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Use it or Lose it
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Use it or Lose it

Lets face it, we over 35s are at an interesting stage in our lives. Some of us are married with kids and neck deep in nappies, some of us are still single regularly getting absolutely smashed at the local boozer. It's an age where you don't really feel you belong on either side, old or young. You feel young but that notion is quickly put to bed when you wake up after a night out feeling like death, and that ...
Easter Islands
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Easter Islands

Visiting Easter Islands was a dream come true. It was exactly what we expected and more. You really get a sense of isolation and being in the middle of nowhere. The Island is small enough to drive around in a few hours so you get your bearings quickly and the Rapa Nui people are really nice. Overall, a visit to the Easter Islands will fill you with amusement and mystery and leave you wanting to know ...
Fijian Homestay
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Fijian Homestay

When you think of Fiji, most people picture the gorgeous white sands and the clear blue water. It's true, Fiji definitely has that, with all the amazing islands you can visit, you really are spoilt for choice. But having been to Fiji, the first thing we think of is the people. We maybe stereotypical is saying that all Fijian people are lovely but all the people we came across during our visit were ...
Hot Water Beach
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Hot Water Beach

Visiting Hot Water beach on the Coromandel Peninsula on the North Island of New Zealand certainly is a unique experience. It's one of the most popular geothermal attractions in NZ because of its underground hot springs. You can take advantage of this natural hot water in between low and high tide. Bring your own spade or hire one by the beach car park, walk on down and dig yourself your very own spa! ...
The Best Churros
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The Best Churros



We love desert and are always on the hunt for a sweet treat after dinner. While strolling around the lovely Ilha Grande in Rio, we stumbled across the lovely Marcio's Churro stand and we were so glad we did! ...
Eating Bugs in Thailand
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Eating Bugs in Thailand

You don't have to go to many markets in Thailand before you see deep fried bugs being sold! From grasshoppers to beetles, Thai's love a good bug and they snack on them like crisps. We have visited Thailand so many times but never cared for trying these little critters. This time, I thought 'why not?'. Benjamin on the other hand, stayed behind the camera, he tends to eat with his eyes and was not ...
Nusa Penida Island, Indonesia
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Nusa Penida Island, Indonesia

Nusa Penida is one of 3 islands very close to Bali. You can take a day trip to Nusa Penida or stay for longer. Either way, it is possible to do a whistle stop tour of the island with or without children and this is how we did it! This video is filled with our top tips to help you plan your time on the Island and really hope it helps you with your planning.

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Instagram

Becoming part of the online Travelling Family Community has been such an amazing part of our time away. Getting to know so many other travelling families and sharing tips and advice has been so helpful. As we are now on home soil, we have started following many families who live a similar lifestyle to our own. We are active on Instagram daily with pictures and video's showcasing what The Flip Flop Family ...
Where should we go?
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Where should we go?

After a while staying put in one place, where should we go next? There are so many options and the World is so huge but here are a few places on our hit list: Vietnam - the food sounds awesome and we would love to do a cruise on the Mekong river Cambodia - the killing fields is a place that we have always wanted to visit Phillipines - looks picture perfect and the underwater adventures would be ...
New Zealand in a Jucy Campervan Review
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New Zealand in a Jucy Campervan Review

We travelled around New Zealand for 1 month with our 2 young kids in a Jucy Camper van from North to South Island. We stayed at both freedom and paid camp sites and wanted to share our reviews with other travellers. Groceries We preferred Countdown to Pak'n'Save as we didn't have space to buy in bulk and most the deals in Pak'n'Save were for bulk buying. Overall we found grocery shopping quote expensive, ...
The Flip Flop Family

The Flip Flop Family have decided to kick our daily routines to the kerb and travel in the pursuit of fun and adventure! Join in our journey.