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Flipflopsinthesun.com is a travel blog with guides and tips for Asia. A travelling couple from the UK that sold up, downsized and went travelling in November 2016. We started with South India, then worked our way over to South East Asia and Indonesia, exploring different cultures. The aim is to travel long term, work online, teach English, enjoy warmer climates, with the dream of becoming a travel writer one day; sharing tips to inspire fellow travel lovers!

Travelling Nomads: Our Story So Far! Flipflops in the Sun 149d

Not too sure how it happened? Seems like it was overnight that we decided to sell the house, buy a…

#beach #island #nature #sightseeing

Riding a Scooter in Asia for Beginners Flipflops in the Sun 166d

Written by Matthew Twyman (the other Flipflop!)   First time riding a scooter in Asia may be a…

#mountain #roadtrip #tips #transport

Top 10 Destinations in Asia You Will Love for 2018 Flipflops in the Sun 187d

  Travelling in Asia is fun, exciting and easier than you think!   We have enjoyed some beautiful…

#accommodation #beach #island #tips

Discovering the Gili Islands Flipflops in the Sun 215d

We hadn't heard of the Gili Islands until a good friend of ours recommended them to us. As we were…

Indonesia #accommodation #island #tips #transport

Lombok: a Road Less Travelled Flipflops in the Sun 226d

Bali’s neighbouring island Lombok offers a much quieter vibe with coastlines that are equally as…

Indonesia #island #photography #sightseeing #tips

Carry-On Travelling: How to Travel Anywhere With Hand… Flipflops in the Sun 243d

    A month before we set off on our travels around Asia, I started to research luggage options,…

#lifestyle #roadtrip #shopping #tips

Our 10 Best Bali Moments Flipflops in the Sun 270d

  At the time of writing this, we had been travelling through Asia for 11 months and spent 3 of…

Indonesia #photography #sightseeing #temple #tips

Bali Travel Guide: the Good, Bad & the Beautiful Flipflops in the Sun 284d

  We always thought of Bali as a paradise island and an expensive destination, as this is how it's…

Indonesia #accommodation #sightseeing #temple #tips

7 Day Travel Guide to Kyoto, Japan Flipflops in the Sun 357d

We always wondered what Japan would be like, although we never really imagined we would actually go…

Japan #food #sightseeing #temple #tips

Our Travel Guide to Vietnam: South to North Flipflops in the Sun 373d

  Travelling through Vietnam opened our eyes to how diverse South East Asia's countries and their…

Vietnam #accommodation #city #sightseeing #tips

Our Travel Guide to Sri Lanka: 30 Days in Paradise Flipflops in the Sun 396d

  Sri Lanka is a beautiful island full of wonders, from paddy fields to mountains, stunning…

Sri Lanka #accommodation #sightseeing #tips #transport

Goa to Gokarna Flipflops in the Sun 491d

  Gokarna is in Karnataka, a southern Indian state that sits between Goa and Kerala. After many…

India #accommodation #beach #temple

Our First Stop: Palolem, South Goa Flipflops in the Sun 497d

We arrived in Goa on the 16th November and headed straight to Palolem Beach! Out of recommendation…

India #accommodation #art #festival #tips