About Tenerife

The charmless historic town of La Orotava

March 4, 2018 Jack 2

The latest Tenerife location to suffer the Tripadvisor ‘not quite accurate’ treatment is La Orotava in the north of the island. A thread titled ‘Polluted streets & impossible parking’ drew me in because, well, it’s not exactly the way I’d describe La Orotava. […]

Food & Drink

Comparing Tenerife restaurant reviews

February 26, 2018 Jack 0

Over a two week period recently we ate at a number of restaurants in various areas of Tenerife. Did our findings match English language reviews on Tripadvisor? Here are the results. […]

About Tenerife

Ten Tenerife views from a hill

February 14, 2018 Jack 2

The natural side of Tenerife on the other had can hold its own with any number of destinations. The diverse landscape means you get a wide range of contrasting views within a small geographical area. […]

Food & Drink

Trying Tenerife’s tasty degustación menus

January 20, 2018 Jack 0

Here’s how the conversation goes in our house when we’re planning a visit to any of our favourite restaurants where the cuisine is more of the imaginative kind. “I’m not having the degustación menu this […]

About Tenerife

Tenerife after the day-trippers have left

January 15, 2018 Jack 0

To get a real feel for any destination it helps to experience it at various times of the year as the weather and local living patterns change with the seasons. Even with its year-round good weather, this applies equally to Tenerife… […]