Camping on Tenerife is a completely different experience "“ dark threatening clouds are replaced by twinkling night skies, muddy fields replaced by fragrant pine...
Sugared or covered in chocolate, that’s probably your childhood memory of almonds, after all they don’t just grow on trees, hmm hang on, apparently they do. Memorable crunches were very much on my mind when I first heard of Ruta del Almendra, the annual almond blossom walk in Santiago del Teide but a 4 hour […]
Goats eh, bit dim aren’t they? Well it seemed that way to me. Down in the depths of Barranco del Ancon, and on the way to Roque del Conde, I stopped to take photos of the wayward animals as a farmer, perched on the lip of the ravine, whistled and shouted guidance to them. Then […]
When Columbus sailed his way onto the school curriculum in 1492, Europe developed a passion for all things exotic, not least, the amazing plant life that thrived in tropical climes[...]
After the so-called "Winter of storms" in Tenerife, it's time to turn our thoughts to spring and lazy Sundays with the colour supplements...TM's guide to the best places to enjoy tea in the park [...]
When I first arrived in Tenerife I was intrigued to learn that the fruits of the cactus that are to be found in every nook and cranny on the island are edible. So was my husband who leapt out of the car to pick a few from a roadside plant[...]