How to Get a Spanish Driving Licence

Although you can use a British, Irish or European driving licence if you’re on holiday, you might want to get a Spanish driving licence if you’re going to be living here long term. This is what a Spanish driving licence… (READ MORE)

7 Things to Do in Maspalomas

Maspalomas is the oldest of all the tourist resorts on the island of Gran Canaria and is the ideal place to stay regardless of your budget. There is a vibrant, party feel throughout at night, although during the day it… (READ MORE)

Vista Bonita Review

Vista Bonita is an exclusive gay and lesbian complex, which offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. This small complex is in Sonnenland, which is a short distance from the bustling main resort of Playa del Ingles. The apartments are big… (READ MORE)

Wedding Photos and Videos

If you are thinking about getting married in Gran Canaria, getting a photographer or videographer might be something to consider. There are some companies who arrange weddings in Gran Canaria and, if you book with one of them, the photos… (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria Markets

Try to make it to one of the farmers’ markets in Gran Canaria if you can. The farmers sell their own produce and it is a joy to buy lovely fresh fruit and vegetables. The prices are good and you… (READ MORE)

Going Local in Gran Canaria – Book Review

Although Gran Canaria is nothing more than a destination to many people, somewhere to spend a sunny week or two, it has become home to other tourist-turned-residents like myself. People who simply visit the island for a week of good… (READ MORE)

Tortilla Espanola Recipe

This Spanish omelette is a Canarian favourite and in Gran Canaria you can order it in a baguette with alioli (garlic mayonnaise) or by itself with either ketchup or alioli. You can get tortilla espanola as a tapa for a… (READ MORE)

Oil Drilling Off Gran Canaria Coast

Perhaps you saw this article in the Daily Mail a couple of days ago: claiming that oil is going to be drilled for a mere 40 miles off the coastline. So, is this true and, if so, how will… (READ MORE)