Category Archives: Living on Tenerife

Life in General on the Island

What is the weather like?

When people ask, what they think is a simple question, “what’s the weather like on Tenerife”? They don’t realise how complex that actually is. What they really want to know is if the old cliché about the differences between north … Continue reading

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Does Santa come to Tenerife?

I used to visit TripAdvisor daily but recently have abstained. I thought it would be hard going ‘cold turkey’ but it turned out just the opposite. While answers to basic questions can be good, I no longer feel frustrated at … Continue reading

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The Zen of Balancing Stones

In July last I was amazed at the amount of news coverage given to a stone circle that had been found at El Teide. According to the hiker who found it, the spiral was “planted” and while similar have been … Continue reading

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What happened at Hotel Europe

The 4 star Europe Hotel was inaugurated in April 1975. It was the second hotel to be built in Playa de las Américas, after Gran Tinerfe, in 1969. At two in the morning on April 5, 1990 part of the … Continue reading

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Taoro Park – Puerto de la Cruz

Taoro Park, one of the places in Puerto de la Cruz where you can breathe, and enjoy some of the best views in North Tenerife. Taoro Park was formerly called Mount Misery and covered about 25 acres. It is divided … Continue reading

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