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Lex loves the Pizzeria Dibe in Puerto de Las Nieves but I think that's because he is a piza started vegetarian who lives in the sticks. Dibe is very good but for my money, the best pizza restaurant in Gran Canaria is Pizzería Da LUIGI on Calle Torres Quevedo just…
If driving around to see different landscapes is your thing, you're in luck: it's what I do a lot wherever I am, and of course as well at the island I live on. Included you'll find links to the routes on Google Maps. Road choice 1: GC200 One road is rather…
Now, I'm vegetarian. So I do like that Italian restaurants exist. As it happens, I do like good pizzas too, and if friends ever go to a good, new pizza place, chances are they will tell me about it. And I've been to the really good pizza places all over…
Welcome to the Tried and Tasted Guide to Canary Islands wine It’s a guide for the enthusiastic wine drinker who wants to know more about the unique grapes and wines of the Canary Islands. Once you’ve read it, you’ll know enough about Canarian wine to recognise a good Malvasía and…
Gran Canaria: Europe’s nudist capital   There are thousands of naked people on Gran Canaria’s beaches every day. So many, in fact, that it has to be the world’s leading nudist destination.   And yet, apart from the famous nudist areas at Maspalomas and Playa del Inglés, it’s nudist beaches…
Welcome to The Map of Gran Canaria. This is the map that we've been using to share our latest Gran Canaria finds with each other, friends and family for over 15 years.  We work constantly on The Map, adding new spots and updating information every time to go anywhere in Gran…
From the stone behemoth at Maspalomas to Mogán's robotic modern lighthouse, here's a guide to the beacons that keep Gran Canaria's ships safe.
When we found a waterfall just a few minutes from popular Tejeda village, we had to put on our flip flops and go check it out.  Here's what we found...
You come on holiday and the most important thing after having a great time is to make sure everyone at home knows you're having a great time. So get out the selfie stick (or don't; they are rather silly) and snap away at these top jealousy-inducing Gran Canaria spots. 
Living in the Canary Islands? Or just love your favourite sunshine holiday island? Here's a test to see how Canarian you are.
We covered Gran Canaria's Top Ten Unmissable Spots here, but had to leave lots out; Here're some of the great places in Gran Canaria that don't get the crowds.
Tourists love big, sandy beaches with plenty of amenities and umbrellas for rent. Canarians, on the other hand, prefer their beaches to come with fish restaurants, or to be completely natural. We covered the Top Ten Tourist Beaches in Gran Canaria here, but this post is about the beaches that the locals keep to themselves.