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Kennel Klub 3 Jet off for a new life on the mainland.

Kennel Klub 3 Jet off for a new life on the mainland.

Sunday 29th October 2017, saw the departure of 3 rescue dogs as they headed for a new life in mainland Spain....

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Monarch Airlines cease trading

Monarch Airlines cease trading

Monarch Airlines has ceased trading with immediate effect, leaving 110,000 customers overseas and in the region of 300,0...

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Monarch looking for a lifeline for the 2nd time in a year

Monarch looking for a lifeline for the 2nd time in a year

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is considering wether or not to hand Monarch a temporary extension to its Air Travel ...

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September Road Trip!

September Road Trip!

We have recently had friends visiting from Holland and decided it was time for another road trip around the island. ...

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Aena Airport Strike threat avoided

Aena Airport Strike threat avoided

Workers Unions and Airport operator Aena have agreed a last minute deal 'in principle' meaning that that it is likely th...

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César Manrique.  25 years on.

César Manrique. 25 years on.

Today, 25th September 2017, marks the 25th Anniversary of the untimely death of César Manrique. The local Artist and A...

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Airport strikes dependant on the tax authorities

Airport strikes dependant on the tax authorities

After negotiations between the Airport Unions, AENA, Enaire and the Ministry of Development, the final decision on accep...

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Jellyfish visit Playa Blanca

Jellyfish visit Playa Blanca

The presence of Jellyfish in the seas around Playa Blanca have forced the yellow flag to be raised on Papagayo, Dorada a...

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Strike is over.  Attractions re-open to the public

Strike is over. Attractions re-open to the public

The workers strike has come to an end, and CACT Attractions such as The Timanfaya Fire Mountain tour and Mirador del Rio...

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Aena Airport Strikes postponed

Aena Airport Strikes postponed

Proposed strikes by Aena staff have been postponed after The Secretary of State promised to support and accept the views...

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Playa Chica Temporarily Closed

Playa Chica Temporarily Closed

The Ayuntamiento de Tías has temporarily closed Playa Chica due to the possible presence of Microalgae....

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Small controlled explosion on Papagayo Beach

Small controlled explosion on Papagayo Beach

In the last hour, the Guardia Civil, along with a team of explosives experts have carried out a small controlled explosi...

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New Beach plans for Playa Blanca approved

New Beach plans for Playa Blanca approved

The Costas department have approved the plans of a new beach in the Marina Rubicon area of Playa Blanca....

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Visiting Lanzarote on a budget?

Visiting Lanzarote on a budget?

On a strict budget? Here are a few things that you can do for free (some of which will need a car) whilst exploring the...

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Extreme weather conditions expected in Lanzarote

Extreme weather conditions expected in Lanzarote

Temperatures of up to 36 degrees are expected in parts of Lanzarote, along with strong winds and violent waves....

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AENA Worker strikes threaten Lanzarote Airport operations

AENA Worker strikes threaten Lanzarote Airport operations

A potential strike by AENA workers demanding improved pay and working conditions threatens the operation of Lanzarote Ai...

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Strike action at Lanzarote Attractions

Strike action at Lanzarote Attractions

Due to strike action by the employees, the Lanzarote attractions managed by CACT will be closed to the public today, and...

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Where can you see the Perseid meteor shower in Lanzarote?

Where can you see the Perseid meteor shower in Lanzarote?

This weekend sees the annual meteor Perseid meteor shower will fill the night sky with glowing streaks, as the Earth tra...

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Lanzarote Visitor figures for June 2017 announced

Lanzarote Visitor figures for June 2017 announced

The latest tourist / visitor figures have been released by the Centro de Datos. ...

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Arrecife En Vivo Music Festival 2017

Arrecife En Vivo Music Festival 2017

Arrecife En Vivo is back! Here is the line up and dates for the 2017 event....

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Plane Watching in Lanzarote

Plane Watching in Lanzarote

Although I wouldn't describe myself as an Aviation geek, there is something fascinating about standing at the end of the...

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What is a Calima?

What is a Calima?

If you follow our Social Media, or visit our web site you might find us mentioning a phenomena known as a Calima. ...

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Internet and T.V. in Lanzarote

Internet and T.V. in Lanzarote

In todays world, the internet plays an important part in day to day life, be it staying connected to friends and family ...

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Christmas in Lanzarote!

Christmas in Lanzarote!

It's 30 degrees outside and we're half way to Christmas - so maybe it's time to start thinking about a festive holiday i...

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A taste of Spain in Lanzarote

A taste of Spain in Lanzarote

Tapas is a popular cuisine here in the Canary Islands, and we definitely recommend giving it a try....

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Visiting La Graciosa

Visiting La Graciosa

Visit two islands in one holiday! La Graciosa is a small sandy island located on Lanzarote's Northern coast....

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Jeep Adventure Lanzarote - Part One

Jeep Adventure Lanzarote - Part One

We like to explore, and it was time to ditch the car in favour of a 4x4 to find some hidden gems....

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Day Trip to Fuerteventura

Day Trip to Fuerteventura

It's easy to Island hop between Lanzarote and Fuerteventura. We took the Ferry and enjoyed a day on the neighbouring is...

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A brew with a view

A brew with a view

We took a trip to the Gran Hotel in Arrecife - Lanzarote's only high rise building...

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The paradisiacal beaches of Papagayo

The paradisiacal beaches of Papagayo

The golden sands and emerald green and blue crystal clear waters are a big attraction at the Papagayo beaches in Playa B...

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Discovering the 'real' Lanzarote

Discovering the 'real' Lanzarote

Lanzarote has so much more to offer than sun beds, pools and bars. This is why we think it is so important to get out a...

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Happy Canarian Day from Lanzarote

Happy Canarian Day from Lanzarote

Every year on the 30th May, Canarians celebrate autonomy in the Canaries through song, wine and good food! ...

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Music video shot in Lanzarote

Music video shot in Lanzarote

Over the weekend we were involved in the filming of a music video for a local musician here on the island, and we though...

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Walking Haria to El Bosquecillo

Walking Haria to El Bosquecillo

If amazing viewpoints are your thing, then we highly recommend this walk from Haria to El Bosquecillo. ...

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Shop 'til you drop at the Biosfera Commercial Centre

Shop 'til you drop at the Biosfera Commercial Centre

High street spending in Lanzarote's most stylish shopping centre...

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Taking a trip to the Playa Blanca market

Taking a trip to the Playa Blanca market

We took a stroll around Playa Blanca market, in the luxurious Rubicon Marina...

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The Temple Hall (Telamon) shipwreck

The Temple Hall (Telamon) shipwreck

If you drive along the coast between Arrecife and Costa Teguise you might notice a large shipwreck just off the shorelin...

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Walking up a volcano

Walking up a volcano

There is no shortage of Volcano hikes in Lanzarote, but one of our favourites, mainly because it's on our doorstep, is M...

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Exploring hidden towns in Lanzarote

Exploring hidden towns in Lanzarote

Every now and then we like to jump into the car and discover some of the hidden gems that Lanzarote has to offer....

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