Architecture in Tenerife: Something to See and Enjoy

Tenerife is an island that is known and recognized in the world for many reasons. Surfers come every year to tame the waves all over the island, even hosting international professional competitions, while lovers and newlyweds see the place as a paradise and perfect spot for honeymoons, at the same time explorers discover the wonders of the Teide and its flora and fauna.  Now, there is another aspect that really stands out and for what the island of Tenerife should be known for as well, which is the architecture that has characteristics that make it so unique from historical, social and technical perspectives. Let's learn more about the features of Tenerife's architecture, types and influence in the cities' landscapes and general view of the island.  Details about Tenerife's Architecture  The architectural nature of Tenerife involves two general

Tenerife’s Culture: Strong Canarian Identity

Culture and ways of life in Tenerife and in the Canary Islands in general are very interesting to see, since regarding this territory there is a particular phenomenon that is not common and is worthy of being addressed, from the cultural, anthropological to social and geographical points of view.  You see, the Canary Islands is an archipelago or group of islands that are located in African waters in the Atlantic Ocean.  All of the territories and islands in the archipelago: Tenerife, El Hierro, Gran Canaria, La Palma, Fuerteventura, La Gomera, Lanzarote and La Graciosa belong to Spain and the administration and laws are ruled by Spanish Kingdom, due to historical reasons.  Therefore, idiosyncrasy, language and other cultural and social elements generally recognized as Spanish are present in the Canary Islands and of course, in the residents´ ways of life.