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Dinosaurs Invade Tenerife At Expo Jurasico

Dinosaurs Invade Tenerife At Expo Jurasico

With one victim clamped to the ground with its claw and another about to become dinner between its gaping jaws, the Baryonyx looked a mean sight at the Expo Jurasico in Costa Adeje’s Magma Centre...

The Places In Between: Costa Adeje to Santiago del Teide

The Places In Between: Costa Adeje to Santiago del Teide

During daylight hours a stillness hangs over all, so you can stroll around the narrow streets, at least one of which is only just wide enough for a car to pass through, and nod in greeting to the good old guys gathered to play dominoes outside the bar...

The British Sausage is not just Flavour of the Week in Tenerife

The British Sausage is not just Flavour of the Week in Tenerife

Don’t underestimate them, don’t dismiss them as all one flavour, and above all don’t prick them. It’s not just British holiday makers that are sizzling in Tenerife. Just ahead of British Sausage Week (2nd to 8th November) I visited the British Sausage & Burger Company in Adeje to learn how the good old banger has […]

A Closer Look at Hotel Sandos San Blas Nature Reserve

A Closer Look at Hotel Sandos San Blas Nature Reserve

The Sandos San Blas Nature Reserve has a quite unique personality. The appearance is part colonial, part Mexican hacienda; its rooms and pools flowing down the hill towards the coast. It's a design I really like. It looks and feels like the five star hotel it is, yet prices make it more accessible to a wider range of people.

Halloween Pumpkins on Tenerife

Halloween Pumpkins on Tenerife

Whilst the cold, dark nights and plunging temperatures of the UK are a far cry from the slightly cooler evenings and going dark by seven(ish) of Tenerife, the spirit of Halloween is alive and well, and the humble pumpkin takes centre stage...

Finding WiFi in El Médano

Finding WiFi in El Médano

Although the town's atmosphere is most definitely laid back, when it comes to modern technology, Rl Médano's trendy bars have free and dependable WiFi...

How to Celebrate National Honey Week on Tenerife

How to Celebrate National Honey Week on Tenerife

Eagle-eyed readers might point out the 25 to 31 October is National Honey week in Britain and not Tenerife, so it's not relevant to celebrate it on the island. That's true, but honey is quite a big thing on Tenerife so why not celebrate the food of the gods here?

Tenerife Ghost Stories for Halloween

Tenerife Ghost Stories for Halloween

Clocks are set to go back bringing darker nights and the spirit of Halloween to our doors. What better time to cosy up around the pumpkin and tell ghost stories?

The Real Titans of Tenerife

The Real Titans of Tenerife

This race is the cream of the crop of endurance sports Tenerife offers. What prompts anyone to punish their body, running from one side of the island to the other, with an altitude gain of 6,411 metres?

Circo On Ice Thrills The Families

Circo On Ice Thrills The Families

There’s no language barrier at Circo On Ice, a strident sound track provided a fast beat for the stars, and the visual humour of the ringmaster and his apprentice delighted the children, especially when they went among the crowd. ..