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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.



Fly Direct From Britain to North Tenerife

Fri, April 24th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Fly Direct From Britain to North Tenerife

Direct flights from London touching down at Los Rodeos in La Laguna are going to make life easier for British visitors who want to experience the parts of Tenerife where most Canarios have set up home since the conquest just over five centuries ago.



Always Respect the Ocean

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 - By Linda
Always Respect the Ocean

Last week a British holidaymaker tragically lost his life, swept off rocks in the Adeje area of Tenerife, so it’s important to explain some things about the ocean for those who aren’t as familiar with it as we are…



Tenerife Café Society is Becoming More Stylish

Wed, June 11th, 2014 - By Jack Montgomery
Tenerife Café Society is Becoming More Stylish

The council in Santa Cruz, the capital of Tenerife, has just announced that cafés, bars and restaurants will have to standardise their chairs, tables, parasols and wind screens in order to help improve the appearance of the city.



Bravo Bistro Opens in the Tenerife Auditorium in Santa Cruz

Fri, March 7th, 2014 - By Andrea Montgomery
Bravo Bistro Opens in the Tenerife Auditorium in Santa Cruz

Under the culinary auspices of Chef Lucas Maes whose La Orotava restaurant is one of the gastronomic highlights of Tenerife, Bravo! bistro opened its doors in December and last week, Jack and I went along to see if it lives up to its spectacular setting.



Making Plans For Puerto de la Cruz

Mon, December 16th, 2013 - By Andrea Montgomery
Making Plans For Puerto de la Cruz

Now there are plans afoot for Puerto which include the renovation of 7,833 hotel beds, that’s almost 37% of all the beds in the resort, and the creation of 329 additional beds. Over the next three years, 30 hotels will be involved in major renovations and improvements to help to reposition the town and to give it the profile it deserves.



Be Pink And Proud For The Walk Of Life

Fri, November 22nd, 2013 - By Colin
Be Pink And Proud For The Walk Of Life

Be prepared to be raised from your Tenerife sun bed on the morning of Sunday 15th December by the rhythm of drums and the cheers of a large crowd. It’s the annual Walk For Life in aid of breast cancer and it will be threading its way past the hotels and apartments of Playa de Las Americas and Los Cristianos.



Tenerife Is Officially Declared a Stargazing Destination

Wed, November 20th, 2013 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tenerife Is Officially Declared a Stargazing Destination

This month Teide National Park has been officially declared a Starlight Tourist Destination and a Starlight Reserve by the Starlight Foundation, the UNESCO supported body set up to protect the world’s ‘Right to Starlight’. So now the rest of the world knows what we who regularly visit or live on Tenerife have known for years – this is a brilliant place to see the stars.



Chris Froome Rides From Tenerife to Triumph in Tour de France

Mon, July 29th, 2013 - By Andrea Montgomery
Chris Froome Rides From Tenerife to Triumph in Tour de France

Just like last year’s winner, Sir Bradley Wiggins, the roads of Teide National Park have proved once again to be the ideal training ground for the crème de la crème of British cyclists on their journey from Tenerife to the Arc de Triomphe.