A photo-essay of the Santa Cruz Carnival on the Island of Tenerife - one of the best and most colourful carnivals in the world - impressions and advice on how best to enjoy the day of the main parade
Do you like soul music? I do, and Tamla Motown too of course, so I was in for a real treat at Tenerife's Flicks Bar when Phil Gibson took to the stage. Phil is rapidly making a name for himself on the island as a top...
Mt Teide is the highest mountain in Tenerife and in the Canary Islands and mainland Spain.
The Canary islands lying just off the coast of Morocco are actually governed by Spain. This group of volcanic islands that experience all year round sunshine have much to offer visitors from world recognized natural...
Barranco de Badajoz is a ravine in Tenerife in the Canary Islands and it is said to be haunted and a place where much paranormal activity has been reported.
Calimas are dust clouds from the Sahara that blow across the sea to Tenerife and the Canary islands. They are as thick as fog and make visibility very poor but at the same time the temperature is hot.
You wouldn't expect to find ponds, black swans and ducks on the top of a hill but this is where you will find them at the El Jardín Aquático Risco Bello in Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife.
Santiago del Teide is a village in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. It has a church with a Black Madonna and a pathway to a shrine of the Virgin of Lourdes.
The Robin Hood bar in Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife is one of my favourite pubs in the area. It has wonderful and cheap food, a suntrap beer-garden and is a very friendly place to relax in.
Tenerife is where bananas, grapes, tomatoes and potatoes are grown in the Canary Islands, many visitors to the island would say, and indeed they are, but many other fruit and vegetables are cultivated there too. It is...