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Do You Need to Hire a Car if Staying in Puerto de la Cruz?

Thu, January 21st, 2016 - By Jack Montgomery
Do You Need to Hire a Car if Staying in Puerto de la Cruz?

Do I need to hire a car if I’m staying in Puerto de la Cruz? It’s a question which is regularly asked by people planning on visiting Tenerife. Not just about Puerto de la Cruz, but about all the resorts. In this case we’re looking specifically at Puerto de la Cruz



Winter is Coming on Tenerife

Fri, January 15th, 2016 - By Jack Montgomery
Winter is Coming on Tenerife

On the first weekend in January we booked into the Hotel Bouganville Playa in Costa Adeje, arriving at the hotel’s reception at the same time as a group of holidaymakers who’s just flown in from Scotland. By the time we dumped our stuff in our room and headed to the pool, whilst I was wearing a polo shirt, long trousers and socks, everyone else was in swimwear…



Trips and Fishing from South Tenerife Marinas

Fri, December 11th, 2015 - By Colin
Trips and Fishing from South Tenerife Marinas

There are so many ways to experience the sea around Tenerife’s unique coast. Marinas offer a wide range of choices so here are some of the ways you can indulge your interests…



Books For Christmas With A Tenerife Flavour

Mon, December 7th, 2015 - By Colin
Books For Christmas With A Tenerife Flavour

Many aspiring authors have found their words flowing after making the move to Tenerife. Here’s a selection that cover many aspects of the Tenerife dream…



Tasty Christmas Traditions on Tenerife

Fri, December 4th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tasty Christmas Traditions on Tenerife

Now that Black Friday has passed and it’s December I feel it’s okay to mention Christmas, not the consumerism frenzy of it all, but some of the tasty little traditions that you’ll encounter if you choose to swap snow for sunshine this festive season…



On the Belen Trail in La Orotava

Wed, December 2nd, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
On the Belen Trail in La Orotava

The Ruta de Belénes in La Orotava has 26 belénes to visit, far too many to get round in a single visit. Luckily, six of the best are located close to each other within the old quarter…



Keeping Fit on Your Tenerife Holiday

Wed, November 25th, 2015 - By Linda
Keeping Fit on Your Tenerife Holiday

You will spot dozens of residents sprinting or trudging their way along coastal promenades before work beckons. Others prefer doing laps of the curving beach of Las Vistas…



Tenerife’s Migrants

Mon, November 16th, 2015 - By Linda
Tenerife’s Migrants

Birds, whales, sportsmen in training, people convalescing from illness, and more, all arrive with autumn temperatures, some pass on, some linger until warmer times arrive…



Tenerife North Airport Gets a Food and Shopping Facelift

Wed, November 11th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tenerife North Airport Gets a Food and Shopping Facelift

Arriving at the airport at around 5.30am a few weeks ago, I had to shake myself fully awake to take in the transformation. Tenerife North airport just got a whole lot sleeker…



Halloween Pumpkins on Tenerife

Mon, October 26th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Halloween Pumpkins on Tenerife

Whilst the cold, dark nights and plunging temperatures of the UK are a far cry from the slightly cooler evenings and going dark by seven(ish) of Tenerife, the spirit of Halloween is alive and well, and the humble pumpkin takes centre stage…