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Volcanic atmosphere

The volcano here is Mount Teide located in Tenerife. This view is beautiful and the swirling clouds in the background pull the photo together. This was taken a while ago while I was on holiday and I just love how amazing Teide looks and would love to go back! 21 more words


Hiking on Tenerife

As promised, here is a detailed list of 10 hikes you can do around Tenerife. Some are incredible, some pleasantly scenic, a couple are just an easy way to get a bit of exercise without straying too far from the comforts and beaches and bars of Puerto de la Cruz. 3,255 more words

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Taking Time Out on Tenerife

We had booked a month in an apartment in Puerto de la Cruz, in northwestern Tenerife, one of Spain’s Canary Islands sitting just off the west coast of Africa. 2,320 more words

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Tenerife - Why I've Holidayed Here 9 Times

I caught the fragrance about six months ago, in my daughter’s kitchen, in Sussex.  She has this pine dresser where she keeps her ‘good’ crockery, very similar to the polished pine furniture in the apartment block where we’ve been holidaying in Playa de Las Americas since she was a child.   592 more words


A trip to El Teide... but what if it went off?

For most people, a trip to the heighest point in Spain, which conveniently happens to be a feckin’ volcano, is a fantastic experience. But when you are someone who once got his tie stuck in a paper cutting machine and was nearly shredded to death, or who managed to get hospitalised by a Jack Russell called Titch, you do not simply go on these trips without injury. 1,061 more words

Flower tower - Echium pininana

Cork is known as a city of “Steps and Steeples”. Some were designed by famous architects like William Burgess and George Pain. Nearby at Cobh Cathedral, the work of Edward Pugin and George Ashlin towers over the sea.   1,038 more words


Tenerife, the Island of the Endless Spring

There are hundreds of good reasons to travel to Tenerife, an island full of activities and sites to enjoy: an average spring-like temperature of 23°C, 43 protected areas, the closeness of the European continent, an exotic and safe destination, popular fiestas and traditions, the volcanic nature of the island, just to mention a few, making Tenerife such a unique holiday destination. 127 more words