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Market stall

How To Get A Market Stall In Lanzarote

The markets in Lanzarote are popular with both residents and tourists, it’s not surprising that we’re often asked how do you apply for a market stall. As we haven’t had one ourselves, we enlisted the help of Len and Joan who had a hand crafted wood stall called Wood Art by Leo. Below is a…

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Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor Without Tears

We’re quite often contacted by people who are panicking – they’ve booked accommodation here, and then they’ve decided to read the Trip Advisor reviews to get some more information, only to find that there are some negative reviews. This article is to help you get the best from Trip Advisor, and to suggest you research…

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Fake Goods

Camera And Electronic Shops In Lanzarote

You’ll find plenty of debate around the web, and lots of people with opinions on this subject on the streets of Lanzarote. Generally, the electronics shops in Lanzarote have a bad reputation for scamming clients with fake goods, and bad trade practices. As a duty free island, with very low VAT, we have plenty of…

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Patera

Tragedy In Lanzarote As Seven Die In A Patera

Updated 16th January 2018 One of the immigrants aboard has been identified as the skipper of the boat. He was found to have around 9000 Moroccan Dirhams in cash on him, about €800. He has been arrested on a charge of reckless homicide. The two who were taken to hospital yesterday have been transferred into…

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Picon

Picon Is The Black Stuff On The Soil In Lanzarote

The black stuff is called Picón, although we’ll lose the accent now, as people probably won’t search for the information with it! Picon is volcanic ash from the eruptions here in the 18th and 19th centuries. You’ll find it everywhere around volcanoes here. Most commonly, it’s black, but you can get a red version from…

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