Past And Present

October 2017: Where's the buzz?

Beekeeping is a relatively new tradition on Lanzarote, and one that has been developed by foreigners as well as locals. We spoke to Betty Bonanni, one of the founders of Apicultura Lanzarote, a company which produces organic honey and manages…

March 2016: Underwater Spectacle

Jason de Caires Taylor’s spectacular Museo del Atlántico project in Playa Blanca has received worldwide coverage after being installed in February. We spoke to him about one of the biggest art events of the year. Jason Taylor's studio…

September 2017: Wine Fiesta

The Fiesta at La Geria one of Lanzarote’s most charming celebrations, and a link to a past that has made the island prosperous in the present. Shaun Addison spent a morning among the volcanoes, meeting camels and the Bodega’s chief wine…

April 2016: Local History

The Castillo de San Gabriel in Arrecife is one of Lanzarote’s oldest fortresses, and is currently home to the Arrecife History Museum. But few of the thousands of tourists who walk along the stone bridge to the offshore island know that they…

February 2016: Arrecife Oscars

A Lanzarote lad will once again walk up the the red carpet to the Academy Awards ceremony on February 28th following Arrecife-born designer Paco Delgado’s second Oscar nomination in the Costume Design category. Paco Delgado is the…

February 2016: "Rosetta Stone"

An engraved stone discovered in Fuerteventura could be the key to deciphering the mysterious ancient carvings that are found on Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. The stone, discovered at the Cuchillete de Buenavista, an important archeological…