Living

Need to Know

Spain is noisy, and the Canaries are noisier than ever as Carnival approaches. So how can you tackle nuisance noise? On islands where outdoor living is a year-round reality, noise is unavoidable, and the Canarian Government is taking…

Recipe Of The Month

A vivid, multicoloured type-print of flavours and textures on a plate, Antonio Chicón's "all-terrain" fruit salad is the perfect celebratory dish for a St Valentine's dinner, a wedding feast or a carnival battery-charger. The salad…

Rules of the Road

German drivers, for example, automatically use the Reissverschluss (or zipper) system when two streams of traffic merge. This involves waiting until the last minute, then cars entering the single flow alternately, like the teeth of a zip. It…

Ready For Anything

As we head into Lanzarote’s springtime, it’s the ideal time to ensure your home is prepared for what the climate will throw at it. This is traditionally the most unsettled time of year weather-wise, and although rain is still rare,…

Secret Island

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If you’re interested in exploring the wildest and most ancient parts of Lanzarote, then you need to head to Femés. The pretty little town nestles in the massif of Los Ajaches, the 11 million-year-old volcanic range that was the first part…

Ganjarote for allover health

Ganjarote, at C/Bajamar No. 50 in Playa Honda, isn't a cannabis club. It's a unique shop where you can buy the best specialist hemp and cannabis-related cosmetics and health products – the only business of its kind on Lanzarote. What…