Tag Archives: Canary Islands

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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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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Carry on Camping!

“According to data from the Canary Islands Ministry of Tourism… more than 1.5 million Canary Islanders chose to spend their holidays on the Islands in 2015, 100,327 more than the previous year, representing a 7% increase. Domestic tourism is an important … Continue reading

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Is there cloud in Puerto de la Cruz?

Over the years, I have watched on TripAdvisor the debate about the differences between the weather in the north and south of Tenerife. However recently it has grown more than heated, to the point where anyone who says the north … Continue reading

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