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Siesta

The Secret Of The Siesta

The siesta is a Spanish institution, which sadly is beginning to die out. It originally came about as a way for workers to get out of the sun during the hottest part of the day – long before air conditioning was widespread. The idea was to split the working day into a morning session, have…

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Airport landing

London Gatwick To Lanzarote In 60 Seconds

We love this video! Shot from the pilot’s view in a Boeing 737, it crams the four hour flight from London Gatwick and rain, to Lanzarote bathed in sunshine into just one minute! We can’t offer you a 60 second flight to Lanzarote sadly, but you can find the best flight prices to Lanzarote here:…

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Airport Landing

When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?

We’re quite often asked the question “When is it a good time to visit Lanzarote?” The answer depends on what you want from your holiday. Some like to follow the trend and visit places during the peak season, for others they want to escape the madding crowd and come when it’s quieter. Of course this…

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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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Lanzarote coat of arms

Lanzarote Coat Of Arms

I had seen Lanzarote’s coat of arms on several occasions, especially on posters for events organized by the Cabildo de Lanzarote. I was intrigued by its design so I searched for more information, and this is what I found: The design consists of two large gold cauldrons in the centre with a border of another…

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Young family

Puerto del Carmen, Young Family Guide

Travelling to a new holiday destination can be a bit daunting especially if you have a young family. We were contacted recently for advice on what there is to do with a three year old when staying in the resort of Puerto del Carmen. This resort has 8km of golden sandy beaches stretching along the…

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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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Things to do when it rains

What to do when it rains in Lanzarote!

It doesn’t happen often, but we do get some rain in Lanzarote in the winter months. When it does rain, it can really come down! So here are some tips in case you are affected by a rainy day whilst here on holiday: 1/ Visit an attraction Five of the seven main attractions of the…

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