• Food
    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT

    TAJ MAHAL INDIAN & PAKISTANI RESTAURANT When we first arrived on these shores some 19 years ago, it was hard to find restaurants serving international cuisine and there were just a couple of Indian restaurants. One of them was ‘Taj Mahal’, which is still going strong and has just recently been completely revamped. Established in […]

  • Health
    ALTERNATIVE VALENCIA

    SIRIO OF CENTRO URANIUM 1. Tell us something about your background and experiences. My name is Sirio. I was born in Valencia but I grew up on the Island of Ibiza. Since childhood I have been interested in increasing one’s own personal development, and to understand the complexities of people’s motives in life, both internal […]

  • Editorial
    Kenneth Tynan on Valencia

    KENNETH TYNAN ON VALENCIA In his 1975 book ‘The Sound Of Two Hands Clapping,’ Kenneth Tynan wrote: “The new tourism, of which I am a charter member, is more selective…Valencia where a noisy and majestic ugliness stands sentinel, ever ready to repel outsiders, is one of the few places that come close to fulfilling all […]

  • 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 […]

  • Editorial
    BIG HEART OF JAVEA SEPTEMBER 17th of 2017

    In 2016 Javea experienced a devastating fire and all the local rescue services including voluntary services, the Red Cross, concerned citizens and Javea Connect came to the rescue. In recognition of their tireless and unselfish commitment to saving Javea from what could have been total disaster and for local residents to display their gratitude the […]

  • Music
    BUDDY PAUL…THE BLUES ARE BACK!

    1.Tell us something about your musical background and upbringing… Hi, ‘24/7 Valencia’. First off, a big thanks for taking the time and interest to help keep the music scene alive in Valencia and Spain in general, nice one! This first one is quite a biggy. I was born in East London in Stepney Green. Yeah, […]

  • Art
    ART IN VALENCIA…TERESA FLUVIÀ

    THE LADY WHO PAINTS WITH LIGHT Ernst Haas, the famous 20th century Austrian photographer, once wrote, “There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.” On Thursday 14th September 2017 at 18:30, an impressive photographic exhibition by Teresa Fluvià will be […]

  • Editorial
    Summer in Valencia

    HOT TOWN – Summer in the city I was sitting at the Escalones de la Lonja a couple of years ago, washing down calamares with beer on a night when the high for the day hit 28 degrees. The Gothic gargoyles of La Lonja loomed overhead, the façade of the Central Market stared me in […]

  • Editorial
    La Tomatina is Fun!

      Bloody good fun It was hard to believe there were going to be any tomatoes at all. The main street was rammed with muchachos and chicas, buzzing while they waited for the battle, chanting ‘‘Ag-ua!’’ to provoke the residents on the roofs, then ‘‘To-ma-te’’, and of course the song ‘‘O-le, ole, ole, ole…’’, as […]

  • Places
    Valencia Port Area (Poblados Marítimos)

    Valencia’s Poblados Marítimos have been through a lot. Over the years they have been destroyed by fire, suffered the worst of the city’s floods, and been flattened by bombs. Not so long ago, the area’s residents had to put up with the America’s Cup crowd swanning about and Formula One cars careering around their once […]

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