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By Guest blogger
On: 30th July, 2019

More Than a 'Fly and Flop' - a Cultural Trip to Tenerife

  • Canary Islands

Forget your preconceptions: Tenerife is much more than just a 'fly and flop' destination. The island, the largest of the Canary Islands, has a rich architectural culture and the fauna found in Teide National Park and north east of the island in the Anaga Mountains makes Tenerife a wonderful…

the steam ship sudan
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By Jess
On: 12th April, 2018

Don't Miss the Boat: Planning for 2019

  • Canada
  • Sicily & the Aeolian Islands
  • Malta
  • Greece
  • Canary Islands
  • Mongolia
  • Japan
  • Namibia

Life often feels like a whirlwind of work, social commitments and life admin: frankly it's exhausting. Well, that's where your travel guardian angels come in (that's us). We're here to show you the light and point you towards the giant beacon of hope that is a holiday. And when it comes to…

spice market in India
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By Jess
On: 19th January, 2018

Our Monthly Travel Calendar: Your 2018 Agenda

  • Canary Islands
  • Rajasthan & Agra
  • Morocco
  • Antigua
  • Indonesia
  • Iceland
  • Greece
  • Botswana
  • USA
  • Argentina
  • Thailand

Between Storm No Name threatening to blow Britain away and Trump's assertions of his 'stable genius' credentials, January isn't exactly turning out to be a classic is it? There's only one thing for it: ignore January entirely and look determinedly ahead. And in particular look ahead to all…

an empty beach in Tenerife from above
Woman looking at Computer

By Guest blogger
On: 4th December, 2017

Good Grief Tenerife! Overcoming Outdated Preconceptions

  • Canary Islands

Getting a reputation for something you didn't do is unfair - I hope many of us would agree. In the same essence, reputations are often quick to catch and even harder to shake.

Lanzarote, Isla Graciosa
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By Tom
On: 21st November, 2011

Challenging Misconceptions - The Canaries

  • Spain
  • Canary Islands

Don't let your preconceptions fool you: the Canary Islands are catering for a whole new clientele, and as a result, are shrugging off those 'Lanzagrote' stereotypes.

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By Tom
On: 10th August, 2011

Holidays with a Difference

  • Madeira
  • Colombia
  • Canary Islands
  • USA

Some of our favourite places are tainted by misconceptions, but if you scratch beneath the surface you can discover some wonderful holidays with a difference. So here we're taking a slightly different approach to four places with stigmas attached, that don't seem fair, if only you know where to go.

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Don't Miss the Boat: Planning for 2019: Olivier Romano