6 Things I learnt during my trip to Lanzarote

6 Unusual foods you will find in Lanzarote

We think everyone should try the local dishes whilst on holiday so we have highlighted 6 unusual foods in Lanzarote Gofio Gofio is a milled grain that is similar to wholegrain flour and it has been a staple part of the Canarian diet for thousands of years and many children are still weaned on it.  Gofio can be used in either sweet or savoury dishes and it is often added to stews, to coffee, it is used to make sausages…

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Lanzarote weather June

What clothes should I pack for Lanzarote?

We have been keeping our own records of the weather since 2008 and whilst we would never recommend you bringing an umbrella, it goes without saying that you should pack and apply sun cream all year round but what clothes should you pack for Lanzarote? January & February January and February are our coolest months of the year, with the typical daytime temperatures ranging from 19 to 24 degrees and the evenings can drop to 10 degrees, although 15 to…

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What makes Lanzarote different from the other Canary Islands?

The Canary Islands are a popular holiday destination choice but what makes Lanzarote different from the other Canary Islands? The visionary Cesar Manrique Cesar Manrique lobbied successfully to ensure that Lanzarote was not subject to numerous high rise buildings and that the exterior of the buildings are painted with traditional colours, white walls and green or blue woodwork.  This has resulted in many feeling that Lanzarote is one of the less spoilt Canary Islands. The scenery The scenery and terrain…

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Girl playing on the beach

Is Lanzarote child friendly?

Is Lanzarote child friendly? We are often asked this, so we have highlighted some of the areas that make Lanzarote a fabulous choice for any family holiday! Flight duration With flight durations from the UK, Ireland and Germany all only being around 4 hours Lanzarote is a great choice for a family holiday. If you have active children simply stock up with lots of distractions and snacks. There is no time difference between the UK, Ireland and Lanzarote and only…

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6 fun facts about Lanzarote

6 fun facts about Lanzarote

We all enjoy fun facts. So here are 6 facts about Lanzarote. It is like the moon! We have all heard of Lanzarote being compared to Mars, but did you know that the European Space Agency trains it’s astronauts on the island? You can cook using the heat of a volcano! Set against the volcanic backdrop of Timanfaya National Park the El Diablo restaurant relies on the dormant volcano producing bursts of heat or hot vapour, which rise through a…

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Lanzarote lifestyle

6 Things I learned during my trip to Lanzarote

We are often asked for hints and tips from people who are visiting Lanzarote so here are 6 things I learned during my trip to Lanzarote. A Spanish dish doesn’t always mean Tapas! I love Tapas and it is my favourite way to eat when on holiday in Lanzarote.  However, we recently learned that you need to specify that you require a Tapas size portion of a dish as some restaurants also offer Raciones which are standard portion sizes.  We visited…

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