About Tenerife

Boots and and big jackets on Tenerife

November 2, 2017 Jack 0

We’ve got masses of walking gear, but most of it was bought for hiking in the Canaries where, even in the coolest weather, a light fleece under a light rain jacket is far too hot for me. […]

About Tenerife

Tenerife is rubbish

November 1, 2017 Jack 4

A couple of weeks ago there was a damning report in the Spanish press about the state of Mesa Mota zona recreativo (picnic area) in La Laguna after a group of students left the area like a disaster area following a Saturday night al fresco party. […]

The Views

The sunset scene on Tenerife

October 26, 2017 Jack 0

Sunset in Santa Cruz in the east of the island is generally a bit of a damp squib, it just gets dark. Further south west or north west, is where you want to be to bask in the last exuberant glows before the golden orb slips below the surface of the sea […]

Food & Drink

A taste of honey on Tenerife

October 5, 2017 Jack 3

Before we moved to Tenerife I could take or leave honey. Now a jar of local, golden (or otherwise) goodness is one of the things I seek out when I travel anywhere. […]