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Puerto del Carmen Carnival 2017

The carnival party is in full swing in Arrecife and will soon be heading to Puerto del Carmen, here’s the programme for the first holiday resort in Lanzarote. The main carnival procession is on Saturday 4th March at 17:00, 35 floats and 30 carnival groups have confirmed their participation this year. It’s a great atmosphere […]

Haria Ayuntamiento Investing In The Palms

Haria is know as the valley of a thousand palms, and the ayuntamiento has now taken on a team to trim and look after the trees in the valley. All the trees are being trimmed, and the leaves collected and given to local farmers, So far 220 trees have been trimmed, and the objective is […]

Reasons for living in Lanzarote

Lanzarote – A Better Work / Life Balance Most north Europeans who move here, and I include myself in the group, do so for a better lifestyle. Canarians seem to be better at achieving a good work / life balance than those of us from cooler climes. The siesta is still observed by many businesses […]

Weather in February

It is never easy to give an accurate weather forecast and February can be one of the most unpredictable months as well as sometimes being one of the coolest and dampest months in Lanzarote. However having said that we would still expect most of the month to be warm and sunny with just a few […]

7 mistakes to avoid in Lanzarote

We’ve put together a list of the mistakes people most commonly make on their holiday visit to Lanzarote, in the hope we can help you avoid some or all of them! Drinking spirits like you do back home! We don’t have set measures for a gin and tonic or a whisky and dry – the […]

Goodbye to the Wreck

Telamon shipwreck off Lanzarote Aparently plans are being made to remove The Telamon from the small inlet near to Arrecife Harbour this year…We shall see? The Telamon shipwreck The Telamon sank on 31st of October 1981 off the coast of Lanzarote, about a mile northeast of the port of Arrecife. On it’s last trip it […]

Photos from the new under water museum

Fabulous images taken up close with the statues, from  Manta Diving.          As you can see, some of the statues that were put down originally, already have a good growth on them, and the museum is starting to fulfil its role as an artificially reef.       Some of the figures can be […]

6 NEW wine walks in Lanzarote this year

The guided hikes that include winery visits (and wine tasting!) organised by the Regulatory Council and Senderismo Lanzarote are back this year, starting slightly earlier this year and finishing in September. This year’s walks feature 5 different wineries from last year: Saturday 18th February: Bodegas Vega de Yuco Saturday 18th March: Bodega Guiguan Sunday 7th […]

El Navarro

Just a quick note to let you know that Irache and Simon have moved from El Navarro our favourite restaurant in Costa Teguise. We understand they are working on another which will soon be opening. I will of course keep you posted. Jan x

Fancy doing something different on your next trip?

There really are some fantastic organised trips on the island if you fancy doing something toatally different. We had a great trip around Isla Graciosa a few years ago and we intend to try out some of these too. Carmen Portella Ernest at Click on the link and see what’s available.