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Does “thriving” Puerto really have the wow factor?

Puerto de la Cruz is thriving again. This is the official message currently being bandied about. Is it a bold claim or a fact? I have been asked to comment and to provide evidence, if I can, to support this claim.Full Article

A busy New Year for Puerto but will projects come to fruition?

As another year draws to its conclusion, it is time once again to reflect on what’s happened in Puerto de la Cruz during the last 12 months, what improvements have been ...Full Article

Writing a book on rubbish and recycling!

For want of a better topic, this month I return to the subject of rubbish, or to be exact, the handling of it within Puerto de la Cruz. I ...Full Article

Agatha Christie: still the Queen of crime?

Ninety years ago, in February 1927 to be ex-act, Agatha Christie, the undisputed British queen of murder, mystery and suspense, spent a short holiday in Puerto de la Cruz, ...Full Article

Bus station boost but what about the other Puerto projects?

At last there has been some movement on the Bus Station Project. It is almost as if someone has suddenly woken up to the fact that if work doesn’t ...Full Article

Popular Puerto but just what does the 21st century visitor want?

It is that time of the year again when I struggle to think of what to say. August is not my favourite month of the year, it is the ...Full Article

Big projects in the limelight but the rest of Puerto is suffering

Is it only me who feels Puerto puts far too much emphasis on major projects, so much so as to have a detrimental effect on the remainder of the ...Full Article

Everyone loves a street market so why not in Puerto?

Recently we were treated to the Puerto Street Market. It was to be an event, we were promised, which would be a shopper’s extravaganza, with 150 of the town’s ...Full Article

Transformation of the Taoro building but how long will Puerto wait?

A few months ago when referring to the Taoro building I used the term ‘watch this space’, a bad choice of phrase, as I now realise, as it implied ...Full Article

Why Puerto will no longer tolerate “clutter” on the streets

From unauthorised tables and chairs, to hoardings and billboards, it’s a big “no” from the council. I am going over old ground today, which in itself is nothing new ...Full Article
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