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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...

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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"...

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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...

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London Shopping Guide

You don’t need to be a fashionista to know London is one of the top fashion capitals of the world. From its British style, home-grown designers and globally famous biannual London Fashion Week, if you love fashion, you will love London. Find your sweet spot...

The World’s Tallest Wonders: Man Made vs Natural [Infographic]

As it stands, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the world’s tallest building, standing at an impressive 828m, although the Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia, due to be completed in 2020, will eclipse it at 1,008m. But even this megastructure pales into comparison with the world’s...

Citybase Apartments: thoughts on the serviced apartment industry.

  Citybase Apartments' Operations Director, Imogen Brettell, shares her thoughts on the serviced apartment industry. Imogen Brettell: Thoughts on the Serviced Apartment Industry: Transcription On awareness My first impressions of the industry after only three months, initially it's the awareness of serviced apartments as an accommodation option in the...

Famous Love Story Destinations
Famous Love Story Destinations

From Fifty Shades to Twilight, romantic stories have stirred emotions and featured in blockbuster and bestseller lists for as long as we've been putting pen to paper. They might have you reaching for the tissues believing love conquers all, or leave you cold. But, love or...

Free Things to do in Edinburgh
29 Free Things to do in Edinburgh

One of the most dynamic cities in the UK and home to month-long cultural festivals, the Scottish capital is an amazing city break destination. And the best of it? You will not only be spoiled for choice on what to do, but there are also...