Las Palmas Carnaval 2012 Agenda

If you are planning to visit Las Palmas during Carnaval time in 2012, you will be pleased to know that the local council has released the agenda, so you can get busy planning your trip. There is a Carnaval in… (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)


I used to live in Tauro so I know it quite well. Tauro is located behind Playa del Amadores and you can stay there if you want somewhere quieter than Playa del Ingles or Puerto Rico. Tauro is peaceful and… (READ MORE)

WOMAD 2011 in Las Palmas

So, what’s on in Gran Canaria in November? Well, this year’s WOMAD fiesta is scheduled for November 12th, 2011 in Santa Catalina and The Boulevard, in Las Palmas, and that is something you don’t want to miss. There will be… (READ MORE)

Afrikat Catamaran Trip

Boat trips in Gran Canaria are something that appeals to all ages. You can choose from fishing trips, dolphin-watching trips, glass-bottom boat trips or even a wonderful catamaran cruise. One of the most popular boat trips in Gran Canaria is… (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)


Mogan makes up a large part of Gran Canaria and is the second biggest municipality on the island. This municipality is located in the southwest of the island, and includes the fishing towns of Arguineguin and Puerto de Mogan. A… (READ MORE)

Scuba Diving Information

Whether you are new to scuba diving or a keen diver, Gran Canaria can be an enjoyable place to dive. The water temperature is about 18C in the winter and 25C in the summer, so you will need a 7mm… (READ MORE)


Valleseco is an attractive area north of the center of Gran Canaria. “Valle” is valley and “seco” is dry but there isn’t much about this green part of the island which can be called dry. There are hiking trails in… (READ MORE)