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Christmas in Tenerife

Spending Christmas abroad can be an unforgettable experience, but it can also take a bit of getting used to. At least for those of us who come from Northern Europe, spending Christmas Day under a palm tree in warm and sunny Tenerife can feel a bit odd at first. Luckily, Tenerife is a great place […]
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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 European vineyards in the 19th century. Wines made with […]
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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 Guanches were closely related to the Berber tribes who […]
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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 intern to work as an adventure guide […]
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Mud, Sweat & Gears – Mountain biking adventures in Tenerife

Adventurous visitors to the island have long known that Tenerife definitely has its wild side. One of the best ways to experience its rugged nature while feeling jolts of adrenaline is to explore the numerous mountain biking trails around the island. There are over 200km of bike trails covering extremely varied landscapes with varying levels […]
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5 reasons why Tenerife is the perfect wellness destination

If you’re looking for a break in the sun that also allows you to focus on cleansing your system, being active, letting go of stress or getting fit, a wellness holiday can be a wonderful choice. Tenerife offers a wide range of options from beach yoga or meditation to relaxing spa breaks and detox retreats. […]
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