19.09.2016: If you're in Gran Canaria you may have noticed the grey to the south and east of the island yesterday. That was a wet front that never quite made it to land (it just touched Fuerteventura and Lanzarote).
Las Palmas has an exciting restaurant scene but adds to its foodie credentials with regular food and drink events. Here's our pick of the ones you can't miss if you're in Gran Canaria on the right date.
Ron miel is Gran Canaria's most famous liqueur, but it's not the only one. It's not even the tastiest. We recently tracked down the story behind a fantastic local liqueur that's only made in one place in Gran Canaria.
29.08.2016: South Gran Canaria is currently on Orange alert (until 19.00) for high temperatures with the rest of the island and the Canarian archipelago on yellow alert. The Canarian Government has also announced an alert for maximum temperatures.
Gran Canaria's east coast beaches are a mixed bag with everything from windswept pebble beaches to sheltered coves with golden sand. Salinetas beach is the prettiest and most accessible of the east beaches.