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.
Papas con mojo just came top of a nationwide vote to find the seven gastronomic wonders of Spain. Wrinkly potatoes with mojo sauce was chosen by voters from all over Spain and the world along with jamón Iberico, tortilla de papas and paella (BTW, it's pronounced paeya, not paela).
The Atlantic is a vast open ocean full of life and there are only a few places where it's creatures can come to breed, give birth and rest. The Canary Islands, rising out of the deep ocean, are one of them.
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.