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Lanzarote lifestyle

Lanzarote – A Better Work / Life Balance

Most north Europeans who move here, and I include myself in the group, do so for the Lanzarote lifestyle. Canarians seem to be better at achieving a good work / life balance than those of us from cooler climes. The siesta is still observed by many businesses here Lunch really does take an hour, sometimes…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

Lanzarote Jobs – TEFL Teacher

English Language Academy in Tinajo are seeking a native TEFL English teacher Position avaliable involving teaching students ages 7 to 16 years and also adults. Motivation and keen interest in encouraging and inspiring students to love learning and excel in the English language needed. Please submit your CV by email: ingleslacosta@gmail.com For more information, call…

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Walk la graciosa

Lanzarote Walk – Pedro Barba, La Graciosa

Normally when we go walking in La Graciosa, we head South out of the village and around to Playa La Francesa, as do many other visitors. If you’re looking for something a bit more secluded, we’d recommend walking North along the coast to Pedro Barba. We actually walked this in reverse, as we were dropped…

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Pirate Museum

Lanzarote Pirate Museum

The Pirate Museum or Museo de la Piratería is situated within the Santa Bárbara castle perched on the top of mount Guanapay in Teguise, the old capital of Lanzarote. The position of the Canary Islands made them a popular stop over for ships passing to and from the Americas, who would replenish their fresh food…

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Teguise

Walking The Historical Centre Of Teguise

I joined the first guided tour of historic Teguise this morning for a tour of the old capital of Lanzarote. The initial group on the 11.30am tour were mainly Spanish tourists with a few English, I found the tour really interesting and hope that they become a regular feature in the future. Ask for a copy of…

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What Is Three Kings All About?

In many ways King’s Day, the celebration of “Three Kings” or El Día de Los Reyes is more important here in Spain than Christmas day. It’s the day that Spain celebrate the three Kings, or the three wise men, bringing their gifts to the baby Jesus. And that means it’s the day when most children…

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Property Of The Month – Villa In Playa Blanca

This month’s property of the month is an immaculate 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom semi-detached villa in Playa Blanca. The villa has a private, heated swimming pool and is on a plot of almost 400 M2. Two of the three bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, and there is an additional family bathroom. There is private parking…

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Selling Property

Selling A Property In Lanzarote

We’ve already talked about buying a property in Lanzarote, so let’s have a look at selling property. Background The property market here is certainly showing signs of a recovery from the recession, but there are still lingering issues. There’s a lot of property for sale here, and the banks are aggressively marketing the houses and apartments…

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Brief News

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week One, 2018

Immigrant Boat With Hashish Comes Ashore In La Graciosa A patera carrying 6 people and about 300 Kilos of Hashish came ashore on Playa La Concha in La Graciosa this week. Guardia Civil transferred the people and drugs to Arrecife, where one of the passengers was taken to hospital suffering an infection. Consorcio Had A…

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Lanzarote Carnival Countdown!February 2, 2018
14 days to go.