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… […]

Sal, Cape Verde

Island Hopping, Tenerife to Cape Verde

November 26, 2015 Andy 1

Here, we often see reference to the islanders’ own perception of their identity as being much more closely aligned to their African neighbours than to their Spanish sovereigns but in reality, the connection is far more South American than African. Not so Cape Verde… […]

About Tenerife

The Miraculous Sister María de Jesús

September 14, 2015 Andy 1

Lying in a sarcophagus in the Convento de Santa Catalina in La Laguna is the 284 year old body of a nun, and one day a year on the 15th February, thousands of people wait […]

Days out

Town Walking In La Orotava

January 13, 2015 Andy 0

La Orotava is a town that takes a great deal of exploring, and we often discover new tapas bars or shops or places we haven’t been, and this time was no exception… […]