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Presents From the Other Canary Islands

Wed, December 16th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Presents From the Other Canary Islands

There’s no need to catch a ferry from Tenerife to one of the other islands to get a taster of what each has to offer, you can do that with a wander around any decent sized supermarket of craft shop. Many stock Canary Islands specialities, some of which are unique to different islands.



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…



Thirty Years Of Pinolere Craft Fair

Fri, August 28th, 2015 - By Colin
Thirty Years Of Pinolere Craft Fair

After 30 years of maintaining and promoting Canarian rural craft traditions, the annual Pinolere Craft Fair near La Orotava is celebrating its own milestone from 4 to 6 September – and everyone is invited…



Siam Mall, the New Beast in the Tenerife Retail Jungle

Wed, June 3rd, 2015 - By Colin
Siam Mall, the New Beast in the Tenerife Retail Jungle

Like Siam Park water kingdom next door, the 30,500 square metre Siam Mall commercial centre is loud and proud. The vaulted wooden roof that greets you, the dancing fountains that run the length of the ground floor, and the statues of gods and mystic animals all let you know that this is a major investment in Costa Adeje.



Going Off the Beaten Track in Tegueste

Wed, May 13th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Going Off the Beaten Track in Tegueste

Despite, its proximity to La Laguna, Tegueste sits in the centre of a sunny, rural valley. It’s a pretty location. It’s also wine country and there are some fabulous wines to be had in the area, like those from the El Lomo Bodega.



Los Cristianos Market Is Home And Grown

Wed, May 6th, 2015 - By Colin
Los Cristianos Market Is Home And Grown

After a year’s exile in nearby Avenida de Londres the Los Cristianos market is back at its improved home next to the Arona Gran Hotel and is now open on Sundays and Tuesdays from 9am to 2 pm…



New Shopping Centres, Theme Parks and a Waterfall on Tenerife

Mon, May 4th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
New Shopping Centres, Theme Parks and a Waterfall on Tenerife

The temperatures are rising, the wild flowers are blooming spectacularly and there’s a distinct feeling of newness in the air. This spring nature on Tenerife is being matched by man (and woman) as a list of projects which have been simmering slowly for years have suddenly reached near completion.



Six Tenerife Shopping Centres

Fri, January 23rd, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Six Tenerife Shopping Centres

With the January sales now in full swing, it might be useful to have a quick look at six of the largest shopping centres on the island so you can plan where you’re going to spend all the money you don’t have left after Christmas…



New Shopping Outlets in South Tenerife

Wed, December 10th, 2014 - By Colin
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…



Where To Buy Local Wines in the South of Tenerife

Mon, August 25th, 2014 - By Linda
Where To Buy Local Wines in the South of Tenerife

When Andy asked me about buying local wines in south Tenerife recently it set me off on a quest – to find a wine she’d understood wasn’t available here. So, where do I shop for wine?