About Tenerife

Los Realejos, in the shadows of the Orotava Valley

February 19, 2019 Jack 1

Los Realejos straggles its way up the Orotava Valley, the two mini centres of Realejo Alto and Realejo Bajo connected by steep streets which deter all but those with a curiosity to find out ‘what might lie along this road’. […]

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. […]

Taganana
Days out

Taganana

March 20, 2013 Andy 0

Taganana is one of Tenerife’s true hidden delights and taking an hour or so out to enjoy a coffee or a traditional Canarian lunch in the presence of all that simple beauty is a tonic for the soul. […]