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Festival of San Sebastián – La Caleta, Costa Adeje

Every January 20th Adeje hosts a festival in honour of San Sebastián.  Whilst tinerfeños will party at the drop of a hat, for this particular fiesta it is the farmers of Adeje who hold San Sebastián in particularly high esteem. … Continue reading

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Arona – Feast of San Antonio Abad

There is an assumption that to see the ‘real’ Tenerife visitors have to go north, but not so. January kicks off with several Romerias the first of which is the Feast of San Antonio Abad and anyone staying in Los Cristianos … 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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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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