Simon Batchelor

I have lived in the Granada region of Spain for 18 years and still don't understand the Spanish and most likely never will. I live with my wife and two dogs in a Cortijo which is over a century old, made from stones, tree trunks and riverbed mud. I wouldn't have it any other way! Check me out at
19 Articles

How to enjoy a Singles holiday in Lanzarote

Lanzarote has long been a tourist hotspot for singles holidays as it offers polar

By Simon Batchelor 12 Min Read

Is Lanzarote safe for travellers? (2022)

In the 2021 Global Peace Index, Spain ranked 31 out of 163 countries,

By Simon Batchelor 13 Min Read

Top 10 Instagram spots in Lanzarote

With Instagram having over 1.4 billion active users every month and nearly 1000

By Simon Batchelor 11 Min Read

La Graciosa – Why is it a top-rated destination in Lanzarote?

Let us look into La Graciosa, a small island off the coast

By Simon Batchelor 13 Min Read

20 BEST Things To Do in Lanzarote, Spain

At over 320 sq miles, Lanzarote is not a small island, and

By Simon Batchelor 22 Min Read

10 BEST Beaches in Lanzarote, Spain

We are all familiar with holidaying in Lanzarote, or we know something

By Simon Batchelor 15 Min Read