Gran Canaria's resorts are choc-a-bloc this winter and bargain hotel and accommodation is been hard to find. The capital city Las Palmas, however, offers an alternative with some excellent hotels at great prices.

Published in Las Palmas

Think all south Gran Canaria's beaches are covered in parasols and surrounded by restaurants? Some are, but there are plenty of quiet, natural beaches left. It's just that the locals keep quiet about them. 

As a visitor you'll never know if you offend a Canarian; Their laid-back nature and years of dealing with tourists being everything from culturally insensitive to jaw-droppingly rude mean that the locals are masters of just letting it go. 

Published in Guide

You can order a long short, even a short short, but there's no such thing as a long. Then there's the milk and milk. Here's how to order coffee in local cafés and restaurants in Gran Canaria and know exactly what you're going to get. 

Know your mangos from your papayas? Here's a guide to ten of the fabulous tropical fruit that grow in Gran Canaria. 

"What on Earth is that?" 

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 10:25

Find Out How Canarian You Are With This Quiz

Living in the Canary Islands? Or just love your favourite sunshine holiday island? Here's a test to see how Canarian you are.

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