The weather system heading towards the Canary Islands looks like it will drop plenty of rain on the western islands but there is a good chance that it will stall before reaching Gran Canaria.

The UK and European press are full of crazy stories about how La Palma island is about to erupt and cause a catastrophic tsunami. Here are the facts that you need to know about the Cumbre Vieja volcano.

Summer is drawing to a close where you live so it's time for a reminder about why you have to get planning for your winter sunshine break in Gran Canaria. Here's 12 photos, all taken in the depths of Gran Canaria's 'winter' season.

Warm sea temperatures and Saharan dust have caused an explosion in the population of a type of blue-green algae known as sea sawdust around Gran Canaria and the Canary Islands. Here are the facts about this rare and irritating natural phenomenon. 

Here's a translation of the recent interview by Gran Canaria Info team member Alex Bramwell. It was originally published on the Nuestro Gran Destino blog created by the Gran Canaria Tourist Board website. Nuestro Gran Destino features people who work in tourism and their opinions about the industry.

So, you've booked your hotel room or Airbnb apartment in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria city and now you're wondering where to go and what to do. Here's our guide to making the most of your time in the city.

Gran Canaria plans to double the size of its forests from 20,000 to 40,000 hectares within just 15 years thanks to an ambitious Government scheme. 

There's been a lot of reports in the press about new rules on Spain's beaches so here's a summary of what you can and can't do on the sand in Gran Canaria.

Flights between Gran Canaria and the other Canary Islands increase from October thanks to Air Europa.

A recent viral Facebook post claims that El Veril, the proposed location for Gran Canaria's Siam Park waterpark is a site of special scientific interest that must be protected. Here are the facts behind the claim.

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