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Lanzarote is a wonderful island in the Canary Island Archipelago, and we're here to provide you with all the information you could possibly need about it. If you're planning a holiday to Lanzarote, or thinking of relocating to the island, sign up for our email newsletter to keep up to date with all the Lanzarote information.

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Six Reasons To Book A Hire Car For Your Next Lanzarote Visit

We’d thought we’d put together a list of reasons to hire a car for your next visit to Lanzarote – aimed at those of you who may not have considered it in the past. Driving in Lanzarote is pretty easy – we don’t have much traffic, the roads are smooth and well sign posted and we can pretty much guarantee you won’t have to cope with rain, fog or snow!

But it’s also worth noting:

It’s often less expensive than paying for airport transfers

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Return taxi transfers to Playa Blanca will cost €90  read more »

New Menu From Barstro

Barstro in Nazaret have announced their new menu and some changes to their opening times. They are now open from 1800 until 2300 from Tuesday until Friday, from 1300 until 2300 on Saturday and closed on Sundays and Mondays.

The new menu looks enticing – we love the sound of the smoky mussels and seaweed starter, the shoulder of lamb with garlic and leeks and the rice strudel with cinnamon glaze!

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Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 16

Here’s the brief news for this week from Lanzarote.

Cabildo Announces 3 New Electric Vehicle Charging Points


The new charging points will be located in Monumento al Campesino, the village of Arrieta and in front of the bus station in Playa Blanca. The total investment of €135,000 is part of Lanzarote’s “Strategy 2020” with the aims of reducing  read more »

Arrecife, Lanzarote - The Video

Lanzarote’s capital, Arrecife, has changed a great deal over the last few years, but hasn’t lost it’s bustling charm and heart. If you haven’t visited the town, we’d highly recommend it, for a taste of the real Canarian culture.


This video from our Friend Jalle F, shot earlier this month, will give you a flavour of what to expect. It takes in Charco San Ginés, the new marina, the castles,  read more »

Looking For Matthew Deakin

A concerned friend is looking for Matthew Deakin. Originally from Bournemouth, Matthew lived on the island in the early part of 2014 and was offering a service providing 360 degree panoramic videos for properties here through his website http://www.thevirtualtourist.uk.com/ It’s thought he may have moved to Gran Canaria or another island.

Matthew Image from Facebook Profle.

A friend has contacted us to ask if we know of his whereabouts – we’ve spoken to them to ensure there’s nothing untoward about their enquiry, and we’re assured they simply want to know that Matthew is safe and well.  They haven’t heard anything from him since June 2014 when they had a meeting planned with Matthew. We don’t want to invade anyone’s privacy, so we won’t pass on any details to either party unless  read more »

ISO In The Sun: PECB Courses In Lanzarote

We met with Martin Holzke this week of the company SoftQualM – Martin and his company has a long track record of implementing, auditing and training information security and business continuity. He also is a technical assessor for the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) performing conformity assessments of certification bodies in these areas.

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SoftQualM in partnership with PECB

Martin generally travels from his home in Lanzarote to various European countries to deliver his training, but he’s decided that this summer might be a good time to get his delelgates to come to combine his training with a break in the Lanzarote sunshine!

With that in mind, he has set up two “Lead Auditor” and two “Lead Implementor” PECB courses on information  read more »

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