Top 3 Ways to Get Back to Nature in Tenerife

If you’re heading to Tenerife this year or next, don’t be tempted to stay by the beach or spend your week lazing on a sunbed by the pool. Instead, get out there and discover the best of the island and its many wonderful, natural attractions. Check out Wikitravel on Tenerife to read up on this cracking Canary Island and for some great ideas on how to enjoy the great outdoors.

Flickr image by Leo-setä.

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On Top of Mt. Beacon…

…NOT covered in snow.

Tip #1 for novice hikers: Do not attempt a 2 1/2 hour vertical climb when the temperature’s hovering around 100°. Nearly wound up in the ER…again. Read about my recent hospital visit and enter for a chance to win a pair of wireless CoolStream Bluetooth headphones.

Holiday in the Hospital (Review)

This post is sponsored by Exeter Science and Entertainment (ESE), who provided me with a pair of CoolStream Bluetooth Headphones. I gave them a road test but only after they were pressed into urgent and unusual service…

The 4th of July brings to mind bbqs, fireworks, the ER. The ER? Yes, when your sister requires an emergency appendectomy. I survived the 6-hour pre-surgery wait thanks in large part to my CoolStream Bluetooth Stereo Headphones. If you haven’t visited an ER lately, my advice is…don’t.

Despite signs requesting No Cell Phone Use and One Visitor Per Patient, there were whole families in each curtained cubicle, loudly conducting business, berating one another and, next door to us, holding a picnic. If you know an ER employee, hug them pronto. Continue reading