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Cultural differences can explain why some restaurants get great reviews from locals but not from visitors and vice versa. With this in mind here are ten tips to eating in traditional restaurants on Tenerife.
With sunbathing temperatures across the island it can sometimes difficult to remember it is actually the festive season on Tenerife.
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…
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 in line to see it. This is the body of Sister María de Jesús de León y Delgado. Not the […]
September is the month of almost perfect weather (usually) on Tenerife when the sun is hot but not too hot and visibility is as sharp as a razor blade…
Earlier in the year we stopped at a café in Candelaria with my mum. Depositing our bags by our feet brought the waitress running across to scoop them up…
The Real Tenerife Guidebook – in Print & on Kindle
For visitors to Tenerife who want to experience the best of Tenerife:- The 'Real' Tenerife guide to Tenerife's resorts, towns and villages is written with insight and passion by travel writers who have spent years treading the streets of every town and village, trekking along goat trails in the mountains and revelling at fiestas until dawn... [Find Out More]
Walk this Way – Tenerife
More than just a collection of the best walking routes for the island, Walk This Way Tenerife is a complete guide to self-guided walking on Tenerife. Available from Amazon. [Find out more]