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Walk this Way, Santiago del Teide

As we emerge from the stifling heat of late summer and the first rains of the autumn feed the earth, turning brown to green and filling the air with the promise of new growth, it’s the perfect time to head into the hills of Santiago del Teide and visit the delightful Erjos Pools. Why this way? There are very few ...

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Tenerife Restaurant Reviews on Tripadvisor

With so much at stake, who's opinion is it that we're trusting and how can we be sure that they would know a good restaurant if it walked up to them and introduced itself? It got us thinking...when it comes to restaurant reviews, does Tripadvisor really know its onions?

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Resort Report, Puerto de la Cruz

Banana plants, palm trees, laurel, bougainvillea, frangipani, hibiscus... like Alice in Wonderland after a swig of the 'Drink Me' bottle, they all grow at an alarming rate in Puerto de la Cruz giving it a lush, tropical identity that separates it from the south of Tenerife by more than just distance.

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Top Ten-erife Tapas

Some tapas dishes such as ensaladilla (Russian salad) and boquerónes (pickled anchovies) are fairly universally evident on menus throughout Spain, but every region has its own specialities based on local ingredients and the Canary Islands are no exception. These are the most popular Tenerife tapas[...]

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Checking Into Hotel Barceló Santiago

This is a hotel that knows how to make its guests feel welcome from the moment they arrive at reception. While the smiling Nancy goes through the details of my booking and the hotel's facilities at my disposal, a chilled glass of cava appears [...]

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