Canary Islands

Naked rowing, hallucinations and whales - what it's like to row across the Atlantic

<b>As part of the Talisker Atlantic Challenge the quad rowed 3,000 miles from the Canary Islands to Antigua in aid of two charities - Mind and Spinal</b> …

Sailing

Top 10 last-minute half-term holiday deals

Looking for a family break but no time to browse? Our pick of late deals in Europe and further afield will ease the way to a February escape<p>A sunny, beachside city break, Cyprus<p>Cyprus is one of the most popular winter sun destinations in Europe. In February it won’t be hot and the sea temperature …

Europe

Spain detains two smugglers over migrant deaths

The inflatable boat was found Monday off a beach at the popular resort of Costa Teguise in Lanzarote in Spain's Canary Islands with five bodies …

Spain

Nissan says electric car tech could slash energy bills

Excess energy collected via solar panels on sunny days and stored in a fridge-sized home-battery could be sold back to the national grid at peak …

Energy

Chinese women set two world records for rowing unsupported across the Atlantic | Outdoor & Extreme | South China Morning Post

Four Chinese women have just set the world record for rowing across the Atlantic. Team Kung Fu Cha Cha reached shore after 34 days at sea, beating …

News (China)

Weed in Tenerife

Tenerife is the most populous of the seven Canary islands, with a population of more than 900 000 people. It is also one of the top destinations for …

Cannabis

Diego Lopez Attempting 'Continents Seven' Open Water Swims in 2018

While most of us couldn’t dream of doing them all in even a lifetime, <b>Diego Lopez</b> is attempting a major swim in each of the seven continents in …

Josue "Pinky" de Leon "Tropicueld"W Section

▼ Advertisement ▼<p>▼ Advertisement ▼<p>Check out Josue “Pinky” de Leon’s section from the “Tropicueld” video!<p>The crew at Islands BMX Shop uploaded Josue …

BMX

Why I still hang out of airplanes instead of shooting with drones

#lookdown<p>As a child, photographer Clarke Tommy spent all of his vacations on the beach: this got him thinking about the interaction between water and …

Sydney

6 migrants found dead near Spanish island

| <b>Published —</b> Monday 15 January 2018<p>FILE PHOTO: Migrants are seen on a capsizing boat off the Italian coast in this image from May 2016. (Handout: …

Refugees

Seven migrants die trying to reach Spain's Canary Islands

MADRID (Reuters) - Seven North African migrants died on Monday trying to reach Spain’s Canary Islands from Morocco in a small inflatable boat, Spanish authorities said.<p>A migrant looks on as she is rescued by Libyan coast guards in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, January 15, 2018. …

Refugees

The new Nissan LEAF: one sold every 12 minutes in Europe

<b>Tenerife, Canary Islands (January 15, 2018)</b> – In just three months since the new Nissan LEAF was announced, Nissan today revealed that it has already …

Electric Vehicles

Seven migrants found dead off shore of Lanzarote

<b>Seven African migrants have died trying to reach the Spanish island of Lanzarote, Canary Islands police say.</b><p>Five men were found dead in a drifting inflatable boat near a beach resort.<p>Police said it appeared that two other men who had been able to get out of the boat died while trying to swim to …

Refugees

‘Relentless’ set new Republic of Ireland record for crossing Atlantic

News (Ireland)

'Every day I am crushed': the stateless man held without trial by Australia for eight years

A UN body says Said Imasi should be released and compensated. But he still faces a potentially limitless detention<p>Said Imasi is a man without a past: a man, it seems, without a future.<p>He doesn’t know where he was born, or when. He has few documents to demonstrate who he is or where he comes from.<p>He …

Western Sahara

Portland Oregon food and drink event calendar

Join us for a tasting of some 18 or so super cutting edge Spanish wines from two of Oregon’s leading Importers of top wines from Spain – Estelle …

Portland, OR

British rowers set Atlantic crossing record

‘Four Oarsmen’ take 29 days and 15 hours to complete 3,000-mile race from Canary Islands to Antigua<p>Four British rowers have set a new record for crossing the Atlantic Ocean after reaching land in the Caribbean early on Saturday.<p>George Biggar, Dicky Taylor, Peter Robinson and Stuart Watts spent 29 …

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

British rowers break Atlantic crossing record

Four amateur British rowers have smashed an endurance race record by rowing across the Atlantic in just over 29 days – five days quicker than the …

Antigua

Spain Overtakes a Struggling U.S. as World’s Second Favorite Tourist Destination

Spain has jumped above the U.S. to become the second biggest tourist destination, according to new estimated figures.<p>Despite facing a number of …

Tourism

A team of four amateurs have won an endurance race dubbed the world's toughest row in record time - crossing the Atlantic in under 30 days.The London-based Four Oarsmen were among 25 teams taking part in The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge which

A team of four amateurs have won an endurance race dubbed the world's toughest row in record time - crossing the Atlantic in under 30 days.<p>The …

Scotch Whisky

Miller to serve on USA Basketball World Cup committee

Former Girard resident to help choose women's team. Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride among 29 players considered.<p>Former Girard resident Curt Miller …

Women's Basketball

How much does it cost to sail around the world? The real costs of liveaboard cruising

Two years ago my partner Nick and I set off from the UK to fulfill our dream of sailing around the world. We had spent many years planning for this …

Sailing

Roundup of Cruise Ships Set for Delivery in 2018

2018 will be another busy year for builders of cruise ships as 16 ships are earmarked for completion and delivery.<br>[[ This is a content summary only. …

Cruise Ships

The 10 best places to avoid noise, light and air pollution

The darkest, quietest and cleanest places left on Earth<p>Posted!<p>A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.<p>Like this topic? You may also like these …

Mojave Desert

Smart supermarket workers help 79-year-old avoid iTunes scam

Heartless conmen had convinced the Linwood OAP to spend £500<p>Quick-thinking supermarket staff prevented a 79-year-old woman falling victim to a cruel …

Philippe Coutinho

Scots man feared missing on holiday in Tenerife found safe and well

Friends confirmed Paul Joss, from Barrhead, had been traced after his sister issued a Facebook plea to track him down.<p>A Scots man who was feared …

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Mount Teide, Canary Islands

Photo submitted by Bart De Lepeleer, “Climbed Mount Teide / Tenerife / Canary Islands early on 1st January 2018, the most quiet morning of the year. …

Cycling

Buy BA, fly a different airline: what awaits many Gatwick passengers this summer

As British Airways prepares for its biggest summer programme of flights from Gatwick for a decade, <i>The Independent</i> has learned that thousands of …

Airlines

Easy 2018 Escapes

Kayak has just released its 2018 Travel Hacker Guide, and the report is a treasure trove of valuable data for planning escapes in the year ahead.<p>Want …

Trends

Idyllic SUP Surfing on Spain's Canary Islands

The Canary Islands sit high atop the bucket lists of SUP surfers from around the globe. Home to epic waves and beautiful scenery, it’s no wonder why …

Travel