• Art
    THE CITY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

    So you think you know Valencia? Paella, fallas, sun, sand, football, passion, light and love. All of these fiery elements make up a place that has become known as the Mediterannean city par excellence. Part of the charm lies in the contrast between the old (the centro historico) and newish The City of Arts and […]

  • Editorial
    Holy Grail in Valencia

    Looking for the Holy Grail King Arthur, Percival, Lancelot and the other knights of the round table, Siegfried the crusader, Adolf Hitler, the freemasons, Monty Python and Indiana Jones all spent huge amounts of time and energy in search of the Holy Grail and its magic powers. Only Percival and Indy actually got to see […]

  • Sports
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL…EXCITING TIMES FOR THE CITY!

    With both Levante UD and Valencia CF once again in the top tier of Spanish football, these are exciting times for the city of Valencia on the sporting front. Levante have celebrated their return to La Liga with a fantastic promotional offer for fans. Anyone buying a season ticket this year will receive a free […]

  • Places
    L’OCEANOGRÀFIC…FIRST IMPRESSIONS

      Blue Water in the City. Let me lay my cards on the table before I begin, I am not a great aficionado of aquaria. I am, however, a huge fan of the Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias and so I went more to see the architecture up close than to look at the […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA WINES…ROSADOS FOR SUMMER DRINKING

    Summer in Spain (and especially here in Valencia) requires a bit of thought when it comes to matching wines with food. This is particularly the case when it comes to drinking red wines. This is because the red wines here are high in alcohol, at their best at normal room temperature and from June to […]

  • Food
    Volare Restaurant

    It was a hot evening. It had been one of those days when the heat and humidity combine to make you just want to do nothing, but we had a dinner date at this month’s restaurant. So we dragged ourselves from the relative cool of our flat to the Barrio del Carmen and Volare, a […]

  • Editorial
    HORCHATA & AGUA DE VALENCIA

     VALENCIA DRINK: HORCHATA & AGUA DE VALENCIA It’s September 2017 and the warm days are still upon us so it’s time for a long, cool drink. Valencia has two of its very own. Well, horchata was invented in the Sudan and Agua de Valencia, is really just Buck’s Fizz with a twist. However, let’s not get […]

  • Food
    Navel Gazing: Valencia, the Orange City

    For many northern Europeans,the first time you hear the name Valencia it is in connection with oranges. For well over a century, sweet oranges and mandarins have arrived from Valencia, traditionally bringing a bit of exotic sunshine to the dark northern winter. Oranges play an important role in the history and economics of the city, […]

  • Food
    Viva Mascaraque friendly kitchen

    The philosophy is to combine quality traditional Spanish ingredients with a fresh, artistic and cutting edge presentation On a sultry night, a couple of the 24/7 Valencia team strolled down the side streets of the historic centre for an evening of fine dining at the eye-catching ‘Viva Mascaraque friendly kitchen’, which is now very well […]

  • Food
    MERCADO CENTRAL

    Valencia’s Central Market is one of the largest markets in Europe Perched high above the ornate iron and glass dome, it’s feet resting on a golden ball, is the Cotorra del Mercat, the big green parrot that is the symbol of the Mercado Central in Valencia. Cotorra means parrot in Spanish, but it also means […]

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