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T-Shirt Apartment

Clothing firm Diesel made its name with vivid advertising campaigns in the 1990s, but none of them have been quite as eye-catching as a recent campaign, which offers t-shirts starting at half a million dollars. The T-shirts feature…

Back to Residential

The Airbnb boom appears to be coming to an end for Canarian home owners, as various estate agents report that landlords are beginning to return to seeking long-term residential clients. Tourist numbers have fallen over the last year, and…

Failing the Killer Touch

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The Rojillos (Reds) have had a difficult start to the season. They have only lost on three occasions, which only the top two clubs can better, but the problem has been that they have drawn 10 of the 16 games played. This leaves UD Lanzarote…

Balcony Life

Balconies are one of the defining Canarian architectural features, a colonial idea that can be seen to impressive effect in the historical area of Vegueta in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria or on the seafront of Santa Cruz de La Palma. Originally…

Eco-Friendly

The world’s future needs a present-day commitment, and that’s as true of our homes as it is of every other aspect of our lives. There are five things to bear in mind when decorating your home. An energy efficiency rating is…

Rearrange your Life

Rearranging your living space is one of the most beneficial things we can do in our home – for our own well-being as well as for practical reasons. Psychologists have often been surprised by how often people report that rearranging…