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Sara Dog of the Month: César

César, a big, handsome boy with a look of both a Saint Bernard and a Boxer was born in January 2009 and has been in Sara since April 2016. He’s a strong lad but very well-behaved and a pleasure to walk. He walks to heel until he…

Canaries avoid new outbreaks

As tourism starts again in the Canaries, the islands currently boast the best record of dealing with the virus in Spain. However, the pandemic is far from over, and Canarian reliance on tourism means that the fate of the Canaries is inextricably…

La Graciosa – “Covid-Free”

La Graciosa launched “Covid-free” tourism last month, as ferry company Líneas Romero restarted 10 daily routes between Órzola and the island. The Citizens’ Participation department of Teguise Ayuntamiento has been giving training…

Conservatory online concert

The end-of-course concert at Lanzarote’s conservatory (Insular centre of Music Studies) is an event that most tourists and expats miss out on, but the spectacle of students and teachers performing is always a rewarding and heart-warming event. This…

Smoking? You’re on your own.

Smoking should be forbidden on outdoor terraces and other communal areas as a measure to stop the spread of coronavirus, a public health commission organised by Spain’s Health Ministry has recommended. The commission contained representatives…

Placing their trust in the Canaries

Previous visitors to the Canaries trust the islands as a safe destination, and many of them can't wait to live here full or part-time, according to a survey commissioned by the Canarian Council of Tourism. In June, the council …

JAM Villa Management

For 11 years, Jenny & Martyn of JAM Villa Management have been taking excellent care of holiday rentals. Over the years they have also built strong relationships with owners and guests along the way. For a holiday rental owner, it's…

Natural Bathing Pools at El Golfo

Yaiza Ayuntamiento has presented plans to build “natural pools” at El Golfo. The two pools will be located on the rocky beach in front of the village of El Golfo and will consist of a deeper, 2-metre pool for adults and sports swimmers,…

Please Help Sandra

Until recently, Sandra Viste was living and working as an entertainer in various hotels on Lanzarote. Aged 31, she was friendly and popular and had made many friends on the island. Then she was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Soon she…

“Marvellous response” for CACT open days

Cabildo president María Dolores Corujo has expressed her gratitude to the 35,000 islanders who took advantage of the free entry to the island's centres of art, culture and tourism (CACT) that finished on Sunday. “We're extremely…