About Tenerife

The Berbers & the Guanches on Tenerife

October 5, 2011 Jack 0

The sun didn’t so much as gently kiss my face as ravage it like an over zealous lover and my thigh muscles were bitching at me for neglecting them for weeks before masochistically subjecting them to… […]

About Tenerife

Eating in Tenerife, Going Native in a Guachinche

August 25, 2011 Jack 8

Guachinches are rough ‘n’ ready makeshift restaurants that are often set up in someone’s garage, but they can pretty much turn up anywhere – in the middle of banana plantations, in someone’s courtyard, in gardens. […]

About Tenerife

Ten Fascinating Facts About Tenerife’s History

August 16, 2011 Jack 2

Much of Tenerife’s history is the stuff of adventure stories – legends, pirates, epic battles between primitives and a European army, adventurers, sea battles, eruptions, plagues, floods, hurricanes, beautiful princesses, gallant soldiers, explorers, Nelson, Drake, love, betrayal and bravery. […]