Tenerife’s Fountain of Fuglies

You know the story, The Emperor's Clothes, in which two swindlers convince the Emperor that the robe they weave for him out of fresh air is in fact spun from thread so pure that only the most worthy can see it? The town go wild swooning over the quality of the...

Costa Del Silencio – Image and Rumour

Further to yesterday's post about revolting neighbours in Costa Del Silencio, today's Diario de Aviso reports that a spokesperson for the owners at Chayofita contacted them to deny that there was a majority uprising against the planned urbanization works. On the...

Mutiny in Costa Del Silencio

The neighbours are revolting in Costa Del Silencio. Current roadworks and refurbishment of the CDS area has caused much upheaval in the last 18 months. Where once pushing a toddler's pram along the path was risking death by car or getting hobbled by the cobbles now...

Holiday Accommodation in Costa Del Silencio

Costa Del Silencio is only 10 minutes from Reina Sofia airport in Tenerife South, sitting together with Las Galletas on the coastal corner of on the island before it tips up towards Los Cristianos and Las Americas and on to Los Gigantes on the southwest. The whole...

Las Galletas Flower Festival, May 22 – 24

The Feria Flores y Plantas is a regular event in Las Galletas held along the Rambla at the front of the Cultural Centre. It is on  a little earlier this year with the opening at 5.00 pm on Friday 22nd May. The official inauguration is at 7.00 pm followed by a musical...

Fun Dog Show – Los Gigantes – 26th April

Every dog lover must have his day and if you are within striking distance of Los Gigantes on Sunday then the Live Arico Fun Dog Show will make yours. Expect lots of fun and games and all in a very good cause. You'd have to be barking not to go really. For more...

Out and About in Puerto de la Cruz

Despite being a hard-working travel writer and co-author of both  Real Tenerife Island Drives and Going Native in Tenerife, Jack Montgomery stills finds time to write to please himself. His blog Living Beneath the Volcano about life in Puerto de la Cruz with his wife...