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 Matthew Hirtes

Spanish football: UD Las Palmas

Spanish football: UD Las Palmas

Are you a fan of Spanish football? Meet fellow supporter Matthew Hirtes who has been closely following the fortunes of Spain’s leading and lesser lights since moving to the country back in 2004. His latest club guide is all about Gran Canaria’s one and only UD Las Palmas.

 Elle Draper

Jet2holidays expands Jet2Villas programme

Jet2holidays expands Jet2Villas programme

New destinations and hundreds of villas have been added while Jet2holidays expands its Jet2Villas programme via a new commercial partnership with James Villa Holidays.

 Elle Draper

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays take off at TWO NEW bases

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays take off at TWO NEW bases

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays launched flights from two new bases today. The new routes depart from London Stansted and Birmingham Airport.

 Elle Draper

What is the weather like in the Canary Islands?

What is the weather like in the Canary Islands?

One of the most common questions we receive is “What is the weather like in the Canary Islands?” When escaping those chilly mornings – it is often a priority.

 Elle Draper

Things to do in Gran Canaria

Things to do in Gran Canaria

As one of the larger Canary Islands, there are plenty of things to do in Gran Canaria. Here we look at a small selection of those.

 Elle Draper

PSOE seeks 75 per cent subsidy on flights

PSOE seeks 75 per cent subsidy on flights

A representative from La Gomera PSOE (Socialist Party) has asked the Spanish government to increase the 50 per cent subsidy for air travel that certain Canary Island residents receive, to 75 per cent for non-capital islands.

 Elle Draper

Secrets of the Canary Islands

Secrets of the Canary Islands

It’s easy to find things to do online, but what about those elusive secrets of the Canary Islands. Here we bring you a few that don’t always appear in the travel brochures, or that we think you shouldn’t miss either.

 Elle Draper

Maspalomas carnival 2017

Maspalomas carnival 2017

Later this week, Maspalomas carnival 2017 starts in the town of its namesake in Gran Canaria. Kicking off on March 3 2017 and continuing until March 12, there is a host of activities for you to get involved in.

 Elle Draper

Corralejo harbour goes digital

Corralejo harbour goes digital

Corralejo harbour has firmly entered the diigital age with a brand new infopoint for visitors. Correlejo in the Canary Islands is a firm favourite with holidaymakers, and now they can find out more about the area.

 Elle Draper

Canary Islands week

Canary Islands week

In the first of several specials, this is Canary Islands week. From February 27 2017 to March 5 we will be bringing you loads of articles all focussed on the seven larger islands.

 Elle Draper

Puerto de Mogán bus station is now open

Puerto de Mogán bus station is now open

After considerable delays, the Puerto de Mogán bus station is now open. Buses began running from the evening of January 29 2017, according to the bus service’s website.

 Elle Draper

An A-Lister’s Guide to Spain

An A-Lister’s Guide to Spain

Roll out the red carpet for an A-lister’s escape. From iconic shopping spots to the most exclusive restaurants, Spain ticks all the boxes for an elite retreat. You don’t have to be famous to live the celebrity lifestyle, but a healthy bank balance will certainly work in your favour! Here is our guide to living […]

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