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Special Feature: Catering to Different Tastes on Tenerife
Whatever you think about Tripadvisor, it’s a good resource for checking out restaurants in any destination you’re considering visiting... [Read More]
The Views: A Year in Pictures on Tenerife
At the end of the year it’s quite interesting for us to look back at some of the things we’ve seen and where we’ve been on Tenerife over the previous twelve months... [Read More]
Local Flavours: Sweet with Cheese – Membrillo
It took us quite some time to figure out what the block of brown jelly next to the cheeses in the supermarket was… and even why there was jelly next to the cheese anyway... [Read More]
Life on Tenerife: On Safari in Tenerife
Being able to see dolphins and whales within a short distance from shore is a massive deal – the location might be part of Spain, but geographically this is really another type of African safari... [Read More]
Tenerife Talk: Our New Town Walk – La Orotava
We’re regular visitors to La Orotava. For one thing it’s only about a three minute drive from our home but more than that, it’s a town that takes a great deal of exploring... [Read More]
Restaurant Review: Something Special – Lucas Maes
There are some things we’re reluctant to share. Some places we want to keep to ourselves. Lucas Maes in La Orotava is one such place... [Read More]
Hotel Review: El Patio in Garachico
A handsome and historic, 16th century manor house set in splendid isolation amongst the banana plantations of Garachico’s coast. The perfect, de-stress getaway... [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 January
THE big event on Tenerife is the Cirque du Soleil extravaganza Quidam. Apart from that it's a bit low key with post Navidad blues and Carnaval looming on the horizon. However, there's loads of animal action towards the end of the month with all sorts of creatures coming out from who knows where to be blessed in the name of San Abad. If you don't want to miss out you'd better check out our best of January's fiestas & festivals listings... [Read More].
The Real Tenerife Guidebook – in Print & on 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, Puerto de la Cruz and La Orotava now available.
Real Tenerife Island Drives
People in over 30 countries have discovered the best of Tenerife by car with Real Tenerife Island Drives, scenic driving routes through the best of Tenerife's countryside. On sale in PDF and Kindle formats. [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