Archive for: June, 2012

It’s official! We’ve moved!

OUR new offices are in Parque Margarita, next to the old Travel Shop. Although now we’re there, I realise that we could also have said that we are next to the Italian RestaurantRimini, (amazing salads and proper pizzas). Or that fabulous deli “EatItaly” (croissants and lasagna particularly recommended), or the Bar Margarita (fabulous Mojitos, hilarious […]

Tough plants

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has just announced the introduction of a new, more comprehensive rating for advising gardeners of a plant’s hardiness.   A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area in which a specific category of plant life is capable of growing, as defined by climatic conditions, including its ability to withstand the […]

Summer in Tenerife

TURISMO DE TENERIFE, Viajes El Corte Inglés and twenty hotels and establishments in the North and South of the island have developed a summer promotion campaign to encourage visitors from the Peninsula to Tenerife. The economic Vice President and Councillor of tourism of the Cabildo, Carlos Alonso, stresses the importance of “these actions, aimed at […]

New Outlander is paving way for next year’s hybrid version

  THE new Mitsubishi Outlander is the third version of this medium-sized SUV, and it signals something of a fresh start for the Japanese company. For starters, with the styling of the car comes the first example of the company’s new design language. Expect the wraparound headlamps and slim grille with chrome-effect strips to replace […]

Big-game hunters all geared up to test San Miguel waters again

SAN MIGUEL Marina will next month host a big-game fishing World Cup qualifier for the second year running. The Bertram Championship, featuring 30 boats, takes place from 12th-14th July and is a qualifier for the World Cup in Costa Rica, which will have 30 entrants. Tenerife is regarded as one of the best areas in […]

Such a disaster!

CD Tenerife 1 Ponferradina 2 LET’S make one thing clear from the very start. Tenerife didn’t deserve to go up. Over two legs, Ponferradina were the better side and they were good value for the win that takes them into Segunda Division. They battered Tenerife in the first leg and led the hosts into a […]

Boozy Brits behave!

‘Having a UK passport won’t keep you out of prison, warns British Consulate BRITAIN’S notorious young holiday boozers have been warned by the British Consulate to watch their step in Tenerife. Every year, particularly in the summer, hoards of both female and male groups make their way over here looking for a good time – […]

Government weather warning

Tenerife Cabildo has issued a weather warning which means that BBQ’s are forbidden due to the heat wave and the risk of fire. Environment Advisor, Ana Lupe Mora, has requested that the population exercise extreme caution until the high temperatures begin to subside on Friday. The mountain areas are very susceptible due to the prolonged […]

Microsoft tablet to be launched

IT could be a rival to the iPad launched back in 2010; Microsoft has launched a touchscreen tablet called ‘Surface’. The innovative device features an optional slimline tactile keyboard built into the tablet’s case, as opposed to a standard touch keyboard. There are two versions of the Microsoft Surface – one powered by anIntelIvyBridgechipset for […]

Child car seat advice putting children at risk

SPANISH traffic authorities issued guidelines a number of weeks ago as to how children should travel in moving vehicles to reduce accidents by using the correct car seats. In theUKthis week the focus has been on Child Safety and consumer champion Which? has found that parents are still getting incorrect and potentially dangerous advice from […]

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