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The Twins

  • Twin Perspectives Podcast: episode two

    Our second (ever) podcast episode is here and this time it’s destination themed. Our second Twin Perspectives instalment takes us to the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia – a tropical paradise we visited in…

    October 18, 2017
  • Twin Perspectives Podcast: episode one

    When we decided to launch Twins That Travel – one stunningly dull lunchtime in mid 2014 – we didn’t have much of a plan. In fact, ‘launch’ is an ambitious word for the reality…

    October 11, 2017
  • The Kimpton De Witt Hotel, Amsterdam

    Stepping out of Amsterdam’s Ceentral Station, I squinted – the autumn sun low in the sky. Ahead of me, the crowded Stationsplein shimmered; summer’s eleventh hour proving unexpectedly hot. According to the pilot, the…

    September 30, 2017
  • A Guide to Saint Lucia

    Humidity has a way of slowing things down: a sticky quicksand that clings to your skin and drags at your limbs. Step off a plane, and the air can feel less like a new…

    September 24, 2017
  • St James’s Club Morgan Bay: Saint Lucia

    Nose pressed against the window of the minivan – condensation dripping slowly down the glass – I watched in anticipation as the gates to St James’s Club Morgan Bay opened. A member of staff…

    September 12, 2017
  • Exploring the Kentish Coast: Margate & beyond

    ‘You’re going where?’ Mum asked, interrupting my attempts to update her on my whereabouts over the coming month. Mildly annoyed that she had disrupted my finely-tuned recital – complete with flight numbers and departure…

    August 22, 2017
  • East Sussex Adventures: Dungeness

    It was only by chance that I noticed the little sign. Pinned carefully to a towering phone mast, it was flapping wildly in the wind; the laminated plastic rattling loudly. Holding it still, I…

    August 16, 2017
  • Small Rituals for a Positive Morning

    “What was your very first thought when you woke up?” I was 8-years-old and sat on the classroom floor – the wiry, blue carpet poking through my wool tights. It made my legs itch.…

    August 9, 2017
  • Searching for our Twin Town: Part 2 – Lille

    Mouvaux – a small town in Northern France – was now family. Underneath the warm glow of a pink nylon umbrella, we had finally met: an event fifteen years in the making. Despite imagining…

    August 7, 2017
  • A country escape to Stapleford Park

    A few weeks ago, I had to undergo the emotional ordeal of waving goodbye to my rather tatty looking, stamped filled passport. I’d been putting off renewing it for several months but fate had…

    August 2, 2017