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Dangerous Things on Gran Canaria

Dangerous Things on Gran Canaria May 25, 2010 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
You might expect a volcanic island close to the Sahara desert to have its fair share of dangerous animals and freak weather but Gran Canaria is a very benign place and all the volcanoes are dormant. There are a few things to watch out though: Since the introduction of speed cameras Canarian drivers have...

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...

Alternatives to Touristy Places on Gran Canaria

Alternatives to Touristy Places on Gran Canaria May 25, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
With over a million package tourists visiting the island every year you might think Gran Canaria is one giant resort. Fortunately, most of the tourists are happy to stay in the gaudy resorts along the south coast and the rest of the island is pretty much unspoiled. The Capital city Las Palmas is one...
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