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Brits just love Tenerife

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

The British love affair with the island of Tenerife continues unabated.

Round about two million Britons fly to this “island of eternal spring” every year, most of them in pursuit of summer sun or winter warmth in the playgrounds of the south, though increasing numbers are discovering the quieter side of the island in the greener north.

Tourism is the mainstay of the economy here in Tenerife, attracting over five million mostly European visitors every year.

Adeje Tenerife
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Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Weather

Canarian Potatoes: recipe for wrinkly potatoes

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Canarian Potatoes – How to make them?

Culinary skills on the island of Tenerife stand comparison with anywhere in the world.

Thanks to the history of tenerife and the canary islands. An eclectic collection of dishes now claim a place on the menus of Tenerife’s diverse restaurant, because centuries of influences stirred into the mix by the island’s location along the busy trade routes down the coast of Africa.

However, there is one speciality certain to be found in … Read the rest

Posted by Mary
Categories: About Tenerife, Culture, History

Why Tenerife

Monday, October 29th, 2012

A tourist destination for any season or month of the year, Tenerife is an extremely popular paradise island destination, especially for British and German travellers. Every year, thousands of visitors throng to this charming place, drawn not only by its spectacular natural beauty but also by the thriving nightlife. Apart from being renowned for the best bitters on tap, Tenerife also promises a variety of scenery ranging from lush tropical forests to amazingly beautiful beaches.

Tenerife became a worldwide destination … Read the rest

Posted by Laura
Categories: About Tenerife

insider tip – where to eat typical canarian dishes?

Friday, January 13th, 2012

On Tenerife you can find lots of restaurants, taverns and so called “Guachinches” distributed all over the isle. The Guachinche restaurants are typical for the canary isles and here you are served typical canarian dishes and specialties from the region.

The ambience in the guachinche is something really special. Normally those kinds of restaurants are established in garages or old canarian houses. It happened often to me that I wanted to visit a guachinche and didn’t have any idea … Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Photo-Blog, Restaurants

Traditional canarian cuisine and beautiful landscapes

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Lunar Landscape Tenerife - Paisaje LunarTenerife is a paradise of nature, spoiled by a various landscape like the Lunar Landscape “paesaje lunar” (see right photo) and a rich animal and plant world.

The island of tenerife is also one of the most popular destinations in Europe and primarily for it’s pleasant climate and spectacular landscape.

One can watch dolphins and whales on the Ocean between the two islands Tenerife and La Gomera, neighbouring island.

The Loro Parque, a wonderful zoo in Puerto Read the rest

Posted by Eddy
Categories: About Tenerife, Excursions, Nature, Restaurants
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