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New Year’s Day 2010 in Gran Canaria

As you might now, I work in the harbour, Puerto Escala, selling fishing trips. Christmas and New Year is the busiest period of the entire year, apart from July to September (the summer season). However… new year’s day is the… (READ MORE)

Immaculate Conception Fiesta 2010

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception, or La Inmaculada Concepti√≥n as it is known in Spanish, is a bank holiday which falls on December 8th every year. This public holiday marks the start of the Christmas celebrations and it is… (READ MORE)

Relocating to Gran Canaria

I recently received a message from Patricia, who is wondering about moving to La Higuerita and who asked me about the place and the cost of living. Thanks for your most recent message, Patricia – I’ll post it on here… (READ MORE)

2010 Gran Canaria Festival Calendar

There is always something going on in Gran Canaria and, if you are coming on holiday, you will want to know what events and festivals coincide with your stay. Some of the fiestas are a bit of a pain for… (READ MORE)

Exchange Rate in Gran Canaria

The exchange rate is currently 0.97 cents to the pound which isn’t the best news for British people wanting to take a holiday in Gran Canaria! When you compare it to last year’s 1.20 to the pound or 2007’s 1.40… (READ MORE)

Where to Go for New Year in Gran Canaria

Well, Christmas in Gran Canaria was lots of fun. OK, not so much fun for me because I was working but we did as the Canarians do and had our Christmas dinner on 24th December rather than on Christmas day… (READ MORE)

It’s December!

Well the weather is certainly in keeping with the season. For us residents it’s pretty cold! It was about 22 degrees C today which isn’t bad but it’s gone under 20 degrees C right now and with temperatures going down… (READ MORE)

Speedlinks: 29 Oct 2008

Here are some quick links to other bloggers thinking about the Canary Islands: Cheap Holidays In Gran Canaria ¬†– cheap is always good Lifer Inmobiliaria closes its 10 offices in the Gran Canaria Province and “disappears off the face of… (READ MORE)

Is Gran Canaria Busy in December

It is incredibly busy here from about the 23rd of December until the 5th of January but fairly quiet outside those dates. If you fancy spending Christmas in Gran Canaria you should book your tickets soon since most of the… (READ MORE)

The Indian Head bar, Puerto Rico

The Indian Head is one of those bars I’ve walked past many times and never ventured inside! When it comes to bars Gran Canaria offers a fair bit of variety and this bar looked a bit different from the outside…. (READ MORE)