Articles Tagged ‘culture’

Carnival Time

Carnival Time June 3, 2010 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
The Las Palmas Carnival In February every year Las Palmas goes carnival crazy for three whole weeks. The Las Palmas carnival is one of the biggest in the world but is still a completely local affair. There are huge street parties every weekend where everybody goes out in fancy dress carrying bottles...

Cultural Faux Pas on Gran Canaria

Cultural Faux Pas on Gran Canaria May 25, 2010 | Nightlife, Travel Tips | Read More
Canarians are a laid back lot well used to the eccentricities of tourists and there is really very little you can do to genuinely offend them. These hints will help you to blend in and not come across as an average Guiri (the Canarian word for a foreigner). Canarians have a very Mediterranean and completely...