Crime is rare in Gran Canaria and avoiding scams and rip-offs is often a question of common sense. However, scammers do operate in Gran Canaria so here's how to stop them getting their hands on any of your money.
As a visitor you'll never know if you offend a Canarian; Their laid-back nature and years of dealing with tourists being everything from culturally insensitive to jaw-droppingly rude mean that the locals are masters of just letting it go.
The Canary Islands have fascinated astronomers for centuries, but they always looked up. Now that we have satellites we can see what the Canary Islands look like from space. Here're some of the most spectacular photos of the Canary Islands from high in the sky.
The only thing that makes a holiday in Gran Canaria better is making sure that your friends at home are jealous. That's why we've created this collection of free, envy-inducing memes perfect for social media.
While Christmas in the sunshine might seem a little strange, you'd be surprised how much of an effort Gran Canaria puts on. It is possible to feel festive and get a tan, especially if you pack your tinsel-trimmed swimming trunks.
North Gran Canaria got a soaking on October 20, 2015, thanks to a slow-moving rain storm. These beautiful sunset photos, by Gran Canaria Info photographer Lex Thoonen, capture the moment when the rain started to fall.
Where did the Canary Islands get their name? Well, it's not from the Canary, as the bird is named after the islands rather than the other way round. Most people seem to think the islands are named after dogs, but we have our doubts. Here are the different theories.
The Canary Islands have never had the glamourous celebrity visitors of Ibiza or the Cote d'Azur. Nor have they suffered from the horde of reality TV celebs that plague the Costas. However, the celebrities that have dropped in over the years have left some fascinating myths and mysteries behind. Here…