Tenerife {part three} Masca, Garichico and Icod de los Vinos

The Tenerife saga comes to a close with our day trip to three villages in the north of the island (I know, you’ve been waiting with bated breath! I’m only two months late!). This was a truly remarkable little trip, and we spent an entire day on a little bus with a group of pensioners/retired …

Tenerife {part two} El Teide, our volcano adventure.

Volcanoes, man. Nature is wild. El Teide is the highest volcano in Spain, and the third highest in the world, so I was pretty keen to check it out and take a break from the lazy boozing Lindsey and I had been doing up until that point! It’s intensely scary getting up there-being in a …

Tenerife in a billion instagram pictures

Yesterday Lindsey and I returned from our week long sojourn to the Canarian Island of Tenerife. It was hot, sunny, relaxing and even included an adventure or two (volcanoes, hidden secret villages, wine tasting in tiny vineyards, stuff like that). I instagrammed my way through most of it….

Trashy holidays? On Benidorm and British Class Issues.

When Jon told some of the people at work that he was going on a holiday to Benidorm, he received a variety of responses, all in the same vein. These are two of the real ones he told me: “Are you going ironically?” “I thought you and Ashley were into cultural things?” When I answered the …