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Special Feature: The World of Canarian Cuisine
A friend visiting the Canary Islands for the first time told us about a meal she’d eaten in a traditional restaurant. She wasn’t impressed. The presentation was poor and the food basic... [Read More]
The Views: Urban Art in Puerto de la Cruz
The fishermen’s district has long been known for its diverse choice of quality restaurants, but recently it has taken on somewhat of a bohemian personality as well... [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: What’s in the Kitchen Cupboards?
When you move to Tenerife from the UK lot’s of things change, obviously. I’m always reminded of this when I go to the hairdresser... [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: Restaurant at Hotel Rural Victoria
To start, roasted goat’s cheese with rocket salad, mojo verde (Canarian green sauce, coriander on this occasion) and pineapple chutney followed by Cajun salmon in a vermouth sauce... [Read More]
Tenerife Talk: The Tenerife That’s Stuck in 1980
“Tenerife is on its backside” The comment surprised me, especially as I’d just read a press release informing me the island had welcomed a record number of visitors... [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 November
Earth, Wind & Fire are the big international names on Tenerife this month, although anyone under the age of 50 will probably think 'who?' Much more attractive in our eyes is the new wine hitting the streets, chestnuts roasting on braziers and an absolute overdose of tapas routes. If you don't want to miss out you'd better check out our best of November's fiestas & festivals listings... [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