Action Pack Your Tenerife Holidays

Andy Montgomery has written an excellent post on getting the most out of your holidays in Tenerife. With the island's glorious sunshine, the sun, sea and sand type break is very tempting but as Andy says (though much more politely), if you burst out of your bubble and...

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Travel Agencies Channeling the Spirit of Christmas

As Tenerife battens down in expectation of a huge storm tonight, many people have been stranded in the north airport for 6 hours or more already.  They are as likely to fly out tonight as Rudolph the red nosed reindeer is to win at next year's Crufts. Those big...

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Tenerife Walk For Life – December 13th

The tsunami in the Indian Ocean in 2004 killed 230,000 people. The enormity of the loss of life is hard to digest.  It is hard to believe that that many people lost their lives in one cataclysmic event. But is it any easier to imagine the 260,000 men who will die in...

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Las Aguilas Park – Jungle Park

One of my favourite things to do with visitors in Tenerife is to go for a wander with them round Jungle Park (also known as Eagle Park or Aguilas Park). The plantings in the grounds are mature and lush and the paths and trails cleverly double back on themselves giving...

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Tenerife Rafting Bike on Youtube

I finally got round to putting up a little video about our Rafting Bike day out just before the weekend. (No cracks about 'fat-bottomed girls', if you please). I made the vid with Windows Movie Maker which has an annoying habit of freezing the computer every 10...

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Bike Rafting – A ‘Must Do’ Tenerife Activity

Cousin Jan and her wild bunch are returning to Tenerife for the third time next month. There can't be many of the activities on offer on the island that they have not tried already (except perhaps spelunking down the lava tubes) and they will be revisiting their...

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Tenerife Design Festival – October 19-25

The Tenerife Design Festival (TDF) is dedicated to fusing the 'current trends of design with the main features of the Canarian identity' and focusses on the three key concepts of local identity, landscape contrast and tourism. Expect the unexpected during that week as...

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Tenerife Wine Bus

La Guagua del Vino or Wine Bus might sound like something you fall off after missing a couple of meetings with your AA buddy but actually it is a scholarly tour round the vinyards for those who want to learn something and not at all intended as a vehicular version of...

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Eurokey Facilities Arona – Barrier Free Tourism Tenerife

Those tourists with disabilities who visit Tenerife are invited to present themselves at authorised issuing centres and after paying a €15 refundable deposit pick up a Eurokey which will give them access to adapted and protected facilities. This is part of the greater...

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All Aboard for The Tall Ships Challenge

We are only weeks away from The Tall Ships Challenge which I first posted about back in February but apparently according to The Royal Gazette there are still places on board for intrepid whipper-snappers: The Tall Ships Atlantic Challenge 2009 still has trainee...

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