The Island of Volcanoes: A guide to Lanzarote geology and landscape

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Earlier this year, geology expert Roger Trend released his book Lanzarote: Island of Volcanoes. It's a hugely informative guide to the powerful forces that created and shaped the island, and we decided to meet Roger to find out more.

The toughest day trip

At 44 years of age, Mark Honeyman is already a veteran of endurance events on and off Lanzarote. But this May he hopes to complete a challenge that has never been achieved before – a return swimming journey to Fuerteventura.

Félix Hernández: Sole Survivor

Félix Hernández's shop at C/Hermanos Zerolo 22 in Arrecife was an amazing step into the past. The sign outside simply said Zapatero Félix, but once you stepped inside, you stepped into the heritage of the island. The shop closed in 2022, however, we interviewed Félix in 2021 and he told us all about his trade.

Ready… Get Set… Go!

As the starting pistol fires for a brand-new year, many people will be resolving to tackle one of the endurance events on Lanzarote. But whether it's a 5K run or a triathlon, they'll need to get prepared. Who better to offer some tips than Lanzarote's Olympic triathlete Lionel Morales?

Three-Stripe Life

The incredible new Adidas Mega Store in the SOCO shopping centre in Puerto del Carmen may be just over a year old, but the man who runs it has been the company's biggest ambassador on the Canaries for decades. We spoke to Michael Bharwani about a business career defined by those three iconic stripes.

Up On The Wall

Murals are nothing new to Lanzarote. César Manrique created several large indoor and outdoor wall paintings, many of which can still be seen; but recent years have seen several larger scale artworks adorning public buildings in Arrecife.