Category Archives: Living on Tenerife

Life in General on the Island

The little known places in Tenerife

It was the first Saturday in a long time that we decided to load up the car with dogs and water bowls and head out to take in our beautiful island. We didn’t go far, only about 20 miles from … Continue reading

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The sea can be dangerous

Anyone who reads my Tenerife blogs will that know every year I warn about the dangers of straying too close to the sea when the weather is bad and sea conditions dangerous. I ask residents and visitors to be cautious … Continue reading

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History in South Tenerife

Much is made of the historical centres in the north of the island, but in south Tenerife, a peaceful stroll through many places will make you feel you have stepped back in time and that nothing has changed in hundreds … Continue reading

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The day that tourism was born in the Canary Islands

In the 1880s, “Health Tourism” became popular as many patients travelled to the islands looking for the cure and / or relief for various diseases including rheumatism, skin problems, and especially respiratory diseases. The climate of our archipelago and the sea … Continue reading

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Art in Granadilla de Abona

I have a Facebook friend Larry Dobson, we have never met, so I don’t really know him but from reading his posts I like him. He has an odd sense of humour (so have I), he is non-judgemental (I like … Continue reading

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