Yellow Mountain is a great place to explore, if you climb up it there is a wonderful view out to sea, looking back inland and all over Costa del Silencio in the direction of Las Galletas. There is also a coastal path that leads [...]
Coastal walks along promenades are usually pleasantly easy strolls right? Not in the case of what is commonly known as the geranium walk which runs all the way from La Caleta in Costa Adeje to Los Cristianos in Arona.
Carnival signals the start of Lent when Catholics prepare for 46 days of fasting and prayer by using up all their dairy produce and meat and having one last, mad party to sustain them until after the sombre observances of Easter. In Britain that means pancakes; in Tenerife it means eight straight days of non-stop madness [...]
Las Teresitas is a golden, crescent shaped beach backed by gently wafting palm trees and the dramatic Anaga Mountains and bordering a turquoise lagoon. In short it's a tropical paradise.
Sometimes perceptions about the local cuisine in foreign climes can involve visions of odd looking critters that still have their eyeballs attached and whose tentacles sprawl across the plate unappealingly...
Whether it's fiestas, cultural events or seasonal displays, you can pretty much guarantee that there'll be something spectacular to see or do every month of the year on Tenerife. And for me, once the Three Kings have delivered their gifts, January is all about the almond blossom.
Show me a fence with a hole in it and I will press my beady eye up against it and have a good gawp. Sadly even after the official inauguration of the newly revamped Plaza de España in September 2010, gawping and squinting were the only ways to witness the work of architect Fernando Martín Menis for several months.
It's not that often that a tree becomes world famous or becomes recognised as a symbol of an island but an ancient dragon tree in Icod de los Vinos has done both. The “Drago Milenario” that stands proudly in its own little park in the Tenerife town of Icod is rumoured to be [...]
Twice in the last week we’ve driven up to La Orotava, Tenerife’s most aristocratic town, after dark and both times have been completely seduced by the town’s transformation when the sun goes down...
There's no such thing as a truly independent recommendation when it comes to which of Tenerife's resorts is right for you. Everyone has their prejudices, whether they admit it or not. And when it comes to being biased, I'm no different – but at least I'm up front about it and my credentials are good - I know all the resorts inside out. So here is my completely personal account of Tenerife's top 10 resorts for holidaymakers.