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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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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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Walk The Malpaso Way in Haria

Walk The Malpaso Way in Haria

I’ve been itching to walk the Malpaso Way in Haria again over the last week or two as I can see all the wild flowers are blooming when I drive over the top from Haria to Teguise or vice versa. On Sunday we set out from the village towards the sports stadium, to find this road, find…

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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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Santa Claus and Lanzarote

Santa Claus and Lanzarote

This article was written in the lead up to Lanzarote Information’s first Christmas, back in 2008. For this new website, I wanted to create a real splash and interview someone very, very special, and appropriate to the time of year, I sent a letter to the north pole and asked if there was any way…

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