Mike

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 9

Arrieta Wind Mobile Back! After 5 months, the wind mobile at Arrieta roundabout has been put back, following a €10,000 refurbishment. The mobile, called “Veleta” was originally designed and built by Cesar Manrique in 1990. The mobile is a landmark for the north of the island and provides an instant gauge of wind speed and…

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Holiday Offer

Lanzarote Holiday Offer – Family All Inclusive

We all know holiday prices in the summer school holidays tend to increase, so we’ve looked for a great value holiday offer for a family to a hotel we know well, and because it’s all inclusive, you don’t need to worry about all the “little extras.” This is based on a family of two adults…

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Casa Cabana

5 Special Occasions Restaurants In Puerto del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen is full of great restaurants of all types, and you could eat out for every meal for a long period and never try them all! We’re doing our best, but it’s a lifetime’s work to report on every single one of them. But there are some restaurants which are worthy of second…

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Jobs in Lanzarote

Lanzarote Jobs – Kart Track Staff

Lanzarote Karting are looking for full and part time staff for the summer season. Successful applicants must speak good English, other languages will be an advantage, and they need their own transport. They must be punctual, able to work as part of a team and on their own. This is a contracted position so ALL…

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Lanzarote Map

Readers often ask for a Lanzarote Map, but the reality these days is that Google Maps are the most efficient way to make sure the information is up to date. Here’s the Google Map of Lanzarote – you can scroll, zoom or switch to a satellite view or even take a wander through our towns…

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Mirador del Rio

Moving to Lanzarote – Choosing Where to Live

We’re often contacted by readers who are planning on moving to Lanzarote, either to retire, or to move here for work or health reasons. Anyone considering the move should get a copy of our Camel Guide to Relocating to Lanzarote.  Choosing where to live when moving to Lanzarote The chances are you’ve holidayed a few…

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Cheap flights Lanzarote

Easyjet or Ryanair to Lanzarote?

Cheap flights to Lanzarote are plentiful these days. We share our thoughts on the pros and cons of the two largest budget airlines for flights to and from Lanzarote. We travel a lot between Lanzarote, mainland Spain and the UK, and we usually end up travelling on Ryanair or Easyjet, so we thought we’d share…

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Dominic Murray

Artist Dominic Murray Dies

Lanzarote resident artist Dominic Murray died suddenly on Tuesday and is a sad loss to the island. Doncaster born Dominic had been resident in Lanzarote since 2003 and made his name here initially painting goats. In recent years he produced some stunning seascapes and exquisitely detailed portraits. After a career working on the sets and…

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Drones in Lanzarote

Using Drones In Lanzarote

Our thanks to reader Jasper, who is a drone pilot, and who updated us at each step when he recently applied to fly his drone on the island.  Here’s the lowdown on flying drones in Lanzarote. Read on for more, but here’s the bottom line: Even if flying for no commercial reason, the laws are…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 8, 2018

British Government commits to giving citizens living abroad a vote Currently British Citizens who have lived outside of the UK for 15 or more years cannot vote in general elections there. The government has recently published a policy statement saying they will remove the 15 year rule, although it’s not clear from the statement when…

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