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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.