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Family time on the Costa del Sol

As January drew to an end, we found ourselves settling in on the Costa del Sol, on camping La Buganvilla, just outside Marbella. Stuart, the lucky devil, was getting ready for a trip (a...

Where have you been?

One of the main reasons for us writing this blog and documenting our travels on social media, apart from recording the memories for ourselves, is to inspire you, our followers / readers / occasional...

How do we find our overnight stops?

Some questions that we get asked the most are: “Do you plan or book ahead?” “Do you stay on campsites?” “How do you find your stops?” So we thought we’d share a little bit...

Arabian Nights and Andalusian Adventures

We have left the coast behind for adventures further inland. We’re not sure yet if this is a good idea in January as it could be very cold, but we think it’s worth it!...

Feliz Año Nuevo, Happy New year!

Happy new year and all the best wishes for 2019 from us here at Flip-flop HQ! We hope the new year will be everything you want it to be! For us, the year started...

Christmas in Neverland

After Valencia, there are only a few more stops before we arrive at the one place we knew we would have to experience properly… Benidorm! We didn’t really know what to expect (haven’t even...

Getting to know Spain

Spain for the winter seemed the obvious choice, but as neither of us had really spent a great deal of time here, it was also a great choice! We were excited to explore this...

En Route to Valencia

Our journey continues into Valenciana after one last Catalonian stop in St Jordi d’Alfama, an absolutely stunning yet desolate place. There is really nothing here, but some new roads as a foundation for a...

Catalonian Travels

For the last two weeks we’ve been making our way down the Mediterranean coast of Spain,  stopping at quite a few places along the way, having a great time exploring. We’ve seen a few lovely...

Barcelona!

In our mind’s eye, our trip to Spain would always include a visit to Barcelona. Of course we were going there! How can we miss out such a city? But as we travelled closer,...