Gran Canaria

Review of Rural Hotel Las Calas, Gran Canaria

July 24, 2012 Andy 0

Las Calas is the sort of place that makes you want to kick off your hiking boots, tuck your sketch pad and pencils under your arm and head barefoot to the lawn to sketch the tree festooned with coloured glass baubles… […]

Food and drink

A Taste of Rural Idyll at El Mondalón on Gran Canaria

July 5, 2012 Andy 4

At first glance the menu appears to be typically Canarian with favourites such as papas con mojo (potatoes with hot sauces), albóndigas (meatballs) and solomillo (fillet steak) but closer study reveals an intriguing creative slant from Chef Pepe Gonzalez… […]

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Gran Canaria

June 25, 2012 Andy 14

Geographically speaking Gran Canaria sits in the centre of the Canarian Archipelago and contains some of the best elements of its eastern and western neighbours. Known predominantly as a winter holiday resort, the island has […]

Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria Walking Festival 15-22 September 2012

June 21, 2012 Andy 1

If you’ve ever considered a walking holiday on Gran Canaria, now’s your chance to experience its hiking wonders on the island’s most spectacular trails and in the safe hands of its most experienced guides by joining the Gran Canaria Walking Festival. […]