About Tenerife

Los Realejos, in the shadows of the Orotava Valley

February 19, 2019 Jack 1

Los Realejos straggles its way up the Orotava Valley, the two mini centres of Realejo Alto and Realejo Bajo connected by steep streets which deter all but those with a curiosity to find out ‘what might lie along this road’. […]

Hotels

Picking at the good and bad of hotel buffets on Tenerife

January 21, 2019 Jack 3

We’ve lost count of the number of hotel buffets we’ve tried on Tenerife. The okay ones melt into one inoffensive blur, difficult to distinguish one from another. However, the really good ones stand out… as do ones which had me struggling to choose anything which looked remotely appetising. […]

About Tenerife

Our pick of local red wines on Tenerife

November 18, 2018 Jack 1

There are over seventy official bodegas on Tenerife and any number of small producers – it’s wine growing country as anyone who’s explore the old roads through northern hills should have spotted. […]

About Tenerife

Comparing questions about Tenerife on Tripadvisor

November 5, 2018 Jack 0

Every so often we like taking a look at Tenerife’s Tripadvisor forum to compare the answers given to some questions we find interesting (ones that aren’t just standard resort queries) with the answers we would give. […]

About Tenerife

What it means to get high on Tenerife

October 19, 2018 Jack 6

Just over a decade ago I set up a Tripadvisor account for one specific reason. I was tired of the amount of misinformation about Tenerife being posted on the travel site, especially in relation to […]