City Break: Our Team’s Favourite Destinations

So many destinations, so little time! In today’s world you could quite literally city break anywhere, but where do you start?? With so many amazing cities, some only a train ride away, how do you pick one? For this million dollar question we decided to...

Lost In Translation: 21 Idioms Which Literally Make No Sense When Translated [Infographic]

Idioms are probably the biggest quirk in any language, and every language has them. But when translated into English, some foreign idioms are confusing, if not downright hilarious. Here, we’re bringing you 21 idioms which literally make no sense when translated! Fancy sharing our infographic? <img src="https://www.citybaseapartments.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/idioms.jpg"...