Baño de las Cabras, Tenerife
Guidebooks

The Real Tenerife Gets a Makeover

July 27, 2021 Andy 0

We’ve included new information on Tenerife’s unique culinary scene, from its ancient heritage potatoes, prized cochino negro and distinctive mojos to authentic guachinches, providing arguably the most comprehensive guide to Tenerife’s food and drink available in the English language … […]

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. […]

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 […]

About Tenerife

A Colonial Moment in Tenerife

September 16, 2014 Jack 2

It’s nearly midnight on a sultry September evening and although I’m in short sleeves, there are pearls of sweat on my forehead. The bottle of red wine in front… […]

Fiestas

Goats, Goats Everywhere at San Antonio Abad 2012

January 30, 2012 Andy 2

Attending the ganadera (a cross between an agricultural show and an animal pilgrimage) at La Matanza in the hills above Puerto de la Cruz on Tenerife’s northern coast has been an annual outing for the past five years. […]