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Christmas in the Canaries

By far the busiest time of year here in the Canary Islands is Christmas week & especially the week over New Year. Both weeks fill up months in advance even though accommodation prices double. Last-minute deals are very rare for those two weeks.

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Cruise The Canary Islands

Have you any idea how much it would cost to stay in luxury accommodation on full board (all you can eat), nightly entertainment all whilst touring the Canary Islands (including travel costs once you're here)? Roughly 600 euros per person for a week if you did it on a cruise ship.


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Spanish Tapas Dishes & Dining

"Tapas" are small, savory dishes, a popular alternative to eating a full meal and usually served during the day. The main meal of the day for the Spanish is dinner which is served late, around 10 in the evening or later.


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If you fancy a day out shopping during your stay here then you have plenty of options to choose from though the most obvious may not be the best, all depends on what you're looking for and how adventurous you're feeling...

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Aloe Vera

I knew it was good for putting on sunburn and that was about it. I've since been reading up on it and after various emails I've been sent, decided to share what little I've learnt as you can actually buy dozens of variations of aloe vera gel here, a lot more potent than you're likely to find anywhere else, along with pure 100% gel. Along with cacti it actually grows as a weed here so very easy for the locals to cultivate.



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