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Restaurant Choices in La Caleta

Restaurant Choices in La Caleta

It’s four years now since I wrote a post about the foodie heaven which is La Caleta in Costa Adeje. It’s still a favourite, despite the drive back to El Médano limiting my wine intake. Since I last wrote, it’s become even better, with several new restaurants opening, or older ones changing hands.     […]

Volcanoes Explained In Santiago Del Teide Visitor Centre

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?

Tenerife’s Illusive Mouflon

Tenerife’s Illusive Mouflon

So illusive are these island inhabitants that I had to travel half way across Europe to see one...

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

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

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!

Sayeah Live Music Bar in Los Cristianos For Those About To Rock

Sayeah Live Music Bar in Los Cristianos For Those About To Rock

Some people's idea of rock can be very middle of the road (or autopista as we're in Tenerife) but a Gary Moore inspired guitar riff was a reassuring welcome to the Sayeah Music Bar in Los Cristianos.

Tenerife Resorts That Don’t Have a Decent Sandy Beach

Tenerife Resorts That Don’t Have a Decent Sandy Beach

If a long sweeping sandy beach is one of your top priorities when choosing a holiday, these are the places to steer clear of to avoid having dreams of bumming it on the beach dashed against an uncomfortably rocky/pebbly coastline.

Review of Barracuda Barra y Mantel, A Treat for Eyes as Well as Palate

Review of Barracuda Barra y Mantel, A Treat for Eyes as Well as Palate

This fairly new restaurant (it opened February 2015), enjoys a position overlooking Costa Adeje providing a befitting backdrop to a memorable meal. The vista from the terrace melted from the golden light of pre-sunset, to crimson sky.

Midsummer, a Time for Beach Parties and Bonfires on Tenerife

Midsummer, a Time for Beach Parties and Bonfires on Tenerife

Like most places, Midsummer celebrations on Tenerife have their roots in pagan rituals with Christian worship mixed in for good measure.

A Grand Day Out From South Tenerife, Classic Sights

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.