Tapas from Sirimiri, Puerto de la Cruz
Food & Drink

Puerto de la Cruz Ruta de Tapas

January 22, 2014 Andy 6

Late yesterday afternoon we gave ourselves an early work finish and headed down into town to check out what was on offer in the Puerto de la Cruz Ruta de Tapa… […]

Food & Drink

The Price of Tenerife Wine

January 17, 2014 Andy 3

‘Canary’ wine has enjoyed something of a renaissance over the last 15 years and today has found its way onto the prize winners’ platforms of international awards and onto the tables of wine connoisseurs worldwide. […]

Chef Yolanda León Garcia, Hotel Mencey, Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Food & Drink

Dinner With Michelin Star Chef Yolanda León

November 13, 2013 Andy 3

The invitation says eight o’clock, so why are we alone, surrounded by empty tables set for dinner and staring at a pristine, show cooking kitchen? As we check the invitation for the fourth time in […]

Taganana
Days out

Taganana

March 20, 2013 Andy 0

Taganana is one of Tenerife’s true hidden delights and taking an hour or so out to enjoy a coffee or a traditional Canarian lunch in the presence of all that simple beauty is a tonic for the soul. […]

Taganana
About Tenerife

A Peek Into The Past In Tenerife’s Anaga Mountains

March 11, 2013 Andy 0

Spanning two climate zones, the Anaga Mountains spread across the hot, arid and windy eastern side of San Andrés and the island’s capital city of Santa Cruz, to the rain forest strewn north western face of the island where ancient laurel forests pre-date the ice age. […]

Mount Teide, Tenerife
Beaches

The Week Big Brother Came to The Real Tenerife

January 2, 2013 Andy 3

When we decided to buy my big brother, John, a plane ticket to Tenerife for his birthday this year, it was with some trepidation that we ever thought we would actually see him at the arrivals hall of Tenerife South airport […]

Music

Delta Saints Play Santa Blues, Tenerife 2012

August 8, 2012 Andy 0

You know when you’ve been Delta Saint’d; your hand keeps reaching for the same CD from the rack, your mouse finger hovers over the play button on their download and your iPhone has them on every playlist. […]

Food & Drink

Tenerife Restaurant Review, El Duende in Puerto de la Cruz

June 30, 2012 Andy 2

El Duende is a Prince in pauper’s clothing; a foodie’s paradise in which Chef Jesús Gonzalez prepares imaginative and exquisite dishes for those whose palates and purses appreciate the best of ingredients prepared and presented with skill, love and creativity. […]