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Jobs in Lanzarote

8 Tips For Getting Jobs In Lanzarote

We are often contacted by people from Northern Europe asking about moving to the island and working here. There are jobs in Lanzarote, but the job market isn’t as sophisticated as you might be used to. So here are some quick tips for anyone thinking about coming to work over here: 1/ You need to…

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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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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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Conquest

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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Three Kings

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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