Best of Spain & Portugal - End Madrid, Classic Group, Winter

Best of Spain & Portugal - End Madrid, Classic Group, Winter

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$3290

Best of Spain & Portugal - End Madrid, Classic Group, Winter

15 Days Starting and ending in Madrid

Visiting:

Madrid

,

Segovia

,

Ávila‎

,

Salamanca

,

Porto

,

Fátima

,

Óbidos

,

Lisbon

,

Seville

,

Gibraltar

,

Costa del Sol

,

Mijas

,

Torremolinos

,

Alfarnatejo

,

Granada

,

Valencia

,

Barcelona

Tour operator:

Insight Vacations

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Advise specific requests

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

W932A117

Group size:

20 - 40

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

From:
$3465

$3290 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $164

Tour Overview

See the masterpieces of Spain and Portugal on this 15-day guided tour. In Madrid, an art historian will walk you through the Prado Museum, where Spain's most impressive paintings hang. Navigate Segovia’s medieval streets alongside a Local Expert. Journeying to Granada, visit the region’s oldest olive grove, before dining in the home of a local family, sampling local produce and wine. At the Alhambra, explore the palace's lace-like stone walls and wander its manicured gardens. In Seville, stomp to the sounds of an acoustic guitar during a private flamenco dance lesson. In Porto, sip port during a wine tasting, and in Lisbon, see an architectural masterpiece — the Gothic-style Jerónimos Monastery.

Highlights

  • In Madrid, an art historian will walk you through the Prado Museum, where Spain's most impressive paintings hang. Navigate Segovia’s medieval streets alongside a Local Expert.

  • In Granada, visit the region’s oldest olive grove, before dining in the home of a local family, sampling local produce and wine. At the Alhambra, explore the palace's lace-like stone walls and wander its manicured gardens.

  • Seville: Visit the Seville Cathedral with your Local Expert. Pass the altarpiece dripping with gold and see the Tomb of Columbus, held aloft by four kings.

  • In Porto, sip port during a wine tasting, and in Lisbon, see an architectural masterpiece — the Gothic-style Jerónimos Monastery.

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Welcome to Madrid
Location:

  Madrid


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Barceló Torre de Madrid


Meals Included:

  Dinner


Your transfer will depart Madrid airport at 09:00, 11:30, 13:30 or 16:00.Join your Travel Director at 18:00 for a Welcome Dinner in a local restaurant and get to know your fellow travellers over an evening of delicious food and wine.

icon Day 2 : Madrid of the Bourbons
Location:

  Madrid


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Barceló Torre de Madrid


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Guided by your Local Expert, visit the Spanish capital’s most historic neighbourhoods. Your drive continues through the Old Quarter, discovering the origins of the city. Enjoy a special visit to the renowned Prado Museum with an art historian who will guide you through the collective works of Velázquez, Goya, Titian, Rubens and more.

icon Day 3 : Segovia and Golden Salamanca
Location:

  Segovia, Ávila‎, Salamanca


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Alameda Palace Salamanca


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Travel to the fortified city of Segovia. Walk through the medieval streets with a Local Expert and see the magnificent Alcazar fortress, before continuing onto the historic aqueduct. Journey west, overlooking the ancient walls of Ávila, en route to Salamanca. During your guided sightseeing tour, admire the golden stone buildings the city is famous for, including the arcaded Plaza Mayor, the honey-coloured cathedral and the 16th century university buildings.

icon Day 4 : Porto, Grande Dame on the Douro
Location:

  Porto


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  NH Collection Porto Batalha. Infante Sagres Porto


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Cross the Portuguese border to reach Porto. Situated on the River Douro, the city is celebrated internationally as the capital of Port wine. Visit the Vila Nova de Gaia wine stores and walk along corridors of casks. Get to know your tawnys and vintages during a tasting. Continue your exploration of the city, admiring the multi-coloured houses, churches adorned with glazed tiles and iconic bridges.

icon Day 5 : Holy Fátima, Ancient Obidos and Lisbon
Location:

  Fátima, Óbidos, Lisbon


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Head south for a visit to miraculous Fátima. See the Basilica or visit the Chapel of the Apparitions, which commemorates the apparition of the Virgin Mary to three young shepherds in 1917. Journey to the fortified town of Obidos and walk inside its walls, exploring the narrow, medieval streets where houses are covered with flowers. Your travels continue to the Portuguese capital, Lisbon.

icon Day 6 : Lisbon and the Age of the Great Discoveries Relaxed Start
Location:

  Lisbon


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Sightseeing with a Local Expert takes you along the spacious avenues of the Lower Town and beneath the hilltop Bairro Alto to the Terreiro do Paco, the finest square in the city. Visit the Belém Quarter, from where sailing ships once set forth to discover faraway lands. Enjoy a taste of the famous Pastéis de Belém from a traditional patisserie that has managed to hold on to the secret recipe of Portugal's finest pastry for almost 200 years. View the modern Monument to the Discoveries and the historic Belém Tower. This fortress was originally set in the middle of the river, but is now left high and dry on the riverbank. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Jerónimos Church with its beautiful Manueline architecture. With the afternoon at your leisure, perhaps join an Optional Experience to the Portuguese Riviera? It is often visited by surfers, royalty and on occasion James Bond.

icon Day 7 : Seville, the City of Carmen
Location:

  Seville


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Ayre Sevilla Seville


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Leave Lisbon via the modern Tagus Bridge and cross the border to reach Seville. Visit the Seville Cathedral, the burial place of Christopher Columbus.Explore Seville with Insight Choice. Choose to embark on a walk through the old Jewish quarter. Alternatively, join a scenic drive around the city and enjoy panoramic views.This evening, why not join an optional experience with dinner and a horse and carriage ride?

icon Day 8 : Free Time and Flamenco in Seville Relaxed Start
Location:

  Seville


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Ayre Sevilla Seville


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Enjoy a relaxed start and a morning to unwind, shop or continue exploring this fascinating city at your own pace. Our suggestion is to join an Optional Experience to the ancient city of Córdoba, where you will visit the magnificent Mezquita, see the old Jewish Quarter, and enjoy some free time to shop or explore as you wish. Later this afternoon, join a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience as you visit the Cristina Heeren Foundation, a flamenco dance school and beneficiary of a TreadRight Foundation grant. Their mission is to promote the teaching and conservation of flamenco. Feel the passion behind the choreography as you put your rhythm to the test during a dance lesson. With some free time for dinner, wander the restaurants in Triana or try the local night market Lonja Del Barranco selling tapas made from fresh, local produce. Why not grab yourself a refreshing sangria for a cheers to your new found dancing feet? Later, share in the dancers’ devotion as you witness emotions come to life in a flamenco performance.

icon Day 9 : Head for Gibraltar, Mijas and the Costa del Sol
Location:

  Gibraltar, Costa del Sol, Mijas, Torremolinos


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Meliá Costa del Sol Torremolinos


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Head south to Gibraltar, part of mainland Spain yet an overseas territory under British control since 1704. With your Local Expert, visit the Rock of Gibraltar and St. Michael’s Cave. See the Barbary Apes, legendary guardians of the colony. Relax as you travel the scenic route along the Costa del Sol through high end resorts where the rich and famous holiday. Your journey continues through the green hills to the white-washed village of Mijas. Stroll through the old streets and gardens, taking in the views of the coast.

icon Day 10 : At Leisure on the Costa del Sol Relaxed Start
Location:

  Torremolinos


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Meliá Costa del Sol Torremolinos


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Enjoy the day at leisure on the sun-drenched Costa del Sol. Relax by the blue Mediterranean waters, stroll along the promenade, savour the specialities in the local restaurants or consider exploring Málaga, the birth city of Picasso.

icon Day 11 : Dining with Locals and the Alhambra Relaxed Start
Location:

  Alfarnatejo, Granada


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Vincci Albayzín Granada


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Continue to Alfarnatejo, a quiet whitewashed village, with a population of less than 500 people, surrounded by stunning mountainous landscape. Walk the town centre to see the 18th century Iglesia del Santo Cristo de Cabrilla.Travel to the oldest olive grove in the region and stop at the rural mill-factory to taste a selection of different oils, paired with locally made farmer bread. In small groups, you are invited into the home of a local family to join them for a delicious Highlight Lunch made of fresh, local produce with flavours typical of the region. Continue to Granada to visit the magnificent Alhambra Palace with your Local Expert. Built as a citadel by the Moors in the 13th century, it is a wonder of beautiful gardens, fountains and stone cut like lace.

icon Day 12 : On to Valencia
Location:

  Valencia


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Barceló Valencia


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


Journey to Valencia. Pass through the Old City to see its ancient gates, and the City of Arts and Sciences.In your free time perhaps take a stroll to the Cathedral and El Miguelete? Alternatively sit back with a drink and watch the Valencians go about their day.Valencia is home to one of the world's greatest dishes, paella. Meet the chef of a local family-run restaurant in the heart of the Old City and learn how to make this local specialty during a Cooking Demonstration. Later, indulge in the delicious flavours of this classic dish with a glass of sangria at your Highlight Dinner.

icon Day 13 : Along the Coast to Peñíscola and on to Barcelona
Location:

  Barcelona


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  NH Collection Barcelona Constanza


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


Follow the coast to Peñíscola to view the sea-lapped castle used in the film 'El Cid'. Continue along the Costa Dorada to the Cava Bodegas at Sant Sadurni d'Anoia. During a delicious light lunch, enjoy a tasting as you learn the sparkling secrets of Spanish bubbly. Continue along the coast to reach Barcelona.

icon Day 14 : Barcelona Sightseeing Relaxed Start
Location:

  Barcelona


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  NH Collection Barcelona Constanza


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Dinner


A Local Expert joins you for a drive along the Passeig de Gràcia, adorned with elegant wrought-iron street lamps and some of the most flamboyant Modernist buildings. Continue through the Eixample district to visit Gaudi’s extraordinary masterpiece, the Sagrada Família. See the central nave with its giant, tree-like pillars, spectacular vaulting and the beautiful rainbows flooding in through the intricate stained-glass windows. At a local restaurant, join your fellow travellers to toast to newfound friends and a wonderful journey, enjoying a Celebration Dinner with wine.

icon Day 15 : Depart Madrid
Location:

  Madrid


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Departure transfers arrive at Barcelona airport at 07:00, 09:00 or 11:00. The 09:00 transfer continues on to Madrid Airport and hotel, arriving in the early evening.

What's Included

  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas.

  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary.

  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door.

  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency. We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels.

  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available).

  • From time to time, your Travel Director will delight you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination.

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

    If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

  • Local Taxes

What's Not Included

  • International Travel

Check out our Q&As

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

Are flights included in this tour?

No

What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

Low

Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

Yes

What is the maximum group size?

40 people on a Classic Tour

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    Four-star and four-star superior

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, ages 5 years & over

    Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    Yes

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    Yes

    Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes, as detailed in the itinerary

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times. If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport.

    Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    We regret that no refunds can be made for absences from a tour, including experiences such as missed meals or sightseeing.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1978.

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    Insight Vacations is a founding member of the TreadRight Foundation, a joint initiative created by the brands within The Travel Corporation (TTC) almost 15 years ago to ensure our impact through tourism is positive. Our ethos to #MakeTravelMatter guides our decision-making at every level of our business.

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    You have two options as a solo traveller. Either choose to be matched with a same sex partner for a room share - at no extra cost. Or choose a room of your own with a reduced or even free private room upgrade on select tours.

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Please contact us for latest COVID-19 policies

Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Feb 04, 2023

Saturday

Feb 18, 2023
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$3881
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$3675 (USD)

Operator discount: $23

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Instant Booking Available

Wednesday

Dec 20, 2023

Wednesday

Jan 03, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $185 (USD)

$3905
$3709 (USD)
$3905
$3709 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $185

Instant Booking Available

Wednesday

Dec 27, 2023

Wednesday

Jan 10, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

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$3823
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$3823
$3631 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $181

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Dec 30, 2023

Saturday

Jan 13, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

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$3685
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$3685
$3499 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $175

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Jan 13, 2024

Saturday

Jan 27, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $164 (USD)

$3465
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$3290 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $164

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Jan 20, 2024

Saturday

Feb 03, 2024
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$3290 (USD)

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tourhub discount: $164

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Feb 03, 2024

Saturday

Feb 17, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $166 (USD)

$3515
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$3338 (USD)

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Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Mar 02, 2024

Saturday

Mar 16, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

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$3548
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tourhub discount: $168

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Mar 09, 2024

Saturday

Mar 23, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $168 (USD)

$3548
$3369 (USD)
$3548
$3369 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $168

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Mar 16, 2024

Saturday

Mar 30, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $168 (USD)

$3548
$3369 (USD)
$3548
$3369 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $168

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Mar 23, 2024

Saturday

Apr 06, 2024
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  • tourhub discount: $173 (USD)

$3658
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$3474 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $173

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Mar 30, 2024

Saturday

Apr 13, 2024
  • Operator discount: $11 (USD)

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$3658
$3474 (USD)
$3658
$3474 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $173

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  • Low Deposit

    Insight Vacations requires a minimum deposit of 350 USD per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 90 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of insight vacations charges.

    Up to 90 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 89 days before tour starts: 30% of booking price.

    At 59 days before tour starts: 60% of booking price.

    At 15 days before tour starts: 90% of booking price.

    At 7 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

Best of Spain & Portugal - End Madrid, Classic Group, Winter

15 Days Starting and ending in Madrid

Visiting:

Madrid

,

Segovia

,

Ávila‎

,

Salamanca

,

Porto

,

Fátima

,

Óbidos

,

Lisbon

,

Seville

,

Gibraltar

,

Costa del Sol

,

Mijas

,

Torremolinos

,

Alfarnatejo

,

Granada

,

Valencia

,

Barcelona

Tour operator:

Insight Vacations

Physical rating:

Low

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Vegans, Advise specific requests

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

W932A117

Group size:

20 - 40

Age range:

5-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

From:
$3465

$3290 (USD)

Operator discount: $11

tourhub discount: $164

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  • Favourite Destination:

    New York

  • Dream Destination:

    Peru

  • About them:
  • I am a huge travel addict who has a regular 9-5 job and outside of this try to explore the world, search for unique places and hidden gems! I hope my tips and photos can be an inspiration for you!

Puerto Varas

Chile

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Puerto Varas is an adventure hotspot in the Chilean Lakes District. Watch for wildlife as you go whitewater rafting on the Petrohue river, hike the national park, or check out nearby waterfalls."

About Our

  • Wanderer
  • Countries Visited:

    40 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Tanzania

  • Dream Destination:

    Switzerland

  • About them:
  • Born in Puerto Rico, I am a former journalist who has lived and worked in 9 cities, 5 states, 2 countries, and countless other places while wandering the globe. Currently on a family gap year.

Lo de Marcos

Mexico

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"In the centre of town is a vibrant plaza, with a huge mural & sign which are great for photo ops! "

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"The river walk provides excellent views of flora & fauna, wildlife, the jungle & Sierra Madre Mountain range in the distance."

Must pack items for Lo de Marcos

"Sunscreen, sunhat, bug spray, reusable water bottle, pesos (most small shops don't have credit card machines), and camera!"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"Stunning ocean views, glorious sunsets with rich colourful hues, lots of nature to explore & wildlife to observe."

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect "quiet & authentic little beach town" paradise that remains unspoiled and as close to a sleepy Mexican beach town as you can get 🇲🇽"

What do you love most about Lo de Marcos?

"LDM is the perfect location for a get away with friends, your family or a quiet getaway with your special someone 💖"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Look out for surprise visits from whales if you're visiting in late November or early December as they are migrating. You never know when they'll show up! 🐳 there are lots of dolphins in the area as well🐬"

What are the best foods & restaurants in the area?

"Fresh fruit, fish & tacos are all delicious! My favourite restaurants are: Water Man Cafe, Restaurant Olivia (on the beach), Jardin Serejn, Lo de Cafe & Oscars restaurant bar. "

What are the best drinks?

"Best drinks: peach iced tea at Olivia's, piña colada at Jardin Serejn & sangria at Oscar's Restaurant and bar."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Sayulita

Mexico

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"To snag a pic of "Slap Street" by yourself, plan to come early before shops open or later after closing."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Visit the "Hippie Market" to hunt for the Iguana tree & check out beautiful locally made souvenirs."

Favourite time of year to visit Sayulita

"Late November or early December, right between the holidays for fewer crowds & perfect weather!"

What do you love most about Sayulita?

"Sayulita is the quintessential beach town along the Riviera Nayarit, it provides the perfect combination of an authentic Mexican beach town with beautiful views, upscale shops, restaurants & the beach."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Albania

What do you love most about Albania?

"The beaches! The Albanian Riviera has some of the best beaches in Europe!"

Where to visit on the coast?

"We recommend having Himare & Ksamil as bases to explore the surrounding beaches and inland towns."

Must pack items for Albania

"Sunscreen.. you'll spend a lot of time on these beautiful beaches!"

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Do not miss the cute inland town of Gjirokaster! A must when visiting the region!"

About Our

  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    38 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Polignano A Mare

  • Dream Destination:

    Malta

  • About them:
  • 2 Cups of Travel is a travel and adventure blog curated by Ky and Tess, Australian-based travel enthusiasts. We both love exploring smaller towns, hidden gems and underrated finds!