Living

Taxing times

Property owners on Lanzarote are subject to several taxes, but those who are non-resident also have specific taxes to take into account. It’s something that, for many people, will require expert legal assistance and advice.

And breath…

Lanzarote's fresh air, sunshine and remarkable beauty offers the perfect setting for yoga, in which spirituality and health combine to make us feel better in body and soul. To find out more we spoke to yoga teacher Laurel Regan.

Los Agujeros to the Cueva del Agua

Tour guide David Penney leads us on the perfect short walk for a breezy, sunny day on Lanzarote's rugged east coast.

Butterfly Life

Steve Dargonne and Carol Cox have turned their Lanzarote garden into a butterfly reserve for the large and beautiful Monarch butterfly, an American species that has also made its home on the Canaries. Here’s their story.

A jewel in Soo

La Tienda de Lourdes (Lourdes’s Shop), in Soo, is a jewel of authentic, traditional Lanzarote life; a place where the hard work, care and talent of one woman have created an unforgettable little Lanzarote business.

Sharing the cost of testing

A Lanzarote rental owner is offering to pay the cost of the tests required to return to the UK, in an attempt to get business moving on an island that is still suffering from international Covid restrictions.

Volunteering Hope

Justin Kerswell’s photos have helped several of the animals at SARA animal shelter to find safe, loving new homes, but he’s just one of several people who give their time and energy to help the animals. last month Justin chatted to a few of the volunteers about why they come to SARA.

Need to know – Travel agents

You don’t need us to remind you how complicated travel has become since the Covid pandemic began, but this situation means that estate agents now provide an increasingly useful and important service.

Out to lunch

In Spain they take lunch seriously. And if you want to set yourself up for the rest of the day, it's worth discovering the options.

Standing tall

Statues have been big news in the UK recently, as the government passes new laws to stop them being “cancelled”, but what are the chances of Lanzarote's monuments being torn down?