• Editorial
    Valencia Music Manolo Tarancón

    Manolo Tarancón 1. Tell us something about your musical influences… I listen to all types of music. I remember melodic singers like Adamo, Julio Iglesias, Nino Bravo, Camilo Sesto and Serrat that my parents played on vinyl on our family turntable and it could be that, unconsciously; those were my first musical influences. I like […]

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    DOG REFUGE IN VALENCIA

    DOG REFUGE IN VALENCIA No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich. – Louis Sabin With its numerous parks, open spaces and of course ‘El Rio’ Garden of the Turia meandering through the centre, Valencia is a great place to own a dog. I love nearly […]

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    VALENCIA BOOKS JASON WEBSTER

    VALENCIA BOOKS: JASON WEBSTER 1. What is your view of the political stalemate in Spain? By the time this interview is published the situation may well have changed significantly, so it’s not easy to say. At the time of writing (late January) the possibility of forming a lasting coalition government looks unlikely, although I suspect that […]

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    Trastevere Italian restaurant in Valencia (Aqua Shopping Centre)

    Trastevere Italian restaurant in Valencia “The 24/7 Valencia team visited ‘Trastevere’, this week… the restaurant on the top floor of the Aqua Center shopping mall with a fantastic view of the City of Arts and Sciences as you take the elevator to the 4th floor. ‘Trastevere’ is different from other Italians restaurant in that they […]

  • Horchata…What Valencians Drink

    HORCHATA WHAT VALENCIANS DRINK     The warm days are upon us so it’s still 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 caught up with details, […]

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    Valencia Rock’n’Roll Star Bruno Lomas

    Bruno Lomas Youth culture and Rock ‘n’ Roll are not concepts we easily associate with post-war Franco’s Spain. It’s hard to see where they would fit in amongst the grey public works, the development plans and the authoritarian grip of the regime. In the late fifties, at the end of the grim period of total […]

  • Yoga in Valencia

          YOGA IN VALENCIA Mend and bend: The yoga trend in Valencia   With Valencia’s big-city hip-n-happening attitude, why isn’t the yoga industry booming? English writer Suzanne Worthington investigates.   I turned into a Bendy Wendy. Went to a few free classes, thought I’d hate it, got hooked. When I arrived in town […]

  • CLASSIFIEDS (HOTELS, HOSTELS, PROPERTY…)

    CLASSIFIEDS   BEAUTY & HEALTH CARE Oblivium C/ Hospital, 6 Tel: 96 392 61 59, www.centrooblivium.com Oblivium is a relaxation centre specialized in flotation therapy and situated a 4-minute walk from Plaza del Ayuntamiento.   COUNTRY GUEST HOUSE www.casaruralserenachulilla.com   CRICKET CLUB Levante CC are a new cricket club based in Valencia that have regular […]

  • SHOPPING

    SHOPPING   On the whole, the Carmen clothes shops are more alternative. The Colón stores tend to be high street names. Zona El Carmen  Aloe Vera Pl. Vicente Iborra, 3 Tel: 96 3926183 www.labotigadelaloe.es Since 2001 we have been making natural cosmetic products that are certified Aloe Vera and with the highest standards of quality. […]

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    Simon Campbell Interview

    Simon Campbell Tell us something about your background, travels, musical experiences and influences: I picked up a guitar aged 16 and it all started from there. In the late 1970s, while still at University in Salford, I was working non-stop as a session guitar player and started my first real band, Whitefire. In the 90s […]

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