Category Archives: Living on Tenerife

Life in General on the Island

Something a Little Different in Arafo

For a nice surprise, head along the TF1 towards Santa Cruz and take the Arafo exit, number 20. Just 1km from the junction, and located on the corner of the TF281, in the middle of nowhere, you will find the … Continue reading

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Public Holidays in the Canary Islands 2017

The following is a list of public holidays for 2017 that has been approved by the Canarian government. – 6 January (Epiphany) – 2 February (Our Lady of Candelaria – Tenerife’s patron saint) – 13 April (Holy Thursday) – 14 April (Good … Continue reading

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Titsa bus information including Holiday Period

On TripAdvisor, there are numerous questions each day about the buses. I try to answer as best I can despite never having used a bus, but hopefully the following will help those who do use the service. On Saturday 10 … Continue reading

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Exposaldo – Bargain Fair in Santa Cruz

Exposaldo is the biggest sales event in the Canary Islands and is guaranteed to bring bargain-hunters out in their hundreds. Last year more than 48,600 people visited Recinto Ferial during the 5 days of the Fair and this year no … Continue reading

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Health Care in Tenerife

I really can´t convey just how impressed I am with the health system in Tenerife. I don´t mean the kind you have to pay for each month with medical insurance, I mean the treatment we have by being registered on … Continue reading

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