• Music
    NEW ALBUM OUT BY ‘TARIQ’… EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ANDRÉS BELMONTE

    24/7 Valencia: Andrés, can you take us through your album ‘Tariq’? Andres Belmonte: My trip starts in Valencia, arrives in Cairo via Istanbul and then rests in Valencia once again. On this ‘Tariq’ road appears ‘El Henna’ & ‘Hobbi’, which are compositions by Mohamed Abdel Wahab, a colossus of the golden age of Egyptian music […]

  • Food
    CORNISH PASTY AT ‘LA OLA FRESCA’ IN VALENCIA

    By Helen Westwater of La Ola Fresca As some of you may know, ‘La Ola Fresca’ was born after I surfed into Valencia on a fresh wave (!), having previously lived on a farm in Cornwall for many years. Apart from surfing, a breathtaking Atlantic coastline and plenty of cider, Cornwall is most famous for […]

  • Editorial
    THE LAKE OF RICE AND THE FOREST ON THE DUNES: L’ALBUFERA NATIONAL PARK

    ##EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON L’ALBUFERA OF VALENCIA With its unique mix of paddy fields, barracas, rustic rice restaurants, sand dunes, reeds, pines and beaches, you won’t find anywhere more quintessentially Valencian than the Albufera National park. Right next to the city, the Albufera is easily the biggest freshwater lake in the whole of the Iberian Peninsula. […]

  • Editorial
    MUSIC, DANCE AND CULTURE IN RUZAFA…JARITÉ ESPAI OBERT

    ##EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ROBI BERTASI 1. What is the history of Jarité? Jarité owner Robi Bertasi: Around three years ago, ‘Jarité Espai Obert’ (Cultural Association) started a new stage with its current management. We have added new workshops and a more ample programme of cultural events to strengthen its presence in the creative neighborhood of […]

  • Food
    NEWISH RESTAURANT IN VALENCIA! ‘HUERTA Y HUERTA’ IN RUZAFA…

    ##AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CHEF RAMONET MONTFORT Set in the heart of Ruzafa, we had a delightful Sunday lunch at the newish ‘Huerta y Huerta’ with a most amiable service. Accompanying a fairly fruity ‘Flor de Taronjer’ white wine, we savoured some tapas dishes that were beautifully presented. They combined high quality product like the […]

  • Places
    OCEANOGRÀFIC (CITY OF ARTS & SCIENCES)

    ##OCEANOGRÀFIC is the place to go to be awed again by the beauty of nature. In exhibits divided into different habitats of the ocean, visitors peer and point at eels, clownfish (“Nemo!” squeal the toddlers), giant spider crabs, jellyfish and walrus. There are two or three underwater tunnels—one of them the longest in Europe—where you […]

  • Editorial
    CHILL OUT AT THE EMBLEMATIC ‘CAFÉ SANT JAUME’

    Without doubt, ‘Café Sant Jaume’ is one of the most emblematic coffee bars in the whole of Valencia. It was originally a pharmacy that began its trade in around 1900 so it has a very rich history! In 1984, it was acquired by current owner Vicente Mas, a kindly presence here & who you will […]

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