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I was baffled after reading reports about plans to destroy an historic wall in Puerto de la Cruz and the outrage they had caused…
On 20 April 1657, during the Anglo-Spanish war, Admiral Robert Blake launched an attack on the Spanish fleet in Santa Cruz harbour…
Spanning two climate zones, the Anaga Mountains spread across the hot, arid and windy eastern side of San Andrés and the island’s capital city of Santa Cruz, to the rain forest strewn north western face of the island where ancient laurel forests pre-date the ice age.
I love TEA and what it stands for. The slate grey building defies convention; its angular lines and quasi-industrial design should be awkward and ungainly…
One of the things that many people might not know about Tenerife is that General Franco plotted to overthrow the Spanish Republican Government from here, leading to the start of the Spanish Civil War.
Visitors who don’t posess a good guide to Santa Cruz and who stick to the port area are probably unlikely to accidentally stumble on Plaza de los Patos as it’s tucked away in the streets inland from Plaza España.
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…
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]