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Hardmel Rock Pub, Las Palmas

Hardmel Rock Bar is located in Las Palmas in the north of the island, away from the typical tourist resorts. However, you will be surprised to see how this venue comes alive at the weekend, offering an exciting alternative music… (READ MORE)

When is Carnaval 2012 in Gran Canaria?

Next year’s Carnaval is going to be from 3rd – 21st February in Las Palmas (according to the official website) and from 25th February until 4th March in Maspalomas and Playa del Ingles (according to the local council website). If… (READ MORE)

Playa de la Alcaravaneras

If you are staying in Las Palmas then Playa de la Alcaravaneras is a very close beach. Situated in the northeast of Gran Canaria, Playa de la Alcaravaneras has calm water and golden sands. There are cafes, restaurants and bars… (READ MORE)

Schedule of Dates for Las Palmas Carnaval 2011 – Plan Your Trip!

The dates for the Carnaval Las Palmas have finally been announced and you can find a complete guide here: http://lpacarnaval.com/events?locale=en as well as on our 2011 Gran Canaria calendar here: http://www.cunningcanary.com/2011-gran-canaria-festival-calendar/ If you are thinking about booking a holiday to… (READ MORE)

Canary Islands Music Festival January 2011

Between January 7 and February 6, 2011, you can enjoy the annual Canary Islands music festival. This festival has taken place every year since 1985 and each year there seem to be more artists and visitors. The classical music concerts… (READ MORE)

Playa de las Canteras

In some ways Playa de las Canteras in Las Palmas is similar to the beaches in the south, but a lot of people prefer Las Canteras beach because it is not so touristy and it is often quieter (unless you… (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria – Which Resort is Best?

As you probably know, there are various resorts in Gran Canaria but which one is best? Well it depends on a few things. Are you looking for somewhere quiet or somewhere with a vibrant nightlife? Are you going to rent… (READ MORE)

Tips for Exploring Las Palmas

Exploring Las Palmas is highly recommended. This is the capital of Gran Canaria and if you fancy a day away from the beach there is plenty to see there. Las Palmas is a bit of a sprawling city, however, and… (READ MORE)

Carnival Drag Queen Gala 2010 in Gran Canaria

The Carnival Queen Gala takes place on February 12th in Las Palmas and this is part of the Las Palmas Carnival 2010. Expect to see some truly wild costumes including glitter, sparkles, feathers and skyscraper heels… and that’s just the… (READ MORE)