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Special Feature: Eating in a Guachinche
About 500 metres after taking to the valley’s back roads we struck guachinche gold. A sign pointed to a bland looking house where an open garage door revealed a handful of tables... [Read More]
The Views: Risco Bello Gardens
Paths descend through various levels, as lush as a lost world. Its wild and quasi-jungle style might not suit people who prefer their gardens more manicured... [Read More]
Local Flavours: Churros de Pescado
Small white fish fillets are marinaded in garlic, lemon and parsley before being coated in batter flavoured with saffron, more garlic, herbs and cerveza... [Read More]
Life on Tenerife: Breaking Your Heart in Tejina
All around me people are hurling insults at each other. The crowd sways this way and that… and I’m stuck in the middle. If I was anywhere else I’d be concerned... [Read More]
Tenerife After Dark: 10 Scenes at Night
After dark in Tenerife’s towns and cities is a very different scene than during daylight hours. Even the island’s cities feel small and intimate thanks to... [Read More]
Restaurant Review: Funky Burgers at Blanco Burger Bar
First impressions were that Blanco Burger was certainly attractive with quality decor – all primary colours with a clean and pleasing-on-the-eye design... [Read More]
Tenerife Talk: The Tricky Tenerife Weather
For centuries the Canary Islands have had the reputation of enjoying an almost perfect climate. The Canary Islands – not a corner of Tenerife... [Read More]
Now out in Paperback: Why The Real Tenerife Guidebook is Different
The Real Tenerife is full of unique information that comes from first hand experience of living, working and playing amongst the Canarios combined with hours of research in tiny town libraries... [Read More]
Top Tenerife Fiestas & Festivals in September
Stephen Hawking, Brian May, Rick Wakeman, tapas routes, ballet, jazz, DJ fests, month long fiestas and the wine harvest, it's like they're trying to pack everything into September. Phew! If you don't want to miss out you'd better check out our best of September's events... [Read More].
The Real Tenerife Guidebook – in paperback & Kindle
For visitors to Tenerife who want to experience the best of Tenerife:- The 'Real' Tenerife guide to Tenerife's resorts, towns and villages is written with insight and passion by travel writers who have spent years treading the streets of every town and village, trekking along goat trails in the mountains and revelling at fiestas until dawn... [Find Out More]
Real Tenerife Island Drives on Kindle – UK Version
What Makes The Real Tenerife Different?
We’ve watched sunrise from the summit of Mount Teide and bathed in midsummer waters at midnight; belted out This Sex is on Fire in bars in Las Américas and cried to Ave Maria at fishermen’s fiestas; downed mojitos in Cuban bars and shared vino del pais with caballeros in the mountains; slept in palatial hotels and under canvas in the pine forest; cross-dressed at carnaval and been spellbound at silent, religious parades; trekked to remote hamlets and followed tapas trails galore.
Real Tenerife Knowledge Comes from Experience.
Town & City Walking Routes
Tenerife has some fascinating towns, yet many visitors miss out on the best bits of them. But not those who have our Town & City Guides. With routes to our favourite sights, museums, galleries, parks, plazas, restaurants and more, these guides are your key to Tenerife towns & Cities. Routes for Santa Cruz and Puerto de la Cruz now available.
Real Tenerife Island Drives
People in over 30 countries have discovered the best of Tenerife by car with our glove compartment friendly glossy guidebook Real Tenerife Island Drives. On sale in book and PDF format. [More Information...]
Real Tenerife Island Walks
Discover verdant valleys, plunging ravines, sweeping forests, remote corners, tiny hamlets and vistas galore with our series of detailed walking routes, Island walks . On sale in handy PDF format. [More Information...]
Real Tenerife Island Drives on Kindle – US Version