Loro Parque

Americans on Tenerife

Falling in love with El Médano, we stayed to watch the kite surfers while Barrett and Kyle unsuccessfully tried their luck at body surfing.

By |August 20th, 2012|Newsletter, slideshow, Travel|4 Comments

The Port of Garachico & More Ketchup than Salsa in Tenerife News of the Week

Just over 300 years after losing its port to the lava that engulfed the pretty north western town's harbour in 1706, Garachico will welcome visitors from the sea.

By |April 24th, 2012|News, Newsletter|0 Comments

Tenerife’s Award Winning Cheese & Morgan, the Killer Whale in Tenerife News of the Week

Although it's unlikely to be acknowledged in the Tenerife based Spanish press, the Eastern Canary Islands left the Western Canary Islands for dead at the World Cheese Awards...

By |November 29th, 2011|News, Newsletter|5 Comments

No Performing Animals & New Tourism Campaign in Tenerife News of the Week

Next month the Tenerife Cabildo (government) will launch a campaign entitled "quédate en casa' to encourage residents of the Canary Islands to spend their summer holidays on the islands (preferably Tenerife).

By |May 24th, 2011|News, Newsletter|0 Comments

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.

By |May 4th, 2011|Newsletter, Towns/Resorts|1 Comment

Animal Baby Boom and Snow on Mount Teide in Tenerife News of the Week

After storms and strikes, let's put aside the week's woes and try to dunk ourselves in some Christmas spirit. Christmas lights are being erected and turned on across Tenerife's towns, nativity scenes are springing up in shops and town halls and...

By |December 7th, 2010|News, Newsletter|2 Comments

Spain’s Best Chef and a Load of Old Rubbish in Tenerife News of the Week

In an incredible piece of news that raises disturbing questions about Tenerife's ability to be protector of its own heritage, residents in Tegueste...

By |September 13th, 2010|News|0 Comments

All The Family Feel That Animal Magnetism At Loro Parque

You know it's going to be a bit of a giggle fest when your knees are wedged between the large hairy legs of a German stranger on a cramped wooden train chugging through the streets of Puerto de la Cruz[...]

By |August 26th, 2010|Theme Parks|0 Comments

No Nudes on Tenerife’s Beaches & Psychic Octopus at Loro Parque ““ The Tenerife Week in News

One Spanish language newspaper reported last week that there was a crisis on Tenerife's naturist beaches "“ not enough people are getting their kit off[...]

By |July 12th, 2010|News|2 Comments