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Fuerteventura Kite Festival 2017

Fuerteventura Kite Festival 2017 | Corralejo Dunes Beach

The 30th International Fuerteventura Kite Festival 2017 took place over the weekend of 9th-12th November 2017 with kites from all over Europe taking part. It is easily the most colourful event of the year in Fuerteventura. It starts off on the Playa de la Concha in El Cotillo for one day and then the weekend…

September 2017

Fuerteventura Vlog September 2017 | A little excitement and a JP rant!

Quite a busy month in September 2017 with both my brother and my son and his wife visiting – see my previous video https://youtu.be/K0CxYm1K5Og This is what happened in the rest of the month. We were indoors watching tv one evening when a motorbike went by, followed by a bang. When we went outside, the…

life of an expat

A Day In The Life Of An Expat

So many people seem to think that the life of an expat here in Fuerteventura is just one big holiday. If only that were the case. What most people overlook is that once you live somewhere, as opposed to coming on holiday, life takes over. We have to do the shopping, do housework, do the…

Learning Spanish

Learning Spanish – My experience learning Spanish so far

I have been having learning Spanish in one-to-one lessons for a couple of years now. The biggest problem I have is that I don’t get much chance to actually practice speaking Spanish. This is rather sad when you consider that I live in a Spanish speaking place. I have found the Synergy Spanish course very…

Night out in Corralejo | Fuerteventura Vlog August 2017

Night out in Corralejo | Lunch in El Cotillo | Fuerteventura Vlog August 2017 August in Fuerteventura was a very hot one. Although we always have good weather, it was very hot for the whole month, which is unusual. Actually it was too hot at times, particularly at night, making it difficult to sleep. We…

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The Best Beaches in Fuerteventura

There are mile upon mile of beautiful sandy beaches in Fuerteventura dotted all around the coast. It was the beaches that pulled me here in the first place and I have ended up living here. Fuerteventura really is a beach lovers’ paradise. When it comes to choosing the best beaches in Fuerteventura you are so…

Fuerteventura Vlog July 2017

Fuerteventura Vlog July 2017 – I need to get out more!

Fuerteventura Vlog July 2017 – I need to get out more! Recently I seem to be going out less and less so I think I need to get out more. I hardly seemed to do anything in July, which makes producing a monthly vlog harder to do. This month includes: – Jenson’s 3rd birthday so…

people watching

People watching in Corralejo – breakfast and music too

Sue and I enjoy a bit of people watching. This can be while lying on the beach, at the airport, at an event or while just sitting having a coffee or a sundowner at a bar. The other morning we had a few chores to take care of in Corralejo. After we had done them…

calima

Fuerteventura Weather – Calima and dirty rain

Fuerteventura Weather – Calima and dirty rain In the middle of July we had a Calima, which isn’t unusual, but then we also had a thunderstorm. Because there was so much dust in the air, due to the Calima, once the rain dried it left dust stuck to everything. It took days to clean the…

house and car costs

Cost of Living in Fuerteventura – House and Car Costs

Cost of Living in Fuerteventura – House and Car Costs This is the second in a short series of videos on the cost of living in Fuerteventura 2017. This time it is the costs associated with housing and running a car. Check out part 1 – The cost of Food The most significant difference between…