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Finca El Malpaís

In the Canary Islands the land, which predominantly consists of stony volcanic lava, is known as malpaís, meaning literally bad land. It is a local word, that has its origin in the French “mauvais pays” a description given by the … Continue reading

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Eat well but don´t break the bank – Los Cristianos

For those feeling a little homesick, there are an abundance of restaurants and bars serving traditional British nosh. For the more adventurous Spanish, Italian, Indian, Mexican, Thai, and a good selection of food from South America can easily be found. … Continue reading

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Things to do in Tenerife in June 2017

What to Expect June and summer hits the island. The weather is sunny and warm wherever you are although in the Orotava Valley you may experience the odd panza del burro (belly of the donkey) a sea of clouds, but these … Continue reading

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Do not forget your EHIC

Your holidays are booked and you are looking forward to the adventure, but what if you suddenly need medical help. Don’t forget as an EU citizen, (at least for the time being) if you unexpectedly fall ill during a temporary … Continue reading

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Isla Baja – A special place in Tenerife

In the north of Tenerife is a region known as “Isla Baja” a quiet place away from the usual tourist haunts that is made up of four municipalities Buenavista del Norte, Garachico, Los Silos and El Tanque.  It is a … Continue reading

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