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A Tenerife blog with information on how to get the most out of the island.

Therapeutic Tenerife – Just The Ticket

Puerto de la Cruz

  It’s cold outside. It’s snowing and the sky looks like it’s been painted grey. Heavy coats filled with people move about the city streets where even the light feels cold. You’re feeling a little down, like you need a boost of energy, of excitement, like you need a change… …

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Top 5 Tenerife Souvenirs

Tenerife Coastline

  Key chains, shots glasses and “I Heart Tenerife” T-shirts can always provide a quick souvenir fix, but unfortunately they can also be a clear indicator that you’ve most likely done your souvenir shopping the very last minute, or worse – in the airport. Therefore, if you’re looking to bring something home …

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24 hours of Food and Fun in Santa Cruz

Plaza de Espana Santa Cruz

Tenerife is, without doubt, one of the top destinations for all year round visitors, and many of them end up in the capital, Santa Cruz. The year round sunshine and a city filled with cosmopolitan shopping, museums, beaches and attractions are too much for most to resist. In this post, …

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Walk the walk – Masca

  There must be nothing worse than to get old and say you regret not having done something. That is how I felt as I reached my 65th birthday and after hearing such wonderful stories of walking down the Masca Gorge I thought, I can do that! Well I have …

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Hidden Jewels of Tenerife

  The olive skinned man sitting with me puts down his glass of wine and gestures towards the ocean just a few yards away where huge foam crested waves break against a jagged row of rocks.   He is the owner of the place we are now sitting, Casa Africa, …

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A Winter Wonderland in Tenerife

  If you’re looking for a different kind of winter wonderland this year then Tenerife has a huge amount to offer. Whilst snowfalls and sleigh bells might be traditional winter fare, they also mean dark days, damp, slippery roads and unforgiving temperatures, which can all bring a rather unfestive feel …

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El Médano – A Wind Surfer’s Paradise

  Situated near Tenerife’s largest natural beaches, the small picturesque town of El Médano is an enchanted spot for day trippers, beach goers and water-sport devotees alike. Noted for its unassuming beauty, bohemian charm and wind as hearty as the town’s nightlife, El Médano is considered one of the best …

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Tenerife – The Island of Fireworks

  There are so many locations around the world that are associated with spectacular fireworks displays, London, Sydney and New York all spring to mind when we think of fireworks. Somewhere you probably didn’t think of however is Tenerife. The largest island in the Canaries, Tenerife doesn’t just celebrate the …

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