Matthew Hirtes, our resident broadsheet journalist, moved to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria back in 2004. He's travelled extensively through Spain, covering it for such publications as Telegraph Travel, Metro, and The Independent. The author of Going Local in Gran Canaria: How To Turn a Holiday Destination into a Home, Matthew truly is a resident expert.

1 Comment

  1. John Brindley
    March 2, 2017 @ 8:04 pm

    As a Lanzarote resident who has been to ten of the islands, La Gomera is my favourite to visit. Go in May, when the fields and roadsides on the higher slopes are a riot of wildflowers, and the Laurisilva forests at the highest points have beautiful footpaths beneath tunnels of trees dripping with mosses.

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