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You Don’t Need to Leave the Coast to Explore Tenerife

Mon, August 19th, 2013 - By Jack Montgomery
You Don’t Need to Leave the Coast to Explore Tenerife

The sun is shining and it’s hot. Everything is perfect… apart from one thing. You discover the Tenerife Government has closed the roads to Mount Teide and prohibited all leisure activities in the mountains.



What a Heatwave on Tenerife Means

Wed, August 14th, 2013 - By Jack Montgomery
What a Heatwave on Tenerife Means

This week, there has been an orange level weather alert for high temperatures across Tenerife. Weather alerts aren’t good things.



Stick to the Beaches on Tenerife in August

Wed, August 7th, 2013 - By Jack Montgomery
Stick to the Beaches on Tenerife in August

Temperatures in the high 20s and no rain all summer sounds like paradise to anyone from a country where you can’t plan a BBQ or camping trip even a couple of days ahead and be sure you won’t be waterlogged.



Shine Again on Sunny Tenerife and The Canary Islands

Fri, June 28th, 2013 - By Jack Montgomery
Shine Again on Sunny Tenerife and The Canary Islands

Recently the Canary Islands Tourism Office launched an new initiative and a couple of websites to encourage more people to put a tick against Tenerife or one of the other Canary Islands as the location for their next holiday.



Tenerife as a Summer Holiday Destination

Wed, June 26th, 2013 - By Andrea Montgomery
Tenerife as a Summer Holiday Destination

Northern European holidaymakers have always thought of them as winter sun destinations and yet, there are many reasons why summer is in fact a better time to visit. Here are four fantastic reasons why you should think about choosing to holiday on Tenerife in summer:



Storms Batter the Canary Islands

Mon, March 4th, 2013 - By Andrea Montgomery
Storms Batter the Canary Islands

On Tenerife the worst of the storm hit late on Sunday afternoon when high winds and heavy rain lashed the south, south west and eastern coasts and trapping hundreds of passengers on board a Fred Olsen ferry which had left Los Cristianos at 2pm to travel to La Palma for an excruciating 10 hours – a journey which normally takes two and a half hours



What’s the Time Difference Between Britain and Tenerife?

Wed, October 24th, 2012 - By Jack Montgomery
What’s the Time Difference Between Britain and Tenerife?

Ask that question in a bar populated by bureaucracy battered ex-pats and the answer could be anything from between 10 and 30 years.
Whilst many a true word is spoken in jest, the true answer is there is no time difference between Britain and Tenerife.



When the Rain Comes to Tenerife

Wed, October 3rd, 2012 - By Jack Montgomery
When the Rain Comes to Tenerife

Rain, it’s a funny old thing. In many parts of the world, rain is greeted with joy; a cause for celebration. In Britain, it seems to be always on the horizon whatever the season, literally putting a dampener on barbecues, camping trips, weddings and any other outdoor activity.



Hot Summer Nights on Tenerife

Mon, August 27th, 2012 - By Linda
Hot Summer Nights on Tenerife

It may seem odd to talk about summer in the Canary Islands, where our temperatures are so even throughout the year. We eat outdoors year round, but it’s summer when life moves onto the streets.



Sometimes the Weather is Too Hot on Tenerife

Mon, June 25th, 2012 - By Jack Montgomery
Sometimes the Weather is Too Hot on Tenerife

To a sun-starved Brit due to arrive on Tenerife’s steamy shores, news they are flying into a heatwave might sound like the weather gods have answered their prayers. This was the sentiments on Tripadvisor this week when excited holidaymakers learned of sky high temperatures.