About Tenerife

What is bruma in Tenerife and the Canary Islands?

June 13, 2017 Jack 0

It was our friend Jo who first mentioned the word ‘bruma’ to us, long before we moved to Tenerife. We were visiting her on La Gomera, sitting on her terrace on the edge of the Garajonay National Park in the sun, drinking beer and marvelling at views… […]

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The basics of business on Tenerife

February 12, 2017 Jack 3

“Why did they think that was going to work?” It’s a question we ask sometimes when we see a new venture where the venture isn’t in the slightest bit new at all. In our first summer […]

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The changing face of Puerto de la Cruz

February 6, 2017 Jack 3

Puerto de la Cruz is a three star town. The streets are dirty. The gardens are uncared for. And in ‘Puerto de la Cruz, parte de ti’ (part of you) it has a promotional slogan […]

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Looking at Tenerife online travel advice

November 1, 2016 Jack 3

There are a number of reasons why anyone accidentally gives wrong advice about Tenerife. Often it is because they haven’t experienced first hand the topic they’re advising about. […]

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Ten Highs and Lows of Living on Tenerife

October 20, 2016 Andy 2

For anyone thinking of making a new life for themselves in Tenerife, this is my personal top 10 list of the good and bad, based on our experiences trying to earn a living here… […]