Volcanoes of Lanzarote on Foot & 4×4

October 10, 2017 - Sin comentarios

leoks The fourth largest/third smallest of the Canary Islands, Lanzarote is one of its drier, most volcanic-looking ones, wth golden-brown beaches populated by sand blown over from the relatively nearby Sahara desert (the African mainland being aro...Leer más

Why Tejeda, on Gran Canaria, Is Officially 1 of Spain’s Prettiest Towns

September 13, 2017 - Sin comentarios

gumbao Looking at a map of Gran Canaria (the Canary Islands' third largest in size and largest in population), its shape reminds me of a seashell. So you could say that one of its towns which I explored recently, is like a pearl in the middle of tha...Leer más

Architecture Nation: 3 of Spain’s Most Celebrated ‘Starchitects’

January 27, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | fotomicar Especially beginning in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, quite a few Spanish architects have built quite the names for themselves – perhaps most prominently the Modernist likes of Antoni Gaudí. And especially since the ...Leer más

Artist/Architect César Manrique, a Canary Islands Icon

January 2, 2017 - 1 comentario

In Spain these days, it would be hard to imagine Barcelona without Antoni Gaudí and Valencia without Santiago Calatrava. And similarly, the Canary Islands have been marked by the legacy of one of its most beloved native sons, the architect, artist...Leer más

Delights of Gran Canaria’s Capital, Las Palmas

December 26, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Tomasz Czajkowski There's an excellent reason why Gran Canaria has become such a popular holiday destination - yes, its delightful year-round warmth, but also the fact that it really does offer the proverbial something for everyone - the ...Leer más

The Cool Sea Castles of Spain

December 19, 2016 - Sin comentarios

The history of Spain over these many century is replete with naval battles, invasions, and terrible struggles for control of territory. So it's no surprise that its coasts are littered with many defensive fortifications that have become precious pa...Leer más

Guachinches, the Pop-up Restaurants of Tenerife

November 28, 2016 - 4 comentarios

photos | Picture a "pop-up" restaurant and you might well imagine some kind of shabby-chic hole in the wall opened temporarily in one of London’s edgier districts. There’s nothing either chic (nor, in many cases, temporary) about Tenerife...Leer más

A Taste of Honey in Tenerife

November 2, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | yves Tennevin The Canary Island of Tenerife may be best appreciated by visitors for its holiday allures - beaches, dining, nightlife, ecotourism - but its artisan foodstuffs are also an extraordinary and tasty part of local culture. High...Leer más

6 of Spain’s Most Spectacular Golf Courses

October 20, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | photogolfer With more than 300 golf courses, sunny Spain can boast some of the world’s best and most pleasingly sited. And though summer may be high season, hitting the links is in many ways an even lovelier experience in autumn and win...Leer más

Yoga & Beaches in Unspoilt Cofete, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands

October 11, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Matthew Hirtes On a visit this past summer to the Canary Islands' second largest island, Fuerteventura, to review Fuerteventura hotels for the travel section of The Telegraph, between site inspections and time in my room pecking away ...Leer más

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