Category Archives: Living on Tenerife

Life in General on the Island

Finca El Malpaís

In the Canary Islands the land, which predominantly consists of stony volcanic lava, is known as malpaís, meaning literally bad land. It is a local word, that has its origin in the French “mauvais pays” a description given by the … Continue reading

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Day Trip to La Gomera

I’ve been asked numerous times about La Gomera, but despite being able to see its impressive silhouette from my patio, I have only ever been once. I can´t give any specific information other than what I gleaned on a day … Continue reading

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Do not forget your EHIC

Your holidays are booked and you are looking forward to the adventure, but what if you suddenly need medical help. Don’t forget as an EU citizen, (at least for the time being) if you unexpectedly fall ill during a temporary … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Too Much Sun

When Christine said those people currently going around in brown leather jackets are in real danger, I didn’t immediately grasp what she was talking about. You should write a blog and warn them she said. Then the penny dropped. Getting … Continue reading

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Nature and Beauty in Tenerife

Tenerife is rich in beautiful landscapes that can astound you and transport you through time and space. Today I want to share some images of different areas in the north of Tenerife from Anaga Atrapiés, a team of local explorers … Continue reading

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