Try a little Spanish when you travel

Language coach Janet Harper offers some basic phrases for tourists arriving on the island.

Writing in Lanzarote

Crime author Harry Dunn tells us why he finds Lanzarote such an inspiring location for the writing, and shares a few tips.

Furever Homes

The SARA sanctuary here on Lanzarote cares for many abandoned cats and dogs. However, its ultimate aim is to find forever homes for all the animals. Justin Kerswell shares a few success stories of how paws met people.

Flashback – Coronavirus Reaches La Gomera

In the 2020 March edition of the Gazette we published our first piece on the Coronavirus reaching the Canaries. Little did we know that it would lead to countrywide lockdowns and travel restrictions, along with the use of masks and talks of vaccinations.

Wine Culture

Lanzarote is a wine culture, and that means so much more than what you choose to wash your dinner down with. Here's how the vine has defined the island.

3 Key Canarian Ingredients

The Canary Islands lie between three continents that have shaped their cuisine. African goats have provided milk and meat since prehistory, wile the discovery of the New World brought potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, tobacco and much more. Meanwhile, European cooking techniques and styles have always dominated.

El Cuchillo Ridge

El Cuchillo means “the knife” in English, and tour guide David Penney knows this strange and beautiful area of northern Lanzarote backwards.

Control & Fulfillment

Last month our sales rep Beverley Farley took a one-to-one class with yoga teacher Laurel Regan from Lanzarote Yoga Escape. We asked her for her impressions.

Holiday Help!

The Canarian Government has announced its Canarian Holiday Bonus, an initiative that will subsidise the holidays of Canarian residents who decide to take their holiday on the islands.

While you’re gone

While we’re hoping that tourists will flock back to the island soon, many of us are also waiting for the chance to get back home to see family and friends at long last. If you’re leaving your property unattended this summer, it’s time to check your security arrangements.