Responsible Tourism – Canary Islands’ Marine Life

Few places in the world, let alone in Europe, boast natural beauty like the Canary Islands. Swimming in the beautiful sea water that surrounds the islands are at least twenty-eight different species of whales and dolphins. Some of these mammals reside in the area while others are simply stopping-off during migration. In order to protect…

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Canary Islands sandstorm – update

Over the weekend, travelers in the Canary Islands have faced continued disruptions following a sandstorm that blew in from the Sahara Desert due to winds known as “la calima”* which blow huge amounts of dust and sand across the Atlantic Ocean. The sandstorm has caused visibility problems affecting air traffic in the Canary Islands yesterday,…

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El Hierro – The Sustainable Island

El Hierro, in the Canaries, aims to become the first island in the world that is 100% sustainable within four to eight years. Currently 60% of its energy needs comes from renewable sources, though last summer, for 24 days, this percentage increased to 100. With an approach that also includes the promotion of low footprint…

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife – Europe’s Carnival Capital

  18th December 2019 The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife starts on 24th January 2020. It’s the most important carnival in Europe and the second most important in the world (top-billing goes to Rio de Janeiro, Santa Cruz de Tenerife’s sister city). Hundreds of thousands of people will congregate in the Canary Islands from…

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The most romantic places in the Canary Islands

Whether you’re on the search for a romantic holiday-for-two or a honeymoon trip, the Canary Islands offer plenty of unspoiled spots to share the best experiences with your partner. Be it enjoying long beach strolls along the shoreline of Fuerteventura’s white-sandy beaches, trail-running in La Gomera or stargazing in La Palma, here are the most romantic getaways in the Canary Islands….

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