• Food
    MERCADO CENTRAL

      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 chatterbox, and the weather vane is meant to represent the […]

  • Popular Festivals
    SAN JUAN ON 23 JUNE IN VALENCIA

    The start of something new. More than 400 years ago Lope de Vega wrote “Salen de Valencia, Noche de San Juan, Cien coches de damas, Al fresco de la mar”. On the night of the 23rd June Valencians all over the region will be celebrating San Juan. The biggest parties are a day later down […]

  • Food
    ALL HAIL THE KALE SALAD!

    FOOD ALL HAIL THE KALE SALAD! By Helen Westwater From the kitsch pinky prawn and avocado cocktail of the 70s, to the militant 80s pasta, brocolli tuna mix…or the 90s high-flying yuppie, tricolor mozarella, tomato, avocado, balsamic. As much as music and art, great salads also can encapsulate the aspirations and imagery of a decade. […]

  • Editorial
    MALVARROSA BEACH OF VALENCIA

    LA MALVARROSA Valencia has always had a strange relationship with the sea. The city’s port has been a great source of wealth over the centuries but Valencia doesn’t feel like a maritime city and as people round here will tell you, the city was built with its back to the sea. People have been making […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA WINES FROM THE ALICANTE REGION

    DO Alicante shows its new wines in Dénia Each year the ‘Denominaciones de Origen’, (DO’s) show their wines during the Summer and June is the chosen month. Alicante have their ‘Winecanting’ Festival on 5 June (public admitted) to be held in MARQ; DO Valencia hold theirs under the Opera House on 12 June (entry by […]

  • Food
    LA LLAR DEL CHEF

    As we made our way to our dinner on a warm and sultry evening for this month’s edition of the magazine, we could hear brass band music coming from the square opposite. It was an event for ‘Los Moros y Cristianos’. It was a lovely sight but we couldn’t stay long to watch as our […]

  • Popular Festivals
    CINEMA JOVE 2017

    VALENCIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Cinema Jove celebrates its 33rd edition in Valencia from June 23 to July 1 with cycles dedicated to Pablo Trapero and Urban Art • The Argentine director will receive the ‘Luna de Valencia’ award in recognition of his career. • The official section will give an overview of the burgeoning number […]

  • Sports
    MARCELINO TO LEAD VALENCIA NEXT SEASON

    VALENCIA FOOTBALL On May 11th it was officially announced that Marcelino Garcia Toral would become the new manager of Valencia CF. He now becomes the 19th different name to head the club since the turn of the century. During this time household names like Rafa Benitez, Claudio Ranieri, Gary Neville and Cesare Prandelli have come […]

  • Places
    Bioparc Valencia a New Generation Zoo

    Built as part of the Cabacera park development at the Mislata end of the Turia river bed, the Bioparc opened in 2008. It is a new-generation zoo where the idea was to move away completely from the bad old days of the Viveros, embracing the philosophy of “zoo-immersion” in line with other developments around the […]

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