Aloe Vera in the Canary Islands

Aloe Vera in the Canaries

Interview with Javier of Finca Canarias about the Canarian Aloe Vera (breeder of aloe vera) What is the history of aloe in the Canary Islands? How long has it been grown? Aloe Barbadensis Miller, better known by its common name, aloe vera, is not an endemic plant in the Canary Islands, although the islands have […]

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Big success for Canarian Cheese!

Goat Canarian cheese from Fuerteventura

Canarian Cheese Cuts up the Competition at the Spanish Championships 2016! A lot has already been said about the quality of Canarian wine, and it has been enjoyed by many people already! Now the focus is expanding to Canarian cheese! 3 x Gold, 2 x Silver and 1 x Bronze! Congratulations! At the championships recently held […]

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Sustainable Tourism Tenerife

The Technological Institute for Renewable Energies was founded in 1990 in Tenerife to foster the sustainable development on the Canary Islands. In “Montaña Pelada”, in the south of the island Tenerife a framework for environmentally friendly tourism was consipated by Technological Institute for Renewable Energie: 24 bioclimatic villas. The project is one of its kind and took of with an international architectural competition. […]

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The top 5 Honeymoon Villas on the Canary Islands

You replied: ‘Yes, I will’ and find yourself filled with a warm feeling from your little toe upwards till the tips of your hair. How very exciting! Soon the planning begins, the location is booked, invitations are sent, the caterer cancels last minute and you start wondering at what point you changed your career path […]

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Die fleißigen Krippenbauer von La Palma

Impressions of the Nativity in Los Llanos de Aridane

Unermüdlich basteln die fleißigen Wichtel. Die Krippe muss rechtzeitig fertig sein. Dieses Jahr werden alle Kirchen des Aridanetals künstlerisch präsentiert. Es ist Kleinstarbeit, jedes Palmenblatt wird von Hand gefertigt. Das Ergebnis ist eine etwa 5 m² große Krippe, welche sich sehen lassen kann und natürlich auch gesehen wird. Mit ausgetüftelten Lichteffekten wird der Einbruch der […]

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New Rally calendar for the European Championship in 2016 published!

ERC goes Canary Islands!

Why do we bother to spread the word? For the umpteenth time in the history of rallying the Canary Islands are once again to be an official competition venue – certainly great news  for the rally enthusiastic Canarians! Spanish fans can now look forward to the participation of their fellow countryman Daniel Sordo of team […]

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Plunge into spectacular natural swimming pools!

Natural swimming pool Charco Azul in La Palma

On all the Canary Islands, you can find beautiful natural swimming pools, which guarantee the entire family a safe swim in the crystal-clear Atlantic waters. Sometimes the restless ocean with its undercurrents can be scary. Not so the natural swimming pools. The pools can also be found in areas with little or no beaches, and […]

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Palmitos Park in Maspalomas / Gran Canaria

The fifth time in a row, Palmitos Park in the South of Gran Canaria won the Tripadvisor’s Travellers Choice Award. Palmitos Park is one of the best zoological and botanical gardens in the Canary Islands. Perhaps the best, one would think, scrolling through the endless positive reviews of visitors!  Palmitos Park offers a botanical garden permitting close […]

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Athlete swims from Tenerife to Gran Canaria!

The Canarian swimmer Jonathan García González, has managed to swim an unbelievable distance last weekend, although very exhausted he swam from Tenerife to Gran Canaria excellently ! We congratulate him to this extraordinary performance! He took off in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and reached the coast of the neighbouring Gran Canaria  32 hours later. The distance was 110 […]

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