Monday
Nov282016

Tastes of Tenerife

Ask anyone and they’ll say that local food is one of the great things about travelling. Whether it’s familiar western stuff, recognisable but altogether different African or South American food or altogether new and exciting Asian, it’s a global language that everyone looks to learn more of.

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Tuesday
Nov222016

Changing Season of Tenerife

It’s easy to think of Tenerife of this a year round tourist trap sitting at a cosy 25-30 degrees for people looking to get tans and ride jet skis. While that isn’t far off the mark in some ways, it does hit the seasonal changes just as hard as the rest of the world. Some of the changes are subtle and need to be looked for; some hit you over the head.

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Tuesday
Nov082016

A Month In Tenerife - Amrit Guron 

"The highlight of my trip has been a boat trip in my third week during the “storm”, the sky was quite literally black, the visibility was constantly changing, and we were surrounded by bottlenose dolphins near the fish farms in Los Cristianos!"

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Monday
Oct242016

A Visit To Cueva Del Viento - Wind Cave 

It was my last week of my 4 week stay at the project and I wanted to do something special for my last day off. While at the bus stop in Los Cristianos I saw an advert at the bus stop for Cueva Del Viento (Wind Cave), the picture caught my attention instantly.

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Wednesday
Oct192016

Making Adventure Happen 

Like lying on the beach tanning yourself all day, dreaming of adventure? Yes? Then don’t bother to read on! Happy to make adventure happen, love to see wildlife in their natural habitat and prepared to muck in? Then you should have been with me this week in Tenerife.

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Thursday
Oct132016

My First Week As Assistant Research Officer 

Rachel, our new Assistant Research Officer on the project has recently started and tells us about how she has been getting on in her first week

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Thursday
Oct062016

What I Loved About Tenerife - Courtney lamb 

"I saw Bottlenose Dolphins and Pilot Whales for the first time and it was amazing, especially when the dolphins are feeding and you see them dive and do spy hops."

Find out what Courtney Lamb loved about her project and all of the things she got to do for the first time..

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Monday
Oct032016

Fresh  Meet

Yes, that pun in the headline WAS intended. Anyway, one of the great things about volunteering  that, perhaps, isn’t advertised enough is the ‘meeting new people’ part of it.

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Tuesday
Sep272016

Proof of the Problem - Cetacean Conservation 

Last week our whale and dolphin crew notcied a situation that proves why the work we are doing in Tenerife is so important for the conservation of cetaceans. Find out what happened in this blog...

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Monday
Sep052016

A Week Of Firsts 

Tenerife Whale and Dolphin conservation has seen a lot of firsts this week. Some volunteers here for a longer period had their first week, we’ve had our first presentation night and I went to the local Mexican restaurant for the first time.

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