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Tenerife FAM 2017

Our Tenerife FAM last week was a blast! The group flight over on Iberia Express went very smoothly. Once we landed, we had lunch at Hotel Botanico, which was one of the hotels we stayed at during the trip. This luxury hotel boasts the #1 spa in Europe! We then participated in a walking tour of the historical Puerto de La Cruz followed by dinner at a traditional restaurant where we indulged in tapas.

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18 Reasons to Visit Tenerife in 2018

Known as the ‘Island of Eternal Spring’, Tenerife isn’t your typical island getaway. Busier than it’s neighbors, this unique European island is a captivating destination with remarkable geography from desert landscapes to lush green mountains and stunning seascapes. (And did we mention 75 degree year-round weather?) Whether you’re a family, a couple, or a solo traveler, Tenerife is a must to add to your 2018 bucket list.

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Tradition and Taste: Canarian Food and Wine on Tenerife

Unique flavors, colors and aromas: Spanish wines. In Tenerife, the largest of the seven Canary Islands, wine holds up to this promise. Internationally recognized, this area is home to two of Tenerife’s five destinations of origin: Icoden Daute Isora and Abona. You can discover all five by following the ‘wine routes’, which offer visitors the chance to uncover the history of the many iconic towns. Touring organic estates such as the Alama de Trevejo will allow you to deeper explore Tenerife’s wine culture.

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Up, Up and Away- Paragliding in Tenerife

Imagine having a bird’s eye view on one of the most beautiful places on Earth. High above the clear blue waters, green fields and rocky mountains, paragliding allows you to experience the island of Tenerife from a new perspective. While you may be familiar with the word paragliding, do you know all there is to know? From misconceptions about safety to even chair comfort, make yourself a paragliding pro with our top frequently asked questions list where we cover it all.

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15 Reasons to Bike the Island of Tenerife

Maybe you’re a cycling pro, or maybe you’re itching to try it for the first time. Either way, Tenerife is calling your name. The largest of the Canary Islands is filled with affordable, delicious Canarian food and plenty of scenic riding routes – which makes it a must-add to your cycling bucket list.

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Traveling to Tenerife- From a Teenage Traveler

As I stood near the peak of Mount Teide, Tenerife’s remarkable volcano, I suddenly found myself in awe. As I glanced over my left shoulder, the sunset of blue sky was transforming into a streak of pink, purple, and then green. On my right, the sun was melting into the sky. The clouds above me began to rapidly disappear, and the sun that once hurt my eyes, surprisingly no longer hurt.

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