Maspalomas: the easiest holiday in Gran Canaria!

With one of the most advanced web portals on the island, the Maspalomas area wins by right the "tourist award" of the entire island: it's a huge square of land of 1060 hectares (to compare, think that the Botanical Garden of Gran Canaria is just 10 hectares) in which in May 2015 passed and had … Continue reading Maspalomas: the easiest holiday in Gran Canaria!

Caldera de Los Marteles, the quiet volcano

On the island of Gran Canaria it isn't always easy to define the geological era in which certain events have developed and rise the places as we know today... but in the case of the Crater de Los Marteles we know that it's quite recent, less than a million years, and that was originated from … Continue reading Caldera de Los Marteles, the quiet volcano

La Isleta: the beautiful labyrinth!

Welcome to Gran Canaria! If you're just arrived in the city, and you're on this page, it means that maybe you'd like to know something more of what you have around! 😉 Well, the island of Gran Canaria is a perfect place to explore and discover new cultures and lifestyles. But if you don't have … Continue reading La Isleta: the beautiful labyrinth!

The Four Doors Cave! (Telde, Gran Canaria)

While you're going to Mount Bermeja, located in the south of the town of Telde, you'll find a complex of caves, probably the most emblematic of the island of Gran Canaria for its singularity and location. The words "Four Doors" in spanish are translated as "Cuatro Puertas" and it's the same name for both the … Continue reading The Four Doors Cave! (Telde, Gran Canaria)

Buenlugar, in Firgas! A name, a meaning…

Buenlugar, aka "Nice place" in Spanish! Here's why this little town of 779 habitants (2009) is a must-to-see place in Gran Canaria! First things to know: Buenlugar it's located in the north of the island, in the jurisdiction of Firgas, and it's divided in the district of Buenlugar, Itara and La Pamilla. You can easily get here from … Continue reading Buenlugar, in Firgas! A name, a meaning…

Spanish Laws for Parking: “Estacionar o Acampar”?

It's very important to understand what you CAN or you CAN'T do with your car according to the Spanish Legislation. For example, I'm talking about where you can park in the cities like Las Palmas: blue lines (you have to pay at the cashier), green lines (online subscribe here, only for residents) and white lines … Continue reading Spanish Laws for Parking: “Estacionar o Acampar”?