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Best Foot Forward for Tenerife’s Walking Festival

Best Foot Forward for Tenerife’s Walking Festival

If our waxing lyrical about the island's paths has tempted you, 2015 is the perfect time to dump the dithering, pick up some nice walking boots in the January sales and take part in the island's first ever Walking Festival...

Where to go Camel Riding on Tenerife

Where to go Camel Riding on Tenerife

Nowadays you're unlikely to see a camel ploughing a field but there are plenty of places on Tenerife where you can hop on the back of a ship of the desert and experience Tenerife's countryside using one of the more unusual forms of transport available.

Searching South Tenerife for the Place to Sip a Mojito

Searching South Tenerife for the Place to Sip a Mojito

For me a mojito is the quintessential holiday drink, synonymous with sunshine. Stroll along Geranium Walk or any street lined with bars in south Tenerife and you see them advertised between €2.50 and €5.

New Shopping Outlets in South Tenerife

New Shopping Outlets in South Tenerife

Whether your shopping is functional or for pleasure, you can find it all in Tenerife and two big pre-Christmas openings are catering for the extremes of the spectrum...

A Closer Look at Gran Melia Palacio de Isora Hotel

A Closer Look at Gran Melia Palacio de Isora Hotel

For me, Palacio de Isora is the most stylish hotel on Tenerife, its five star luxury oozing contemporary chic and catwalk couture. There's also a fresh, young vibe to the hotel...

The Best New Year’s Eve Firework Displays on Tenerife

The Best New Year’s Eve Firework Displays on Tenerife

On 31 December, revellers have to go out of their way, or never leave whatever bar they've ensconced themselves in, to avoid seeing spectacular pyrotechnic action on Tenerife.

Pizza Means Love at That’s Amore in El Médano

Pizza Means Love at That’s Amore in El Médano

That’s when Alejandro told me that pizza = love. The crust represents the soul, and the topping the body. “We want people to have a sensory experience when they bite into our pizzas,” he said...

Pack Your Stocking With December Events

Pack Your Stocking With December Events

Despite your best intentions you are now humming festive tunes and yearning for mince pies. It’s nearly Christmas and Tenerife loves a party so expect plenty of events throughout December, here are some of the best, the ones without price details are free.     WEDS 3 DECEMBER to FRI 19 DECEMBER Expo Cacharros, Adeje […]

The Rebirth of Rural Tenerife

The Rebirth of Rural Tenerife

Head into the hills and you'll discover a growing sector of the tourism market which is rediscovering the rural Tenerife so loved by the Victorians...

Art And Inspiration At The San Isidro Sculpture Park

Art And Inspiration At The San Isidro Sculpture Park

The red mountain of El Medano is a familiar and welcoming sight to visitors as they pass through Tenerife South airport, but from Finca Los Cardones its place on the skyline is rivaled by the bold, fascinating creations that fill the sculpture park. Gernot Huber is the visionary who has combined art with nature and […]