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7 Reasons Not to Retire in Gran Canaria

Although retiring to Gran Canaria might sound like a good plan, don’t start packing your bags just yet. When you choose where to retire, you are making a decision for life. You are going to buy a home and spend… (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)

Christmas in Gran Canaria – What’s On?

If you are going to be spending Christmas in Gran Canaria, you might be wondering what’s on. Of course, lying on the beach and sunbathing makes a nice change on Christmas day but what about Christmas Eve in Gran Canaria… (READ MORE)

Gran Canaria – From Tourist to Resident

Gran Canaria holidays? Bliss. We all enjoy holidays to Gran Canaria but what’s it like actually living here?   Photo By Szeke There are pros and cons to living anywhere and many people who come to Gran Canaria or any… (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)


Agaete is a seafaring community in the northwest of Gran Canaria. You used to be able to see the “Finger of God” (rock formation) from there until we had a hurricane in 2005 and snapped it in half! Agaete is… (READ MORE)

About Me

Hi folks!! My name is Victoria and I moved to sunny Gran Canaria almost 10 years ago. Wow, doesn’t time fly! I started off writing some tips about moving here for a friend that was thinking along the same lines… (READ MORE)

Mogan Market

Every Friday about a thousand people walk past my desk (OK, at the moment about a hundred – see my what happened to the summer?! post). When asked “do you want to go fishing?” their reply is always the same…. (READ MORE)