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The changing faces of Anaga on Tenerife

July 29, 2019 Jack 0

Since we first set sight on Anaga we’ve walked many, many paths in various countries and still it takes our breath away. The combination of ingredients you find there makes it a difficult vista to match […]

Hotels

Picking at the good and bad of hotel buffets on Tenerife

January 21, 2019 Jack 5

We’ve lost count of the number of hotel buffets we’ve tried on Tenerife. The okay ones melt into one inoffensive blur, difficult to distinguish one from another. However, the really good ones stand out… as do ones which had me struggling to choose anything which looked remotely appetising. […]

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What it means to get high on Tenerife

October 19, 2018 Jack 6

Just over a decade ago I set up a Tripadvisor account for one specific reason. I was tired of the amount of misinformation about Tenerife being posted on the travel site, especially in relation to […]

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Perceptions of summer on Tenerife

July 4, 2018 Jack 3

The Midsummer’s Eve San Juan beach parties on Tenerife act as the green light for summer to start in earnest. From that point there’s a noticeable change in atmosphere. […]

Food & Drink

A taste of Tenerife, the Canarian black pig

May 28, 2018 Jack 0

Although a mainstay of islanders’ diets for centuries, Canarian cochino negro herds diminished over the years until a renaissance in Canarian gastronomy during the last decade brought old traditions and farming methods back into vogue. […]

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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. […]