days out

The Places in Between Los Cristianos and Vilaflor

Wed, August 19th, 2015 - By Linda
The Places in Between Los Cristianos and Vilaflor

This is not a long journey, about 20 to 30 minutes, depending on how quickly you drive, but along the way you will find a world very different from the resorts you left behind, with many photo ops…



Welcome to Summer, Sansofé in El Médano and Los Abrigos

Wed, August 5th, 2015 - By Linda
Welcome to Summer, Sansofé in El Médano and Los Abrigos

The word Sansofé is borrowed from the Guanche, the aboriginal Canary Islands inhabitants pre-Spanish conquest. A word it’s fun to whisper, even before you know its meaning, surely, it can only be something good – and it is. In the Guanche language it meant “you are welcome.”



The New Singha Ride At Siam Park

Mon, August 3rd, 2015 - By Colin
The New Singha Ride At Siam Park

Anticipation always adds to the enjoyment of a special treat. That’s how it was seven years ago as Tenerife awaited the opening of Siam Park in Costa Adeje and I had that feeling again as I queued for the new Singha thrill ride…



French Connection In Nelson’s Santa Cruz Defeat

Mon, July 13th, 2015 - By Colin
French Connection In Nelson’s Santa Cruz Defeat

There’s an important but overlooked matter of honour to be addressed at this year’s 218th anniversary of Admiral Horatio Nelson’s failed attack on Santa Cruz…



Volcanoes Explained In Santiago Del Teide Visitor Centre

Tue, July 7th, 2015 - By Colin
Volcanoes Explained In Santiago Del Teide Visitor Centre

Where better to put a free visitors centre devoted to volcanic eruptions than Santiago del Teide, the west coast town close to the path of Tenerife’s last big eruption in 1909?



Easy Driving from South to North West Tenerife on the New Ring Road

Wed, July 1st, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Easy Driving from South to North West Tenerife on the New Ring Road

The anillo insular has been an ongoing project for years now, a wide new road to link the south west and north west of Tenerife, creating a road network which means could circumnavigate the island without having to negotiate any narrow, winding roads.



Baseball in Tenerife

Mon, June 29th, 2015 - By Linda
Baseball in Tenerife

Fans of Tenerife’s own baseball team, the Tenerife Marlins, based in Puerto de la Cruz, may not be numerous, but they are vocal and passionate!



A Grand Day Out From South Tenerife, Classic Sights

Wed, June 17th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
A Grand Day Out From South Tenerife, Classic Sights

To help with ideas for sightseeing journeys by car, we’ll be publishing a series of suggested trips. First up is a classic sights itinerary from the main southern resorts.



Enjoy National Picnic Week on Tenerife

Mon, June 15th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Enjoy National Picnic Week on Tenerife

The Canary Islands are just as much a nation of picnic lovers as the Brits are and so, in recognition of National Picnic Week, here’s a quick run down on how to get into the picnic spirit while on your Tenerife holiday…



Anaga, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Last

Fri, June 12th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Anaga, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Last

The announcement that Anaga in the north east of Tenerife will finally be awarded UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status is long overdue. Every other Canary Island except Tenerife (until now) can boast Biosphere status.