Barcelo Santiago Natural Swimming Pools | Tenerife

Barcelo Santiago Natural Swimming Pools | Tenerife

It's not a secret that I love the ocean. I love swimming, scuba diving, just being near the water. It calms me and makes me happy, and while I was in Tenerife I tried to take advantage of every opportunity to be in the water, especially with a mask and snorkel to see what was [...]

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10 Reasons You HAVE to Visit Tenerife!

10 Reasons You HAVE to Visit Tenerife!

There truly is something for every type of person looking to enjoy their vacation in Tenerife. I compiled this list to convince anyone on the fence about where to plan their next vacation leaving from the UK or mainland Europe to strongly consider making a stop on the biggest of the Canary Islands. 10 REASONS [...]

The Forests of the North | Taganana, Tenerife

The Forests of the North | Taganana, Tenerife

Despite being the largest of the Canary Islands, it would take only about 3 hours to drive around the entire circumference of the island of Tenerife. For an island, Tenerife is incredibly diverse in terms of landscape, with the most striking variance being the foliage change as you go from the south to the north. [...]

Swinging in the Trees | Forestal Park, Tenerife

Swinging in the Trees | Forestal Park, Tenerife

Forestal Park Tenerife is the island's largest zipline adventure park. Located in the north of the island in Las Lagunetas, the park has loads of sport and family high ropes courses and challenges, fun for adults and kids alike and people of different abilities. The drive through Las Lagunetas was enchanting; the tall pine trees [...]

Bucket List #68 – Learning to Surf | El Medano, Tenerife

Bucket List #68 – Learning to Surf | El Medano, Tenerife

Growing up far from the ocean in landlocked Minnesota, I can recall feeling deep sentiments of jealousy whenever I saw surfers in movies or t.v. shows. The way that they make riding massive waves on a colorful board look so incredibly easy, as if the board is a mere extension of their body and the [...]

Santa Cruz, Pyramids of Güimar & Candelaria | Tenerife

Santa Cruz, Pyramids of Güimar & Candelaria | Tenerife

Santa Cruz The capital city of Tenerife and 1/2 the capital of the Canary Islands (the other half is in the Gran Canaria, the 2nd largest of the 7 islands) is Santa Cruz. Located in the north of the island, Santa Cruz is a beautiful city to spend an afternoon in to see a bit [...]

Ocean Kayaking | Teno Activo, Tenerife

Ocean Kayaking | Teno Activo, Tenerife

Tenerife is an island that has something for every type of person on vacation. There's plenty of beach space for people looking to do nothing more than lay out and relax, there's endless bars and restaurants for those looking to go out on the town, and there is endless opportunities for active individuals who like [...]