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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…

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Playa Las Cucharas Costa Teguise

My Perfect Lanzarote Day

We decided to crowd source this one, by asking the question on our Facebook page. But first, we’ll share our perfect Lanzarote day: It would have to be a Sunday, and it would start with a breakfast on the patio – freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee and croissants. Next we’d head out to do a…

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Lanzarote Quiz

The Big Lanzarote Quiz

How well do you know your favourite island? This is a fun quiz you can do to test your knowledge about everything to do with Lanzarote. 1/ Which village on the island has the shortest place name? 2/ Where did César Manrique live prior to his death in 1992? 3/ How many rivers are there…

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Road rules for cyclists and drivers

Road Rules For Cyclists And Drivers

Lanzarote is one of Europe’s premier sporting destinations and home to the world’s toughest Ironman triathlon event. For that reason, there are always cyclists on the roads of the island, and this article is to explain the road rules for cyclists and drivers, so there are no misunderstandings. These rules are based on a Cabildo…

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Lanzarote Hotels

Lanzarote Webcams

The trouble with webcams showing images of Lanzarote is that they are often “down,” the image quality is poor and their lenses get dirty very quickly, which means you end up squinting at a blurry image trying to make out what on earth is going on, or you find a “Page not found” error. But…

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7 Places To Propose In Lanzarote

Lanzarote is a romantic place – it’s a fabulous place to get married, many people celebrate their anniversaries here, and of course, it’s a wonderful place to propose to your loved one. There’s nothing like the combination of a fantastic sunset and a couple of cocktails to provide the perfect moment to pop the question.…

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What’s The Euro Rate In Lanzarote Today?

“What is pound versus Euro today?” is the most asked question on Facebook, email, or anywhere else where readers connect with us. Especially since Brexit, and with the Pound fluctuating more than ever. There are a large number of booze / cigarette / electrical shops on the island that offer money exchange as a sideline.…

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things that are different

8 More Things That Are Different In Lanzarote

We’ve already written about some things that are different in Lanzarote, and here are 8 more light hearted things you want to know! That kissing thing….. Yes, it’s generally the case when meeting a person of the opposite sex to kiss them. Twice. Even if it’s the first time you’ve met. Just get used to…

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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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Travel insurance

Travel Insurance

We recommend all visitors to Lanzarote have travel insurance. Even if you are a European citizen, your EHIC card only covers you for emergency medical needs here. We had an example recently which shows how important travel insurance can be. A family member had a heart attack while on holiday here. Of course, the ambulance…

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