Category Archives: Canary Islands

Giant aquarium soon opening

One of the world’s largest aquariums is soon opening its doors in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The aquarium has been named Poema del Mar, Poetry of the Sea, and will…

Fly invasion on Gran Canaria

Tourists seeking the sun are not the only ones who have been coming to Gran Canaria in the last couple of days. Hordes of flies have lately been invading the…

More flights from Norwegian

Low-cost airline Norwegian is opening new flights from Spain as well as several domestic flights this fall. The new flights are especially interesting for expats living in Spain. A total of nine new routes will…

False claims against hotels

Hotels in several tourist resorts in Spain are receiving complaints from tourists who claim to have been food poisoning during their holiday in Spain. A group of British lawyers are behind a number…

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New flights to the Canaries

This autumn the low cost airline Norwegian is launching two new flights between Mancester and the Canary Islands. There will be a winter route between Manchester and Gran Canaria starting from October…

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Virgen del Carmen

In the evening on July 16th, fishermen and sailors are celebrating their patron saint Virgen del Carmen in many coastal towns and fishing villages in Spain and South America. The celebrations…

The best water parks in Spain

There are many excellent water parks in Spain. In TripAdvisor’s annual ranking of waterparks, Siam Park in Tenerife was voted as number one in the world. This is the third consecutive year that Siam Park…

Risky WiFi

A survey conducted on the Canary Islands shows that nine out of ten free wifi connections are fully open to hackers. It is the local company Wificlick who has been…

Snow on the Canary Islands

In recent days it has been snowing in the mountains of Gran Canaria, Tenerife and La Palma. Several roads are closed due to snow and ice, as well as numerous…

Fire at campsite

A fierce fire broke out at a campsite in southern Gran Canaria on Sunday. Six caravans and five motor homes were totally destroyed, but no one were killed. The fire broke…