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Banana Products in Tenerife

Fri, August 15th, 2014 - By Linda
Banana Products in Tenerife

Last night I enjoyed banana ice cream, and a glass of the beverage which began this musing, the island’s latest offering – banana wine…



Ten Ways to Stay Cool on Tenerife in Summer

Fri, July 11th, 2014 - By Jack Montgomery
Ten Ways to Stay Cool on Tenerife in Summer

Why is Tenerife known for having one of the best climates in the world? Because it’s warm in winter and rarely gets oppressively hot in summer. Saying that, the other night we fled our back patio to seek a triangle of shade at the front of our house to get out of the sun. When it’s hot every day you sometimes have to escape the heat.



Tenerife, Open all Hours

Mon, May 26th, 2014 - By Jack Montgomery
Tenerife, Open all Hours

A popular question asked by people who are due to touch down on Tenerife during the evening is ‘will there be a supermarket open where we can pick up essentials?”



Tenerife Duty Free Allowances

Mon, May 19th, 2014 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tenerife Duty Free Allowances

Nobody likes to think about the day they have to pack up, say adios to the sunshine and head back to the UK after their Tenerife Holiday. But when that day dawns, one thing that seems to cause no end of confusion is exactly how much Duty Free you’re allowed to take out. It’s a […]



Getting to Know the Shops on Tenerife

Fri, May 9th, 2014 - By Jack Montgomery
Getting to Know the Shops on Tenerife

Stroll the back streets of Los Cristianos, Puerto de la Cruz or any of the traditional towns outside of the resorts and the act of shopping changes. Instead of ‘electrical’ shops offering cameras, mobiles and tablets at knock-down prices, you’re faced with bricolajes, ferreterias and mercerias.



What NOT To Pack For Your Tenerife Holidays

Mon, April 28th, 2014 - By Andrea Montgomery
What NOT To Pack For Your Tenerife Holidays

The best way to keep your luggage weight as low as possible and so save on hidden costs, is to pack only essentials. Here’s my ‘what NOT to pack’ suggestions



Where To Buy Organic Produce on Tenerife

Mon, April 14th, 2014 - By Andrea Montgomery
Where To Buy Organic Produce on Tenerife

Tenerife has more organic farmers than any other island in the Canaries with more than 100 registered organic producers which means it’s relatively easy for Tenerife residents and visitors to regularly pick up organic produce.



Getting Crafty in Puerto de la Cruz

Fri, April 4th, 2014 - By Andrea Montgomery
Getting Crafty in Puerto de la Cruz

What happens if your visit doesn’t coincide with Pinolere? For vibrant and colourful markets and a spot of crafty Sunday shopping, pop down to Puerto de la Cruz to find Pinolere instead…



Costa Adeje Market Gets A Facelift

Fri, March 14th, 2014 - By Colin
Costa Adeje Market Gets A Facelift

First impressions can make all the difference and on that score Costa Adeje market in Fañabe definitely looked better. This was all part of a recent 500,000 euro spruce up by owners Mercadillo del Atlantico…



Look Up To La Pepa Food Market

Mon, January 27th, 2014 - By Colin
Look Up To La Pepa Food Market

Think of a market and it tends to conjure up an image of frantic shopping outdoors in cramped spaces with nowhere to relax but there’s a new more gentle approach at La Pepa Food Market up on the roof of Pasarela Oasis in Los Cristianos.