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Flower Power Lanzarote

Flower Power Garden Centre

Flower Power has been established in Lanzarote since 2006, and have been selling plants and flowers, as well as offering a landscaping service for homeowners on the island since then. The team there has established a real expertise in plants that will grow successfully in Lanzarote’s harsh climate and they have introduced new options from…

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Bereavement in Lanzarote

How To Deal With Bereavement In Lanzarote

Bereavement is always difficult, but when it happens in a foreign country the practicalities of dealing with the local customs and procedures can seem even more daunting.There is help available and your insurance company, tour operator and the British consulate can be invaluable at this distressing time. The local and international undertakers are also professionals…

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Finding Long Term Rental Accommodation In Lanzarote

It’s cyclical, but once again we have a real shortage of long term rental accommodation on the island, and we’ve been contacted recently by increasingly desperate people looking for somewhere to stay for more than a holiday. Long term rentals fall into two categories – those who live here, or are planning to move here,…

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Airport Landing

What’s The Cost Of Living In Lanzarote?

It’s a question we are asked all the time by people planning to move to the island. The easiest way to answer it is to give you some idea of what we pay for things here, and you should be able to work out where you need to add or subtract, based on your particular…

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Ex Pat TV

Watching Television In Lanzarote

We don’t really watch television – aside from the odd programme which we watch on Netflix, TV doesn’t really feature much for us. But we know that many of our readers who are resident on the island want to stay up to date with television from their home countries. It used to be relatively easy…

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Lanzarote Shopping

Food Shopping Like A Local In Lanzarote

We’re often asked by people staying in villas, or those who are planning to be on the island for several months: “Where do locals do their food shopping?” The resorts are populated with small supermarkets where you can get most of the essentials, but they are relatively expensive and lack a good range of products,…

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Hoglet asleep in hands

Hoglet

I was out in our garden one morning in July watching the sunrise when my attention was drawn to something squeaking. On closer inspection I found it was a tiny hedgehog who had clearly lost it’s mum as they shouldn’t be out in the open during daylight. After observing the hedgehog for a while it…

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Lanzarote schools

Schools In Lanzarote

There are three types of schools on the Island: local Spanish, Private English, and Private International. The private option is expensive (approx 5000€‚ per annum per child dependant on age). This may be a good option for your children if any of the following apply: – Your children are of secondary school age – You…

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Lanzarote Carnival Countdown!February 2, 2018
14 days to go.