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Craft beer tour

Nao Craft Brewery Tour

Enjoy a craft beer tour with a visit the fabulous Nao Craft Brewery to learn all about the brewing process and taste their delicious beers with some nibbles. There are two “one-off” tours in June and July – we’ve done one of these in the past and can highly recommend it. Each craft beer tour…

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Ironman Lanzarote

Ironman Lanzarote

Ironman Lanzarote 2019 will take place on 25th May 2019. If you’ve ever been to Ironman Lanzarote, you’ll know it’s a massive competition, with more than 2,000 athletes and close to 5,000 volunteers and officials making it all happen. Ironman Lanzarote is a triathlon event which consists of a 3.8KM swim, a 180KM bike ride…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 20

Underwater Museum Numbers Less than 5% of the divers who visited Lanzarote last year dived at the Museo Atlantico in Playa Blanca. A total of 8, 729 divers visited the underwater attraction in 2017. Arrecife Letters Can Stay The giant letters spelling out “Arrecife,” located by the Las Bolas bridge in the city can remain…

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Concierto Timplefonicas – Review

Norman Warwick continues his cultural reviews with this one from a concert at Casa de Cultura in Yaiza, where he ran into some fans of his, Ian and Margaret from Las Breñas. As we took our seats in the small room that was, at this early stage, still pretty empty, we heard a couple further…

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Holiday letting law

New Holiday Letting Law Redrafted

After many months of deliberation, The Canarian Government has released details of the proposed new holiday letting law. This draft decree now has to go through the usual consultation process, which will take around six months. Note that many aspects of the proposal may change during this period. The redraft maintains the most controversial aspect…

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John Hadland

Leeds Man Missing In Lanzarote

Update 1100: John has now spoken to his family in the UK and is safe and well at the airport. They are working on getting him home. The family of John Hadland are desperately trying to locate him, following his disappearance here in Lanzarote on Wednesday evening. 34 year old John was staying at Apartamentos…

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Compose, Improvise, Write It Down

Here’s the latest arts review from Norman Warwick. He and wife Dee went along to another of Lanzarote’s excellent concerts, this time in La Geria,  and here’s what he thought: We were fortunate to catch a free concert performance recently, that we had somehow overlooked being advertised. The Concierto Trumpetere was held at the end…

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Crafts

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 19

Canarian Crafts On Display In Puerto del Carmen Tias ayuntamiento have opened an annexe to the tourist office on Playa Grande to display Canarian crafts. Local artists and craftsmen will display ceramics, basketry, engravings and basket work. This month the exhibition will feature Canarian clothing and the machinery used to make it. Diving Station In…

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Pool table recovering

New Pool Table Recovering Service

We have a new business on the island offering a pool table recovering service. Many bars and villas in Lanzarote offer pool tables for their guests – they’re often outdoors and take a battering from the sun and dust. It doesn’t take long for them to become damaged, bumpy and torn, which completely spoils the…

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Holiday reading

Holiday Reading for Your Kindle

I’ve been enjoying my Kindle for years, but since we started travelling, Jules has taken to the plastic book as well. Although she prefers paper books when she’s at home, carting 4 or 5 around, with limited luggage weight allowance, made no sense, so for travelling, she’s a Kindle user too when it comes to…

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