Sunset from Mount Teide

The British Guild of Travel Writers on Tenerife

January 27, 2016 Andy 5

Whatever the monetary value of the publicity this BGTW trip will bring in return for the investment made, 86 hugely influential individuals left this island yesterday with images that stretch far beyond sun, sea and sangria… […]

Tenerife Talk

Pretty Fishing Villages on Tenerife

January 26, 2016 Jack 2

Can you name a pretty fishing village/town on Tenerife? I can’t think of a single one. Not pretty in the way Greek fishing villages are drop dead gorgeous with quaint harbours filled with turquoise water […]

About Tenerife

Tenerife Has Been Invaded by Cat Tails

January 19, 2016 Jack 2

The landscape in parts of Tenerife is covered in seas of rabo de gato (cat’s tails) this year. Whether it’s because of the lack of rain combined with the unseasonably hot weather we’ve been having on Tenerife or… […]

Days out

10 Scenes of Teide National Park

January 13, 2016 Jack 0

The mountain dominates Teide National Park. It dominates much of Tenerife, in fact it dominates the Canary Islands. The scene which brings people to a halt on islands like La Gomera and Gran Canaria is as likely to be Tenerife’s Mount Teide… […]

Food & Drink

A Guide to Going Vegetarian in Puerto de la Cruz

January 5, 2016 Jack 0

Whilst there are still some locations in the Canary Islands where vegetarians struggle for choice – ‘you can always eat an omelette’ doesn’t count as choice – Puerto de la Cruz in the north of Tenerife isn’t one of them. […]