El Hierro

The colonial charm of the Canary Islands

June 22, 2017 Jack 0

Quite a few years ago, when we were wearing particularly thick rose-tinted glasses, we had a discussion with a Canarian friend about the beauty of the Canary Islands. Although she loved the islands she took […]

Jardín de Cactus, Teguise, Lanzarote
Food and drink

Crazy Canaries Cafés

February 6, 2015 Andy 0

From chicken cooked in a crater to lunch in a lighthouse, when it comes to crazy places to put a café, the Canary Islands take the biscuit… […]


César Manrique, Made in Lanzarote

April 3, 2012 Andy 1

Like the creator of his own Universe, Manrique’s hand is in the very landscape of Lanzarote; the uniform, low, white buildings that stand against the black, volcanic terrain like images from an old scrap book of some distant, African land… […]