Category Archives: Lifestyle

Aaaarrghh Mateys! ABC Playschool Pirate’s Island Summer Camp!

Welcome to ABC Playschool Summer Camp Why does it take a pirate so long to learn the alphabet?   Because they’re always getting stuck at “C” Ha harrr!   Not this summer though. ABC playschool’s little pirates are set to land on a Tropical Tikki Island filled with treasure, healthy treats…

Newsbrief: Gran Canaria wines ranked some of the best in all Spain with gold medal and distinction

Those who know the extraordinary wines of Gran Canaria also understand that it is often in too short a supply, with various bodegas (vineyards) around the island producing unique flavours in relatively small amounts, prices can be a little higher than many would want to pay.  Regardless, they are always…

WIN TICKETS TO SAINT PETERSBURG BALLET GALA-CONCERT – “STARS OF WHITE NIGHTS” – July 23

SAINT-PETERSBURG BALLET SOLOISTS THE FIRST TIME BALLET SCHOOL STUDENTS OF GRAN CANARIA WILL PERFORM WITH THE STARS There are few places where performances from the world’s most influential school of Russian classical ballet can be seen, you’d probably have to fly to Russia. But this month the St. Petersburg Ballet…

The Canary Events highlights July 2017

After the San Juan celebrations, with the most amazing midsummer weather, there are plenty of events and festivities to enjoy during the summer month of July 2017.  Here are some of our favourites; handpicked events for the month ahead. A local bank holiday in the municipality San Bartolomé de Tirajana…

Events: Foundation of Las Palmas festivities

June 24, 1478 an army, commanded by Captain Juan Rejón sent by the Crown of Castile

The XIX Circuito Maspalomas Golf Cup

Sunday May 28 marks the start of the XIX Circuito Maspalomas Golf

Newsbrief : Pasito Blanco party boat DJ detained with drugs.

Policia Nacional detained two 40 year old men a couple of weeks back for allegedly planning to distribute narcotic substances onboard a recreational boat intended for parties out at sea and one of them is said to have been the DJ responsible for playing the music.  Identified with initials S.G.M. and…

Int’l SPAR Congress Gran Canaria

Nearly 400 SPAR delegates from around the world have come to the island

Canarian Government plan sugar & pastry tax

The Canary Islands government are to create a tax that will tax sugary drinks

The Canary Awards – May 6th, Puerto Rico

60 Businesses, Community Organisations and Individuals were shortlisted by English speakers

Valsequillo Strawberry Fair, Gran Canaria

It’s that time of the year again when you can almost taste summer, and what better way

A prince takes on Gloria Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria

A 29 year old senior member of the Bahraini royal family

Spar Natural to open store in Las Palmas

Spring always brings good news and Spar Natural have announced they will

Warm Saharan winds bring Spring Calima

With temperatures rising and Saharan dust blowing in on a glorious spring Calima

125 years of Real Club de Golf de Las Palmas

On December 17, 1891, a group of amateur British golfers created Spain’s first ever golf course

GRAN CANARIA WALKING FESTIVAL

The 5th edition of Gran Canaria Walking Festival 2016 has been made up of 6 trekking routes 

The Gran Canaria Fronton King Pro 2016

The World Championship of bodyboard Gran Canaria Frontón King Pro 2016

ASSSA Insurance: Invest in your health

PUBLICIDAD – Some people are mainly focused on the price when they look for health insurance

Gran Canaria small game hunting season

Hunting on Gran Canaria, and other islands, is still a popular  traditional activity

Fishing licenses on Gran Canaria

Lots of people enjoy fishing either inland or in the waters around Gran Canaria.

The Canary Weekend tips 15-17 July

Water is a main theme right now, especially with Calima winds and temperatures of 38˚+

New ‘Las Palmas Experience’ bus ticket

The new tourism product entitled the ‘Las Palmas Experience‘ now includes entry 

130,000 have no access to broadband

The Cabildo of Gran Canaria has proposed that within four years the entire island territory

Fiesta del Carmen Mogán, 7-31 July

Fiesta del Carmen is one of the most hotly anticipated celebrations of the year,