The 10 best cities to visit in the UK this year

City breaks in the UK are on the increase with more and more Brits choosing to explore all that our dynamic country has to offer.  We are pretty spoiled in the UK for places to visit and have an eclectic and varied mix of cities. ...

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5 Reasons To Visit Leeds

Leeds is more than just a city. Leeds offers an abundance of attractions, quirky independent stores, and historic sites to choose from while you are in the city. We have come up with the five best reasons to visit Leeds:         1. Shopping...

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The Best Destinations to Travel to in 2019

It seems like yesterday we were thinking about the top destinations to travel to in 2018, and whilst we saw cities like Birmingham, Glasgow, and Manchester hit the list for the most popular cities in the UK for 2018; we are now looking to see...

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The 16 Best Travel Accounts To Follow in 2019

The year is quickly coming to an end, and 2019 is approaching. Last year we gave you "25 Of The Best Travel Instagram Accounts To Follow In 2018" and this year we have decided to follow suit with the 16 best travel accounts to follow in...

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The 12 days of Christmas: 12 places to spend Christmas in the UK
Updated 29th June 2020 It's the most wonderful time of the year, but as the holidays draw closer and the trees go up we are all wondering where to spend this Christmas. Over 23% of Brits have spent Christmas abroad with Dubai being named the most popular destination for the holidays. But, with over 50% of Brits staying in the UK over Christmas, we have racked our brains and researched the depths of the internet to find you the best destinations for Christmas in the UK. (This year, however, we recognise that these figures are going to be very different! Following the coronavirus pandemic, travelling abroad for Christmas is going to be limited for most, and there will also be an impact on what events are happening in 2020. We will continue to update this page to keep you informed!) Whether you are on a city break staycation, or a day trip to see the twinkling lights, here are the top eight cities to spend Christmas.
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Unusual Destinations and Magical Apartment Names

Once upon a time, the people of Citybase Apartments found a wonderful array of fantastical names of destinations, serviced apartments, and attractions. Here are unusual destinations and magical apartment names that should definitely be on your to-do list. Pamukkale Pamukkale or Cotton Castle is a naturally made...

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Going Father Than You’ve Ever Been Before

Father's Day may have  come and gone but we like to show dads some appreciation for the other 364 days too. We have taken our top three blogger dads and asked them how their experiences and travel habits have changed since becoming a father. From what...

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: ...

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...

The Best Cities for a Winter Holiday or Staycation

In a toss-up between staying local and travelling aboard, many of us prefer to choose the latter, especially for a winter holiday. If it’s drizzly at home, then the temptation is to venture somewhere warm and exotic - or snowier, for that matter. On the other...

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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...

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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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The Top 10 Most 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...

Visit Scotland: everything you need to know about Going Scottish

Brave, Braveheart, Highlander… Take your pick, there are many films inspired by the mysteries of Scotland. Famous for its breath-taking scenery, strong traditions and fiery party-loving people, the home of many legends will certainly spark your imagination too. This is your guide to going Scottish...