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 3

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. […]

About Tenerife

What is there to do in the real Tenerife?

July 25, 2017 Jack 1

We recently spent a few days at a family get together in Albufeira in the Algarve. There was a lot of alcohol consumed and many hours of laughing notched up. The extreme temperatures were such […]

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… […]