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The Banana Road {Travel Book Review}

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The Banana Road
Post Last Modified – January 17, 2024 ¦

The Banana Road – It’s Tenerife But Not As You Know It

As a Baby Boomer Travel, Health & Wellness Blogger, I’m also an avid reader. I recently added a new book reviews segment to my blog. My most recent read is the featured author’s latest publication called …

🍌 The Banana Road. 🍌

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🍌 The Banana Road – It’s Tenerife But Not As You Know It, takes you to the author and her husbands first years and experiences living abroad.

The book is followed with another delightful read and continuation, which was written by Andrea’s husband called; 🐫 Camel Spit & Cork Trees. I was delighted to be given the opportunity to 👀 read and to offer a personal review of both of these wonderful 📚 publications.

About The Author Of The Banana Road

The Banana Road Author

Andrea Montgomery and husband Jack Montgomery packed their 🧳 bags a number of years ago, leaving the United Kingdom to start a new life experience living in the 🏝 Canary Islands.

Over the years, they both began new careers becoming successful travel 📝 writers for many ; 🧭 travel & ✈ airline magazines, as well as contributions to world travel guidebooks. Today, both Andrea and Jack are now well known accomplished travel writers. They began their new careers by writing about travel to and about unique experiences that can be found in the 🏝 Canary Islands.

They are now highly regarded successful book & guidebook publishers, with a focus on Slow Travel To “Off The Beaten Track” locations throughout Europe.

 It’s Tenerife – But Not As You Know It

Teide National Park Tenerife

How many of us have thought about packing up and escaping that 9 to 5 rat race over the years. Commuting every day to work and dreaming of better things afar?

Well, Andrea and her husband did just that!

They up and decided to escape chaos leaving very successful careers, family and more. They began a new adventure filled life on Spain’s Canary Island of; Tenerife.

Terrace In Tenerife

Not all is 🍑 peaches and 🥛 cream though, as you will discover turning the pages. Their new life begins in this very foreign sub-tropical country, with many obstacles to overcome.

Andrea invites you to tag along as they attempt to get settled, survive and experience their misadventures on this new, very foreign tropical island.

You can feel their emotions and hardships along the way, as they venture into new careers as travel writers.

Mount Teide View From Tenerife

From going out on a limb and purchasing a 🏡 home, learning a new foreign language, to getting acquainted with the locals, it’s definitely a life changing adventure for them!

She shares their unique experiences with their interesting neighbors, and the islands locals along the way, both good and sometimes not so good.

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The Banana Road In Tenerife

The Banana Road Cover

The book’s title – The Banana Road is taken from the author’s first home in Tenerife. They literally live along a 🍌 Banana Grove, and alongside a small 🏌 golf course and driving range on the island.

Carnival in Puerto de la Cruz-Tenerife

Andrea has a gift for adding humor to their often heartbreaking escapades, as they struggle to just survive their first few years on the island.

Their strong will and determination to make a real go of it and be successful on their new venture, will leave you with nothing but praise for the two of them!

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If you love travel like I do, or have ever considered stepping out of the box and making a new start in a foreign country, this 📖 book is a must read!

Their hard work and determination to succeed, definitely pays off over time. The two are now very accomplished travel writers. After 14 years living in the Canary Islands, they are now back in mainland Portugal, continuing their travels and writing throughout Europe.

Below, I’ve included a link to the author’s official blog website for your convenience. As well, you can follow their upcoming adventures and join them on most major social media platforms.

🗺 Be sure to check out the {Google Map} box at the bottom of this post for Tenerife’s exact location. 🗺

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If you’re looking for a secure and easy way to purchase this new book, check out their link to Amazon below.

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🍌 Amazon – The Banana Road 🍌

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😎 Safe and Healthy Travels!

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Although my book was provided in collaboration with its author, rest assured all content and opinions are mine and reflect my personal experience only.
📸 Personal photographs shown here, have been supplied by the author with express permission to post here in this article.

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A Blogger Since 2012, Robert has a {Passion for Travel}, having worked in the industry for over 35 years. He enjoys sharing special moments & tips on; Travel, Health & Wellness, Book Reviews and much more!

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