One of the best carnivals in south Tenerife, Los Gigantes has a Latino theme this year.
Not as big as Santa Cruz, but carnival in El Puerto still involves tens of thousands of people and rocking street parties.
It has always struck me that, for an island which for much of its history has held such a strategically important position on the world trade map, there are precious few castles on Tenerife, save for those that plop out of buckets and have flags stuck in them until the tide comes and washes them away[…]
Some townsfolk in Granadilla de Abona are up in arms about the decision of the local priest to stop a centuries-old tradition of …
Although tapas is readily available on Tenerife, with many Canarian and Spanish restaurants including a tapas section on their menus, specialist restaurants dedicated to the art of el tapeo are still relatively thin on the ground; Tasca el Olivo on Casa Iriarte in Puerto de la Cruz is one of them.