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    Puerto de Mogan: The Cutest Tourist Town I Ever Did See

    Prepare for photo overload. Puerto de Mogan, a tiny fishing town situated on the southwestern corner of Gran Canaria, is THE cutest tourist town I’ve ever seen. Yes, it is packed with European and Scandinavian…

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    Santa Brigida, Gran Canaria

    When we booked our cottage in the mountains of Gran Canaria, I knew nothing about the nearby town Santa Brigida. It was big enough that I figured we’d find restaurants and grocery stores –…

  • Cottage garden walkway | Santa Brigida, Gran Canaria, Spain

    Renting a Cottage in Gran Canaria

    After visiting Fuerteventura, the Canary Island known for wind, beaches, wind, and more wind, we headed to Gran Canaria – the island known as the mini continent. They call Gran Canaria the mini continent…

  • Colors of the El Cotillo lagoon beach | Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain

    Fuerteventura? Never Heard of It.

    This is what the airline ticket counter lady said to me as she handed me my boarding passes at JFK airport: “Here are your boarding passes for Madrid, and then your connection…