La Laguna, Tenerife
About Tenerife

The A to Z of Tenerife Part 2, N to Z

May 14, 2020 Jack 0

In our A to Z of Tenerife Part 1 we included a diverse range of things we like and find interesting about Tenerife, from a leper village to its colourful, and sometimes spicy, sauces. Part 2, N to Z includes a famous English admiral, an other-worldly flower, and the Canarian gastronomic speciality that everyone loves. […]

About Tenerife

The A to Z of Tenerife, Part 1

April 28, 2020 Jack 0

A couple of years ago A to Zs of travel destinations were all the rage so, even though I liked the idea, we kept away from doing one for Tenerife as, well, everybody seemed to be doing them. […]

About Tenerife

Tenerife is rubbish

November 1, 2017 Jack 4

A couple of weeks ago there was a damning report in the Spanish press about the state of Mesa Mota zona recreativo (picnic area) in La Laguna after a group of students left the area like a disaster area following a Saturday night al fresco party. […]

Culture

Sun and sea but not sangria on Tenerife

March 27, 2017 madmin 0

“Soy canario, no soy español.” “I’m Canarian, I’m not Spanish.” It’s something we’ve been proudly told countless times over the years in the Canary Islands. When the person saying it has referred to me as […]

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The Gofio Mill and the Energy Bar

July 21, 2015 Jack 0

Gofio is one of those strange ingredients every Tinerfeño grows up with, yet many of the millions of visitors who pass through Tenerife are totally unaware of its existence. […]