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.
The Canary Islands have fascinated astronomers for centuries, but they always looked up. Now that we have satellites we can see what the Canary Islands look like from space. Here're some of the most spectacular photos of the Canary Islands from high in the sky.
The only thing that makes a holiday in Gran Canaria better is making sure that your friends at home are jealous. That's why we've created this collection of free, envy-inducing memes perfect for social media.
While Christmas in the sunshine might seem a little strange, you'd be surprised how much of an effort Gran Canaria puts on. It is possible to feel festive and get a tan, especially if you pack your tinsel-trimmed swimming trunks.
North Gran Canaria got a soaking on October 20, 2015, thanks to a slow-moving rain storm. These beautiful sunset photos, by Gran Canaria Info photographer Lex Thoonen, capture the moment when the rain started to fall.
The Canary Islands have never had the glamourous celebrity visitors of Ibiza or the Cote d'Azur. Nor have they suffered from the horde of reality TV celebs that plague the Costas. However, the celebrities that have dropped in over the years have left some fascinating myths and mysteries behind. Here…
There's no shortage of local events in Gran Canaria with a village romeria (fiesta) or six every weekend but what about international events? Well, here's our pick of the top Gran Canaria events that tourists and visitors have to attend.
There's a spider living in Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands called the False Widow (Steodota nobilis). It never bites anyone local, but the British tabloid press makes it sound like a tarantula with a bad attitude.
Gran Canaria, with its fantastic hotel swimming pools and perfect family beaches, is a top holiday destination for the children. Here are ten things that experience has taught us make family holidays in Gran Canaria as stress-free as possible.
This hilarious gallery of British summer images from the Guardian sums up how most people feel about the Staycation; It was a good idea back in 2010, but now it's time to get serious and get a suntan rather soggy feet.
Gran Canaria chemists, called farmacias, are often a bit cheeky and offer their customers the most expensive brand of a medicine. Here are the four words you need to get the best value medicine on offer.