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 […]

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… […]

About Tenerife

Boots and and big jackets on Tenerife

November 2, 2017 Jack 0

We’ve got masses of walking gear, but most of it was bought for hiking in the Canaries where, even in the coolest weather, a light fleece under a light rain jacket is far too hot for me. […]

Food & Drink

A taste of honey on Tenerife

October 5, 2017 Jack 5

Before we moved to Tenerife I could take or leave honey. Now a jar of local, golden (or otherwise) goodness is one of the things I seek out when I travel anywhere. […]