Spain (Gran Canaria)

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  • A Day Trip in Gran Canaria: Barranco de Azuaje

    mainWe already wrote about the benefits of going on a day trip with a hostel guide, so it probably shouldn’t be a surprise that we already headed out for the next one two days later. This time it got challenging, and we ended up taking out cactus thorns out of our soles and rope-climbing up...

  • Places change, and sometimes it sucks: the disappearance of our favorite bar

    mainHave you ever had a bar or a coffee shop that held a special place in your heart? A hangout spot, like the ones in Friends or How I Met Your Mother, where you’d always feel at home? For us, this place was the Hello Frankie bar in Las Palmas. We witnessed its opening, and we watched it...

  • A Day Trip in Gran Canaria: Roque Nublo

    mainThis was our first organized trip in Gran Canaria – and we absolutely loved everything about it. The price was easy on the wallet, the views were stunning, the weather clear like on no other day, and, most importantly, we had a really great guide who showed us all around the island. How did we manage to...

  • Nightlife in Las Palmas: best places for a night out

    mainIf you like nightlife, Las Palmas is the place to go. We’re typical night creatures – if we’re not hiking or sightseeing, there’s no way anyone can wake us up early, and we probably get most social around midnight. Here it wasn’t a problem – most Canarians also go out late in the night and...

  • How to rent a flat in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    main picRenting a flat is never easy. And renting a flat abroad? It’s even worse, especially for someone as lost as we usually are. Still, it’s always gone pretty smooth and we’ve never ended up homeless – even though we had to move almost every two months. We also saved a lot of money, since renting something out is...