About Tenerife

Perceptions of summer on Tenerife

July 4, 2018 Jack 3

The Midsummer’s Eve San Juan beach parties on Tenerife act as the green light for summer to start in earnest. From that point there’s a noticeable change in atmosphere. […]

About Tenerife

Why people write about Tenerife

June 10, 2018 Jack 0

A short time after moving to Tenerife in 2003, a case of mistaken identity indirectly led to us being commissioned to write for a local magazine. Some people mistook me for the Irish Ambassador to Tenerife at a wine awards ceremony […]

Food & Drink

A taste of Tenerife, the Canarian black pig

May 28, 2018 Jack 0

Although a mainstay of islanders’ diets for centuries, Canarian cochino negro herds diminished over the years until a renaissance in Canarian gastronomy during the last decade brought old traditions and farming methods back into vogue. […]