Bodegón Las Tapas

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Bodegón Las Tapas, Playa Blanca

We discovered a lovely restaurant recently The Bodegón Las Tapas is situated directly on the Avenida Marítima promenade in Playa Blanca between the old harbour and the town beach. Our mission was to find somewhere offering fresh fish for lunch, we walked along the seafront from the old harbour and Bodegón las Tapas stood out…

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House Famara

Unusual House In Famara

Linda, one of our readers asked us if we knew of any information about the fantastic little house in the harbour of Caleta de Famara. It was another reader Jerry, who sent a link to this recent article in the Diario de Lanzarote, his reason for the contact was the decay of our older buildings in…

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house with statues

The House With The Statues In Teguise

You may not know what it’s called but I’ll bet most of you have noticed the peculiar house with the garden of statues in La Villa de Teguise, this is the work of Don Pillimpo. For anyone approaching the Sunday market in Teguise from the direction of San Bartolomé, Pillimpo’s garden is situated on the…

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Airport Landing

When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?

We’re quite often asked the question “When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?” The answer depends on what you want from your holiday. Some like to follow the trend and visit places during the peak season, for others they want to escape the madding crowd and come when it’s quieter. Of course this…

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Gluten Free

Gluten Free Shopping In Lanzarote

Lots of concerned holidaymakers contact us prior to their visit to find out where they can buy special dietary foods in Lanzarote. Specialist Shops Naturalmente Calle El Rapido, Arrecife. Reader Carol says: I find it is by far the best stocked special foods shop with lots of gluten free stuff and more that I have…

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Buses Lanzarote Airport

Buses From Lanzarote Airport

Following several recent comments about the enormous walk from the arrivals area of Arrecife airport in Lanzarote, for passengers being transferred by bus to their accommodation, I went to walk the path from Terminal 1 to the new bus parking area. Exiting the arrivals area to the right following the signs for Bus, I arrived…

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Teguise Market

Timple Museum Teguise

The spectacular building known as the Palacio de Spínola in La Villa de Teguise was converted to the Casa Museo del Timple, or Timple Museum in English. The house was originally built by José Feo Peraza from 1730 – 1780 and was first mentioned as a property of the Spínola family in 1895. The local…

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Lanzarote Recipe – Torrijas

Torrijas are a typical Spanish dessert eaten during Easter, this sweet bread pudding is similar to French toast and easy to make if you’d like to sample a taste of Spain at home this weekend. Ingredients: 500ml of milk 250g sugar plus extra to sprinkle 4 eggs Loaf of bread Olive oil Instructions: The best…

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Playa La Garita

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Casa de la Playa, Arrieta

We love eating tapas at the Chiringo beach bar at Arrieta but this weekend we went next door to the Casa de la Playa. Our timing was perfect, there were a few tables free outside but shortly after we were seated the restaurant filled up. The Casa de la Playa is very popular with Spanish families, it…

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Flan de leche condensada

Lanzarote Recipe – Flan De Leche Condensada

This is a local dessert called Quesillo or Flan de Leche Condensada which is deliciously sweet and easy to make. Ingredients 200g condensed milk 200g milk 4 eggs dash of rum cinnamon lemon zest 4 tablespoons of sugar Instructions Mix all of your ingredients together thoroughly apart from the sugar. Melt and simmer the sugar…

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