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The Awesome Graffiti of Tenerife

September 22nd, 2009

Tenerife – the largest of Spain’s beautiful Canary Islands – is home to an enormous amount of creativity, from the flower carpets of the Corpus Christi celebrations right through to world renowned architecture such as Santiago Calatrava’s stunning Auditorio de Tenerife. Another visual treat to be experienced, especially in the island’s capital, Santa Cruz, is the enormous amount of unique street art on show throughout the year. The residents of Santa Cruz are extremely proud of the majority of the city’s graffiti, and so they should be. Read the rest of this entry »

Blue Marlin Fishing In Tenerife.

September 4th, 2009

From May to October each year, the unmistakable yet ellusive Blue Marlin migrates to the subtropical waters around Tenerife and the remainder of the Canary Islands. This seasonal hotbed of game fishing is further enhanced by the reported average size of the Blue Marlins caught in these fantastically clear waters which averages between 400 to 600+ lb and upwards of 800 lb. To accommodate those visitors to Tenerife who seek the thrill of the chase, there are an abundance of Sport fishing boats throughout the island, many of which can be chartered by individuals or groups. Read the rest of this entry »

Tenerife’s Uniquely Stunning Carpeted Town

April 20th, 2009

Worlds Largest Sand Painting
Picture taken by Jack Montgomery

The photo above was taken in 2007 and shows a portion of what was to become the world’s largest sand painting, situated in the Town Hall square of La Orotava in Tenerife. When completed, the enormous creation covered an area of 9’250.7 ft² and remained in place for the duration of the town’s Corpus Christi celebrations, a beautifully creative tradition which has taken place on an annual basis for generations. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Online Tools To Guarantee A Stress-Free Flight

January 5th, 2009

Whether you’re heading for Tenerife, Florida, or pretty much anywhere abroad, one of the most stressful parts of a family’s holiday is the initial panic-filled hurdle from home to airport. For that reason we’ve decided to show you a collection of online tools designed to assist the airbound traveller and make that journey as smooth as possible, from finding the cheapest flight right through to preparing yourself for the in-flight meal by reading travellers’ food reviews. Read the rest of this entry »

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November 16th, 2008

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Advertise your Tenerife Villa or Apartment for rent today and benefit from a no obligation 3 MONTH FREE TRIAL. Read the rest of this entry »

Las Aguilas Jungle Park, Tenerife

October 14th, 2008

Located just outside Adeje, Las Aguilas Jungle Park provides a great location for a family day out whilst basking in the sunshine of Tenerife. Lions, chimpanzees, jaguars, orang-utans and crocodiles are just a few of the animals on show within areas designed and maintained to high standards, and featuring many characteristics of their natural habitat. Read the rest of this entry »

Drago Milenario – The Dragon Tree

October 6th, 2008

Drago Milenario is a famous dragon tree located in Parque del Drago, Icod de los Vinos, Northern Tenerife. Many people believe the tree is thousands of years old and it was declared a national monument in 1917. Read the rest of this entry »

Siam Park – Tenerife’s Newest Waterpark

October 3rd, 2008

Siam Park is Tenerife’s long awaited new attraction is now open. With a host of unique water rides Siam Park is sure to be a big hit with the Islands many visitors both young and old. But what is all the fuss about? Read the rest of this entry »

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