Tag Archives: Canary Islands

Shan Oriental Restaurant – Las Chafiras, Tenerife

I don´t normally go in for reblogging.  That may sound strange as I reblog everyday on Queenie’s Daily Snippets but that is a very different animal to the Red Queen.  From Queenie’s inception, it was always going to be passing … Continue reading

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Festividad de los Reyes Magos (Festival of the Three Kings)

“Have you been good?”  The question is asked in every corner of the island as January 6th draws close as this is the day when traditionally children in Spain open their Christmas presents. On the evening before youngsters eagerly await the arrival … Continue reading

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A must see – Las Tablas de San Andrés, Icod de los Vinos

Las Tablas de San Andrés is a crazy tradition that is celebrated every year on 29th November in the town of Icod de los Vinos, in the north of Tenerife.  Whilst it leads up to the celebration of when the … Continue reading

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Things to do in Tenerife in September 2014

What to Expect Whilst most places in Northern Europe begin to cool down September in Tenerife, is still a sizzler.  During the month, the average temperature is a pleasant 27°C with highs in the low 30°Cs and summer nights in the south never dropping … Continue reading

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Things to do in Tenerife in August 2014

What to Expect August is one of the hottest month in Tenerife, when temperatures sizzle and the only thing you want to do is laze by a beach and hope there is a cooling breeze.   At this time of year, the average … Continue reading

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Things to do in Tenerife in July 2014

What to Expect July is one of the most popular times of the year to visit when high temperatures and sunshine are almost guaranteed every day. The AVERAGE temperature rises from 23°C, which is what we have been used to waking … Continue reading

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Totem – Costa del Silencio

Logic says that if you are going to a restaurant it makes sense to know where it is and what it is called.  We ‘ladies wot lunch’ decided to go to a place recommended by friends Ben and Carol. Its … Continue reading

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Baobab – Palm Mar, Tenerife

Having made a visit to Palm Mar specifically to visit a tapas bar only to find the shutters firmly down despite it supposedly being normal business hours, you could say I wasn´t best pleased.  It could have been overlooked if … Continue reading

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Things to do in Tenerife in June 2014

What to Expect June is warm and sunny and a lovely time to visit the island as it is relatively quiet.  The winter season is over, children are all in school and temperatures are comfortable rather than soaring. At this time … Continue reading

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Taurus Argentinean Steakhouse – Playa de las Americas

Like much of Tenerife Royal Gardens that has seen major refurbishment over recent months, this newcomer restaurant is formerly where the McGuiness Bar used to take up residence. It now looks a zillion times better than ever, having benefited from … Continue reading

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