A review on our Walk this Way Tenerife guidebook questioned our claim that Tenerife was still not known as a walking destination. When we initially wrote the book, despite there being plenty of other walking [...]
Fountains on Tenerife come in all shapes and sizes; they don’t have to be big to impress, they just have to have something which makes them stand out from the crowd. For me that has to involve a certain amount of individuality. […]
Few hotels seem to be able to recreate that warm and fuzzy feeling that envelopes punters in ‘real’ bars. However, there are some hotel bars on Tenerife which buck the bland trend and come close to creating a buzzing bar vibe. […]
In theory it should be relatively easy on Tenerife to find one of the magical works of art constructed by resident Italian artist Luigi Stinga. His eye-catching creations are impossible to miss, dominating whatever landscape [...]
It was our friend Jo who first mentioned the word ‘bruma’ to us, long before we moved to Tenerife. We were visiting her on La Gomera, sitting on her terrace on the edge of the Garajonay National Park in the sun, drinking beer and marvelling at views… […]
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.
Top Tenerife Fiestas & Festivals in September
From parading fishermen in Los Cristianos to festivals around the grape harvest in the north, there's the usual wide variety of fiestas and events taking place this month. For more information see our [Real Tenerife Fiesta Guide] and the Real Tenerife facebook page for news and information on the best events taking place on Tenerife [Real Tenerife on facebook]