12 Dec

A Beginner’s guide to wine in Tenerife

A brief history Wine production in Tenerife started in the 15th century after vine grapes were introduced to the island by the Spanish. Today there are several grape varieties that are completely unique to the island, thanks to a plant epidemic called phylloxera, which destroyed many...

8 Nov

Hiking In The Footsteps Of The Guanches

Who were the Guanches? The Guanches were the native inhabitants of the Canary Islands. They were a group of light skinned people who most likely arrived by sea from North Africa long before the Spanish made their way over to these shores. Researchers think that the...

15 Oct

Xwander Good staff – Louise

Go behind the scenes and meet the members of our adventure guide dream team. This week: Louise from France. The interview Who are you / where do you come from / what do you do? Hello, I am Louise From France and I’m here at Xwander as an...

18 May

Tenerife Walking Festival

Xwander is taking part in the Walking Festival, which is organized by the tourism board of Tenerife. The festival will take place from the 22nd to 26th of May 2018. The best companies in Tenerife are providing professional guiding services for all the different types...

13 Dec

First time trail running in Tenerife

Trail Running is a sport full of challenges and sensations in which you must really be aware of your limits and your capabilities. This is a good reason to carry it out in a place that offers boundless possibilities the way Tenerife does. This island,...

1 Jul

Paragliding through the air

Paragliding is something you have to try once in your lifetime. It gives you such a rush although the journey through air is surprisingly relaxing and easygoing. It all comes down to taking the leap. Before the takeoff your palms are sweating, your heart is...