• Food
    La Pilareta

    A few years ago we were living in the very centre of the city in a huge flat with great views across the city. As a consequence, we were suddenly more popular as a stop-off destination. We had many a fun weekend with visitors glued to the view and the events happening way below them […]

  • Nightlife
    THE LEGENDARY CAFÉ NEGRITO…AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

    It sometimes happens that a bar or a shop or a restaurant becomes so synonymous with its surrounding that it’s hard to separate it from them. The bar and the square become one and the same place. This is certainly the case with the Barrio del Carmen’s Café Negrito and the plaza of the same […]

  • Places
    CHURCH OF SAN NICOLÁS

    BAROQUE TREASURES IN THE HEART OF THE CARMEN  Hidden at the end of a little passageway marked “Parroquia de San Nicolás”, about halfway down C/ Caballeros amongst the tourist trap bars and ‘authentic’ bodegas, is one of the city’s greatest art treasures. The dazzling Baroque frescoes at the Church of San Nicolás have recently been […]

  • Food
    MAKING PAELLA IN VALENCIA!

    A Morning at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana If you were to ask a Valencian what his favourite dish is, his answer would surely be paella. If you are invited on a Sunday for lunch at a Valencian’s house, chances are the first thing that will be said to you as you walk in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Places
    Ruzafa

    A garden of delights The elegantly scruffy neighbourhood of Ruzafa was first incorporated into the city of Valencia about 130 years ago. Even in that time it has often been seen as being a bit off the beaten track. Now, however, while more central areas become increasingly franchised, sanitised and expensive, it’s Ruzafa which is […]

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