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Catlanza VI – Private Luxury Charter

We had a sneak preview aboard Lanzarote’s newest luxury yacht, Catlanza VI. Many readers will be familiar with her big sister, which does daily trips to Papagayo from Puerto Calero. Cat VI is available for private charter. But Cat VI is something different – still a sailing catamaran, but smaller and more luxurious and she’s…

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Famara shipwreck

Rolla-1 Shipwreck in Famara

Many people know of the Telamon shipwreck on the coast by Costa Teguise, but what about the Famara shipwreck? These days, only the very tip of Rolla-1 is visible at low tide in Famara. The Rolla-1 ran aground off Famara on the 19th January 1982, the residents in the village of La Caleta thought there…

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garlic prawns

Lanzarote Recipe – Gambas al Ajillo

Readers recently asked if we had a recipe for this dish, which is probably the most popular tapa in Lanzarote – garlic prawns. Let’s talk about the terracotta dish first – it’s not essential, but you can buy them all over Lanzarote, and they add an authentic touch. For 4 servings Ingredients 200ML of olive…

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Lanzarote - The Best Place In Europe For Winter Sun

Lanzarote – The Best Place For Winter Sun

Back in October we reported on heavy rain and winds here in Lanzarote. Anyone following our page on Facebook will have seen images and videos of how the heavy deluge has flowed down the mountains and out to sea and they will have read how the island’s infrastructure struggled to cope. This kind of thing happens about…

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Canarian Proverbs

I have always liked proverbs in different languages and I just came across an interesting post on a Facebook group called “Orgullosos del Léxico Canario”. These are some of my favourite Canarian proverbs. They are an amusing glimpse of the Canarian’s outlook on life. I have translated some of them the best I could: “Con…

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Why Lanzarote?

Why Lanzarote? Why do people come to Lanzarote for their holidays? Is it because of……. Climate Lanzarote is an all year round destination, even during winter months we still have daytime temperatures above 20 degrees, an average of 7 hours sunshine and an annual rainfall equivalent to 2 days rain in the UK. Flights Flights…

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Lanzarote Accessibility – A Morning In A Wheelchair

I spent a morning getting around Playa Blanca in a wheelchair. What is Lanzarote accessibility like? I did it because, thanks to Dee from Island Mobility SL, we decided earlier this year that we wanted Lanzarote Information to become a useful resource for people with accessibility problems, and I felt the only way to write…

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Radio Stations in Lanzarote

Below is a list of English and Spanish speaking radio stations in Lanzarote. Monster Radio Founded in 2015 the studio is based in Playa Honda with local multi language presenters broadcasting on 93.3 FM. Contact the studio by Facebook Monster Radio and website Monster Radio you can also listen online. Monster Radio Power FM A mixture of Lanzarote and UK…

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European Health Cards

European Health Cards

European Health Cards for UK and Spanish residents. UK Resident Residency is established by the length of time that you spend in a country, you are deemed to be resident when you live in a country for 6 months or more. If you are a UK resident but planning to take a holiday within Europe…

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