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Forest and mountains
Holidays are all about relaxing and recharging your batteries, and what better way to do that than with some yoga practice. If you are thinking about your next yoga holiday, here are a few reasons why Tenerife should be on your radar: The climate is perfect Tenerife is the biggest of the Canary islands and […]
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Did you know that Tenerife is home to some terrific outdoor rock climbing? Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced climber, there are plenty of canyons, boulders, and overhangs to choose from. Besides, rock climbing is a fantastic full-body workout, so it’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay active on your holidays. […]
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Happy New Year! The year we leave behind has been amazing all around. Our little team has grown, we’ve introduced lots of new activities, and are left with even more motivation to tackle everything 2019 has to offer. We’ve certainly achieved a lot, but as we grow bigger, so do our goals and ambitions. We’re […]
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 of hikes and trails around Tenerife, and Xwander is one […]
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