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Baseball in Tenerife

Baseball in Tenerife

Fans of Tenerife's own baseball team, the Tenerife Marlins, based in Puerto de la Cruz, may not be numerous, but they are vocal and passionate!

Sayeah Live Music Bar in Los Cristianos For Those About To Rock

Sayeah Live Music Bar in Los Cristianos For Those About To Rock

Some people's idea of rock can be very middle of the road (or autopista as we're in Tenerife) but a Gary Moore inspired guitar riff was a reassuring welcome to the Sayeah Music Bar in Los Cristianos.

Tenerife Resorts That Don’t Have a Decent Sandy Beach

Tenerife Resorts That Don’t Have a Decent Sandy Beach

If a long sweeping sandy beach is one of your top priorities when choosing a holiday, these are the places to steer clear of to avoid having dreams of bumming it on the beach dashed against an uncomfortably rocky/pebbly coastline.

Review of Barracuda Barra y Mantel, A Treat for Eyes as Well as Palate

Review of Barracuda Barra y Mantel, A Treat for Eyes as Well as Palate

This fairly new restaurant (it opened February 2015), enjoys a position overlooking Costa Adeje providing a befitting backdrop to a memorable meal. The vista from the terrace melted from the golden light of pre-sunset, to crimson sky.

Midsummer, a Time for Beach Parties and Bonfires on Tenerife

Midsummer, a Time for Beach Parties and Bonfires on Tenerife

Like most places, Midsummer celebrations on Tenerife have their roots in pagan rituals with Christian worship mixed in for good measure.

A Grand Day Out From South Tenerife, Classic Sights

A Grand Day Out From South Tenerife, Classic Sights

To help with ideas for sightseeing journeys by car, we'll be publishing a series of suggested trips. First up is a classic sights itinerary from the main southern resorts.

Enjoy National Picnic Week on Tenerife

Enjoy National Picnic Week on Tenerife

The Canary Islands are just as much a nation of picnic lovers as the Brits are and so, in recognition of National Picnic Week, here's a quick run down on how to get into the picnic spirit while on your Tenerife holiday...

Anaga, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Last

Anaga, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Last

The announcement that Anaga in the north east of Tenerife will finally be awarded UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status is long overdue. Every other Canary Island except Tenerife (until now) can boast Biosphere status.

Try a Taste of Ostrich in Tenerife

Try a Taste of Ostrich in Tenerife

Want a very different eating experience, in a setting which is both quirky yet traditional? This is what I found in south Tenerife, close to Reina Sofia airport last week. Not only that, but I am talking healthy eating, as a bonus!

A Closer Look at Hotel La Quinta Roja in Garachcio

A Closer Look at Hotel La Quinta Roja in Garachcio

Possibly the friendliest hotel on Tenerife which, coupled with its perfect location, traditional style, good taste and comfort, makes it the sort of hotel you want to return to at every opportunity...