16.01.2017: The epic battle between Africa and the Atlantic Ocean continues this week in the skies over the Canary Islands. Africa is winning.
13.01.2017: A quick blast of dusty African air brings calima conditions to Gran Canaria today although it will fade away by tomorrow.
This classy Gran Canaria red, made from grapes grown in the hills just behind Maspalomas, is one of the best Canarian wines we've tasted.
Carnival season is coming up fast so here are the dates of the main 2017 carnival events in Gran Canaria.
09.01.2017: The dusty African air and southern winds that dominated the Gran Canaira weather over the last couple of weeks fades this afternoon.
The Gran Canaria president Antonio Morales has stated that the discovery of aboriginal remains on the site of the Gran Canaria water park doesn't need to delay building work.
03.01.2017: The dust will fade today and the weather in Gran Canaria should be warm, sunny and calm until at least Friday.
Closed April/May 2018 for holidays: Back in June. The House Fusion opened in autumn 2016 and filled a gaping Pad Thai-shaped hole in Gran Canaria's restaurant scene.
Strong south-east winds and calima dust return to Gran Canaria today with visibility down to 3000 metres and gusts of up to 70 kmph.
The 5-Star Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Gran Canaria, Mogan opened its doors yesterday in the Puerto de Mogán sunshine. As Gran Canaria's biggest website, we attended the official opening and toured the room and facilities. We were impressed.
Wind: 22.53 km/h
The neo-Canarian visitor centre at the top of the Pico de Bandama volcano hides a secret from Spain's time as a military dictatorship.
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