• Editorial
    Tanks For The Memory

    23F For those of us living in Spain today, democracy is a given and pretty much unmoveable. The dark, dull days of dictatorship seem a long way off. However, if some dangerously deluded bright sparks had got their way on 23 February 1981, things might have been a whole lot different and at the centre […]

  • Nightlife
    CLUBLAND

    SHORT AND SWEET IN FEBRUARY The first month of the year has already flown by and you haven’t had a decent night out yet? No big deal. Even if the last time you went out you had pesetas in your wallet! On the other hand you’re might still be recovering from last weekend’s fun. I’m […]

  • Editorial
    FOOD

    CHINESE DUMPLINGS ‘JIAOZI‘ By Helen Westwater LA OLA FRESCA The 28th of January saw the start of the Chinese New Year, heralding the year of the Rooster, a sign associated with wealth. Last year’s naughty Monkey seems to have left us with a certain wealthy mad rooster creating havoc (!) so let’s hope that by […]

  • Editorial
    A Rainy Parisian in Sunny Valencia

    ¡Hola Paris! Valencia Speaking! Sorry I didn’t write to you earlier, but life is so intense around here! I have so many things to tell you: Paris and Valencia really are so different! I left a romantic but stressful city for a place that is much more relaxed, yet filled with action – being the […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA VERMOUTH

    ‘La Hora del Aperitivo’ The Rising Trend of Valencian Vermut Valencia has long been the City of ‘Gin Tonics’! But now the trend for aperitifs has grown and Vermut is making its way back. The bitter sweet drink is on the rise and on the shelves of many bars in Valencia again. Historically, there used […]

  • Editorial
    Paella in Valencia

    RICE TO THE OCCASION Whether it’s your birthday, your saint’s day, some friends are visiting, it’s Fallas, you’ve come into a bit of money, or it’s just a weekend family lunch; at the heart of any celebration in Valencia is the regional dish. Paella: Rabbit, chicken, rice and vegetables, fried and boiled, together in a […]

  • Food
    ‘UNO’ AT MERCADO CENTRAL

    UNO is the emblematic new stand of the Mercado Central. It’s a place to meet and sample food at the Central Market of Valencia. UNO fits right in at the Mercado Central so enjoy a snack, and take the opportunity to re-discover local products. It is the project of the very amiable and experienced owner […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA FILM

    VALENCIA FILM EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN HALL 1. Tell us something about your background… I seem to have changed streams quite a few times in my life. The early years involved a bit of doing up property in London (it was the early eighties, after all!), then lots of travel, then ten years or so […]

  • Food
    Ciao Bella

    D and I have been on a low-carb diet following a two-week visit to the folks back home in England and gigantic meals throughout the stay there. Every new house meant another lunch or dinner, or even brunch, sometimes all three in the same day. This, of course, led to expanding waistlines and ultimately – […]

  • Art
    VALENCIA COMIC

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH FEDDE CARROZA 1. Tell us something about your background I have always been passionate about drawing since I have had the use of reason. Although I started to work at a very young age to support the family, I was always combining this when I could with drawing and learning my craft […]

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