Palmitos Park in Gran Canaria - image source and credit BreakingStereotypes.org
As ranked by the producers of the Breaking Stereotypes documentary series
Destination: Gran Canaria, Spain
Interesting website for the city: GranCanaria.com
Is it easy to navigate around? Yes and this is backed by a strong public transport system. 2pts
Hostels and Hotels (few, many, tons): Tons – a big tourist destination. 2pts
Best part of the city? It has great beaches.
Interesting Fact: Is the second largest populated island of the Canary Islands.
Local University? University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria / Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) – ulpgc.es
Any interesting business or enterprise happenings? Very simple visit the Surf Office – thesurfoffice.com. Also check out our Original Careers interview with founder of the Surf Office Peter Fabor.
Is it a good travel destination for young adventures? Yes. 2pts
Climate: Tourists seek the islands for warm summers.
Would you live there forever? No.
Whilst there did you have any funny/awesome experiences? Palmitos Park provides a really cool wildlife interactive experience.
Points: 6 out of 6
Rating out of ten: 10
OriginalSteps.com travel and gap year/year out ranking criteria –
2 points for yes
0 points for no
Max points 6
1. Is the destination easy to navigate around? Yes or No
2. Hostels and Hotels (few, many, tons): 0.5, 1 and 2 points respectively
3. Is it a good travel destination for young adventures? Yes or No