10 Best Hikes in Tenerife (Guided & Independent Options!)

10 Best Hikes in Tenerife (Guided & Independent Options!)

Tenerife, the largest and most popular of the Canary Islands, is a paradise for nature lovers. The gorgeous island offers diverse landscapes ranging from black-sand beaches to sky-high mountain peaks and lush forests… all on one single island.  As you explore these stunning landscapes, travelers can find countless hiking trails, with endless natural beauty around…

12 Best Hikes in Fuerteventura (Guided & Independent Options!)

12 Best Hikes in Fuerteventura (Guided & Independent Options!)

Fuerteventura is the second-largest island in the Canary Islands archipelago, best known for being extremely windy and perfect for water sports.  The island doesn’t have particularly high peaks, but its beautiful volcanic landscape makes it an ideal spot for easy and moderate hikes. Unlike some of the other islands, such as Tenerife or Gran Canaria,…

Fuerteventura Itinerary: How to Plan a 3 to 4 Day Fuerteventura Road Trip

Fuerteventura Itinerary: How to Plan a 3 to 4 Day Fuerteventura Road Trip

Fuerteventura is the second largest of the Canary Islands, after Tenerife — but it’s actually the oldest, geologically speaking at least. Plus, its unique geological features won it UNESCO’s approval in 2009, when it declared the island a biosphere reserve. The island of Fuerteventura is ideal for exploring stunning natural landscapes on hikes, relaxing on…

Your Ultimate 5 Day Tenerife Itinerary: Road Trip Guide + Tips

Your Ultimate 5 Day Tenerife Itinerary: Road Trip Guide + Tips

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, and it certainly offers the most variety in terms of landscape, attractions, and activities. From visiting charming little villages to hiking through lush forests and relaxing on gorgeous beaches, there’s plenty to do on this beautiful island.  I traveled to Tenerife twice and spent a total of…

Renting a Car in Lanzarote: 12 Key Things to Know Before you Hit the Road!

Renting a Car in Lanzarote: 12 Key Things to Know Before you Hit the Road!

With views quickly shifting from pitch-black lava fields dotted with green grape vines to the cerulean coastline, Lanzarote has so much landscape diversity that it’s hard to fathom. This island of just 326 square miles — just a hair larger than New York City — offers so many different types of landscapes on this little…

Renting a Car in Fuerteventura: 13 Things to Know Before You Hit the Road!

Renting a Car in Fuerteventura: 13 Things to Know Before You Hit the Road!

With iconic landscapes quickly shifting from sand dunes like the Sahara to volcanic terrains like Hawaii to Caribbean-esque beaches, Fuerteventura is an intensely varied island with so much crammed into a small little patch of land. Though it’s possible to visit without a car, I’m adamant that renting a car in Fuerteventura gives you the…

Gran Canaria Itinerary: Your Perfect 4 Day Road Trip Itinerary [2023]

Gran Canaria is one of the eight Canary Islands, located off the Northwest coast of Africa, not far from Morocco.  Although it’s less popular than Tenerife, Gran Canaria is an incredible destination for hiking, spectacular beaches, and great cuisine, all in a rich variety of gorgeous landscapes. I spent two wonderful weeks in Gran Canaria…

5 Best Lanzarote Wine Tours & Wine Tasting Experiences

5 Best Lanzarote Wine Tours & Wine Tasting Experiences

A scorching hot, volcanic landscape in the middle of the ocean doesn’t seem like the most hospital landscape for winemaking — and it’s not — yet somehow, Lanzarote winemaking perseveres and endures. The fury of past volcanic eruptions have cooled, creating a unique mineral-rich volcanic landscape that gives all its wines a unique terroir, distinct…