Tag: family

  • Where to find cultural events in Las Palmas

    Where to find cultural events in Las Palmas

    Gran Canaria is quite popular for sports activities, but also has a lot of culture and (cultural) events to offer. It’s impossible for me to share a list here and keep it updated, especially since dates and venues tend to change a lot because of covid, so I will share the main sources here. Bookmark […]

  • Bodega Los Berrazales in Agaete (Finca La Laja)

    Bodega Los Berrazales in Agaete (Finca La Laja)

    Visit the only coffee plantation in Europe! The guided tour shows you not only their coffee plantation, but also winery and their tropical fruits. You’ll pay €8 for the guided tour, that includes a small wine tasting.  You can visit them from Monday – Friday between 10AM and 5PM and in the weekend between 10AM […]

  • Cueva Pintada Museum & Archaeological Site in Gáldar

    Cueva Pintada Museum & Archaeological Site in Gáldar

    If you want to learn about the history of Gran Canaria and its aboriginal inhabitants (the guanches), this is a must-see. The videos will show you a lot of information about the islands in pre-colonial times and the Castillian conquest. The caves are well preserved and show you what it was like to live here, hundreds […]

  • My favourite pizza in Las Palmas/Maspalomas

    My favourite pizza in Las Palmas/Maspalomas

    I love food and going out for dinner. I’m an omnivore and there’s not much food that I don’t like. I remember eating raw squid once at a sushi bar and that was definitely a no, but that’s about it. So I would like to share my favourite pizza(place) with you and my favourite pizza! […]

  • The Dunes Of Maspalomas

    The Dunes Of Maspalomas

    The dunes of Maspalomas are one of the hotspots you must visit when you are in Gran Canaria. The dunes are located on the southwest coast of the island and are a protected nature reserve since 1987. A lot of people think that the sand was imported from the Sahara but this is not the […]

  • Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología in Las Palmas

    Museo Elder de la Ciencia y la Tecnología in Las Palmas

    Elder, the big green building at Santa Catalina, is an interactive museum with exhibitions of technology, physics, mathematics, geology, biology, medicine and astronomy. The museum encourages hands-on interaction with the displays and children will enjoy this museum a lot. There’s a limited capacity because of COVID so it’s recommended to buy tickets online. The entrance […]

  • Museo Canario in Las Palmas

    Museo Canario in Las Palmas

    “The museum’s archaeological collection mainly consists of prehistoric remains and historic artefacts originating from the early human populations on Gran Canaria, as well as artefacts originating from other islands in the Canarian Archipelago. Items on display include ceramic vessels, religious idols, pintaderas, tooled implements made of bone or wood, animal skins and other remains. As […]

  • English cinema in Las Palmas

    English cinema in Las Palmas

    The Spanish love to dub their movies, but most people just want to hear the original actors speak! Luckily you can watch the original English movies in cinema here, just not every day. In Yelmo Cines the Tuesday is reserved for VOSE (Version Original Subtilada en Español), meaning you’ll be able to watch the original […]