A Festive Trip to London

    December 22, 2016
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    Home for us is Milton Keynes. The utopian dream of left-leaning architects and city planners, the town is neatly divided within a grid system, all conveniently accessed  by traffic-free roads and 124 roundabouts. It’s very efficient. However, efficiency has its downfalls. Visit Milton Keynes and you’ll notice that one thing is missing: a town centre. It seems that somewhere amongst all the enthusiastic plans for boulevards that tracked ancient ley lines and a cinema that resembled a flashing Egyptian pyramid,…

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    December’s competition: a handy travel bundle

    Where did 2016 go? Not that we’re complaining, I think the world can agree that it was a very strange year. And, as we move into dark December, the last few weeks of the…

    December 1, 2016
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    Searching for Miniature Amsterdam

    Tucked away in Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is a dollhouse. Placed within a carefully carved cabinet, this Lilliputian home boasts nine meticulously decorated rooms, marble floors, specially-commissioned artwork and intricately decorated Chinese porcelain. The creation of…

    November 30, 2016
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    The best Black Friday travel deals for 2016

    Happy Black Friday one and all – let the mayhem begin. Although you won’t be finding us fighting over a flat-screen TV in a supermarket, we have got involved in Black Friday this year,…

    November 25, 2016
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    Big news for 2017

    Just to get this out the way before I start: no, I’m not pregnant, Mum. OK, let’s begin. Cast your mind back to July 2014, when Twins That Travel was a newborn Instagram account,…

    November 16, 2016
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    Paris House, Woburn: a festive competition

    In 1878, Francis Russell, the 9th Duke of Bedford, fell in love with a house. The incident happened as he walked through the ‘Streets of Nations’: an ambitious exhibition  showcasing domestic architecture from across…

    November 15, 2016
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    The Landmark London

    In a recent blog post on our night at the Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards (also known as the night that I devoured my own fortune), I mentioned my love for London. Not the London with…

    November 10, 2016
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    The Cosmopolitan Influencer Awards 2016

    Sat quietly in the back of our taxi, we wound our way through the streets of central London. As the rain poured outside, people rushed past each other, taking it in turns to raise…

    November 6, 2016
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    Fall in Washington DC

    In many ways, I like to think that the UK is superior to the US: superior chocolate, superior music and superior public toilets (why do all toilets in America have huge gaps either side of…

    October 31, 2016
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    November’s Giveaway: a stationery lover’s dream

    November’s giveaway has landed (and a few days early you may notice!) and this month we’ve gone with something a little different, indulging in our love of Japanese and Korean stationery. It’s something we’ve…

    October 29, 2016
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    A Guide to San Francisco

    Why go there? Situated on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula and built on 43 rolling hills, San Francisco is the second-most densely populated city in the US, after NYC.  Yet this…

    October 18, 2016