Maspalomas Lighthouse Museum Plans

Maspalomas Lighthouse is going to be converted into an Ethnography museum later in 2012, and it will cost around 400,000 euros. This project is part of the plans for World Tourism Day which will be held later this year in… (READ MORE)

Smoking Banned at Playa del Mogan

A new law has been passed prohibiting smoking on one of Gran Canaria’s favorite beaches, Playa del Mogan. This is largely because of the dog-ends that smokers carelessly flick into the sand when they’ve finished smoking. I might be in… (READ MORE)

Early Winter Holiday Booking on the Rise

How far in advance do you book your holiday? A few weeks, a few months or even a whole year ahead like some people are doing right now? The growing demand for Gran Canaria holiday bookings for the rest of… (READ MORE)

New Aer Lingus Flights to Gran Canaria

Aer Lingus is now offering flights between Cork and Gran Canaria. The new service runs every Sunday and flights depart Cork at 7am. This route is operational until April 2012. The flights are 4 hours and 10 minutes, and non-stop…. (READ MORE)

Liberty Boat Blaze in Puerto Rico

I recently heard the sad news about what happened to the Liberty boat in Puerto Rico. I used to sell tickets for one of the neighbouring boats but not that one. The Liberty was a pleasure boat which took tourists… (READ MORE)

Mount Teide Lunar Eclipse

There will be an eclipse over Mount Teide tomorrow but it happens before 8 o’clock in the morning so you have to be awake bright and early to see it!! Mount Teide is the highest point on the Canary island… (READ MORE)

ExpoMeloneras Art Fair

If you are an art lover, you will be pleased to know about the upcoming art fair on November 12th 2010. This will take place at ExpoMeloneras at 7pm. Entrance is free and artists include Alvaro Henriquez, Ines Melado, Kumoki… (READ MORE)

Is it Quiet in Gran Canaria in May?

According to tourism to the Canary Islands is “in freefall”. Whereas I wouldn’t put it quite like that it does seem to be quiet right now. 🙁 April and May are usually the quietest months though. It is the… (READ MORE)

Airlines & Travel Companies Going Bust

A number of airlines and travel companies have gone out of business recently, including Futura, Zoom Airlines, XL Airways and Seguro Holidays. XL Airways went into administration last Friday morning, annoyingly one day before my sister was supposed to be… (READ MORE)