Category Archives: Living on Tenerife

Life in General on the Island

Another day, another Carnival

The Carnival in Santa Cruz may be over but here in Los Cristianos we have only just begun. This year Carnival is dedicated to Pirates, corsairs and buccaneers. Visitors should not be surprised to find hidden treasures as well as … Continue reading

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Tasty Pinchitos

Lots of holiday makers ask where they can find good tapas while on holiday in Tenerife. The truth is tapas are actually Spanish and not Canarian. In Tenerife a small portion or bite of food that is served as an … Continue reading

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The World in Black and White

A while ago on facebook there was the task of adding a black and white photo each day for seven days. I didn’t take part as I thought, I don’t have the type of camera that can do that, I … Continue reading

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South Tenerife: more than just tourism

The livelihood of the Islands is like a pendulum, at one time we were dependent on wine, then cochineal and now it is predominantly tourism. The area between Granadilla and Santiago del Teide is one of the most important tourist … Continue reading

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Fancy Dressing Up?

To bare or not to bare, that is the question… and it comes up a lot at this time of year. Do you wear fancy dress for carnival or not. The answer depends on several things. Who, Where and What. … Continue reading

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