Living

La Degollada to The Picón Quarry at Maciot

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Tour guide David Penney takes us on a short but stunning walk through the ancient hills that separate Yaiza from the southern plain of Lanzarote. Photos courtesy of Liga Caica. To get to La Degollada, take the road through the…

School Safe

For thousands of kids on The Canaries, this month means a return to school after six long months. But Coronavirus means that things are going to be very different, and teachers, heads and education officials are facing an immense and daunting…

The best of times

August - September is one of the most critical times in Lanzarote gardens, a time when you can’t afford to take your eye off the ball. If you do get it right, however, you won’t regret it. First published in Gazette Life, August…

Crystal Clear

Glass is the building material of the moment - providing incredibly attractive and practical exteriors that let the light flood in and allow stunning views. Nieves Martínez has spent 35 years in glass. She’s in charge of Cristalería…

Holiday Homes

Whether your Lanzarote property is rented out or not, it's still in one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, and that will always dictate the way you furnish and decorate it. Most of us who’ve come here to live first…

What really matters

Nowadays it sometimes seems like a strange collective dream, but the lockdown changed many of us and has shown us that, when it comes to priorities, fitness and beauty are pretty high up on the list. Lockdown was tough on many, but it…