Flip-flops and Woolly Hats Our Story

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,...

One year of Vanlife!

Wow, how time flies! It’s been a year to the day that we moved into Rex. It doesn’t feel that long but a lot has happened in a year and we’ve learnt a few...

Viva España

On Monday, we finally arrive in Spain. It feels like the trip we’ve been waiting for, that has been the goal for about 2 years, has finally started. We are very excited! It’s warm,...

Whistle stop visit in France

Every time we come to France, we’re hit by the same thing; how big this country is! We like to look at the map and plan how long it might take to get somewhere....