About Tenerife

The charmless historic town of La Orotava

March 4, 2018 Jack 2

The latest Tenerife location to suffer the Tripadvisor ‘not quite accurate’ treatment is La Orotava in the north of the island. A thread titled ‘Polluted streets & impossible parking’ drew me in because, well, it’s not exactly the way I’d describe La Orotava. […]

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… […]


Tenerife Town & City Guides

January 3, 2018 Andy 3

We decided to write a guide so that others didn’t do what we had done, waste inordinate hours wandering the less interesting parts of the town hoping to discover something good along the way… […]


A Saturday Night Out in La Orotava

August 10, 2015 Jack 1

Although known for its historic old town, the bar scene in La Orotava is a modern and quite interesting one that we really need to explore more. The main scene is… […]

Days out

Town Walking In La Orotava

January 13, 2015 Andy 0

La Orotava is a town that takes a great deal of exploring, and we often discover new tapas bars or shops or places we haven’t been, and this time was no exception… […]