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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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Teide National Park – Tenerife

If you only do one daytrip while staying on our beautiful island, where better to go than Mount Teide. Sitting in the centre of Tenerife, its often snow-capped peak is visible from all but one of the other islands.  What … Continue reading

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Callao Salvaje – Costa Adeje

Today we called into the small, mainly residential, resort of Callao Salvaje. It is part of what is known to tourists as ‘Costa Adeje’ and is located 8km from Playa de las Americas. Originally a small village, it has undergone … Continue reading

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Through the eyes of a tourist – North Tenerife

I thought it might be fun to see Tenerife through the eyes of a tourist rather than a local. So let’s start with the north of the island. This adventure is too much for one visit so it is probably … Continue reading

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Healthcare in the Canary Islands

I have said on several occasions that the healthcare, particularly in Tenerife, is excellent. Below is a chart showing you how to access the system as a permanent resident of Spain. Follow the flowchart to find out which situation matches … Continue reading

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