Tag Archives: Lanzarote

Bodegas El Grifo

Travel: Bodegas El Grifo Lanzarote

Recently I wrote about the village of El Golfo in the south of Lanzarote. A stunning village that’s home to the green lagoon. My next snippet about Lanzarote is all about a trip to Bodegas El Grifo. One of the largest wineries on the island they have been in operation since 1755. Having recently passed my WSET Level 2 Wines and Spirits, there was no way I was going to miss out on discovering a bit about the history of wine in Lanzarote. Continue reading

El Golfo

(Travel) El Golfo Lanzarote

Lanzarote is probably best known for being a cheap holiday destination with almost guaranteed sunshine all year round.  There is however a whole lot more to the island.  In terms of size it comes in at just over 325 square miles.  With little effort you can certainly drive around it in a day.  You are however likely to miss some of the spectacular scenery the island has to offer. One such place is the small village of El Golfo.  Its located towards the south of the island close to the Timanfaya National Park (more next week on that. I’ve a few short photo led posts, like this one, about the sights in Lanzarote coming up). Continue reading

Be Brave & Run in Lanzarote

Every time I go on holiday I tell myself that I will keep active and go for a couple of runs. So with that in mind, while packing for two weeks in Lanzarote over Christmas I included my trainers.  The weather was exceptionally good for December with a minimum of 20 degrees every day before about 11 in the morning.  Continue reading