• Food
    SPLENDINI BAR i DISCOS (TAPAS, BEERS & VINTAGE VINYL RECORDS)

    1.José, tell us a little about your experience in the world of music… From 1999 to 2011, I ran ‘Discos Mardigras!’ in Valencia. Among other activities, I organized concerts of international artists of black music in different clubs of Valencia and as a DJ in many clubs including events throughout Spain. From 2014 to 2017, […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA…STATION TO STATION

    There is something magnificent and Jules Verne-like about old mainline railway stations that their clean-lined, concrete & glass modern counterparts can never quite recapture…however beautifully designed. The ultra-fast AVE (Alta Velocidad Española) train arrived in Valencia at a purpose-built station nearly eight years ago. As Valencia advances into a new age of high-speed rail links, […]

  • Editorial
    BIOPARC VALENCIA 2018

      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 Gardens’ enclosed zoo, embracing the philosophy of “zoo-immersion” in line with […]

  • Editorial
    WORLD HERITAGE SITE…LA LONJA OF VALENCIA

      The United Nations agency UNESCO has designated 851 sites around the world as World Heritage sites, which form part of the “cultural and natural heritage of the world” and are considered as having unique and universal value to the history of humanity. One of those sites is in Valencia. You may be surprised to […]

  • Art
    THE CITY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

    So you think you know Valencia? Paella, fallas, sun, sand, football, passion, light and love. All of these fiery elements make up a place that has become known as the Mediterannean city par excellence. Part of the charm lies in the contrast between the old (the centro historico) and newish The City of Arts and […]

  • Editorial
    Holy Grail in Valencia

    Looking for the Holy Grail King Arthur, Percival, Lancelot and the other knights of the round table, Siegfried the crusader, Adolf Hitler, the freemasons, Monty Python and Indiana Jones all spent huge amounts of time and energy in search of the Holy Grail and its magic powers. Only Percival and Indy actually got to see […]

  • Places
    Oceanografic of Valencia (THE CITY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES)

    In the hustle and bustle of the city of Valencia, sometimes it’s nice to take a break and imagine a more serene world. There’s no better place to do that than at the Oceanogràfic. The Oceanogràfic is Europe’s largest aquarium and it’s located right alongside the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia. The aquarium […]

  • 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 […]

  • Places
    HIKING IN THE VALENCIA REGION

    4 OF THE BEST Do you fancy doing something other than watching football hungover or eating another paella this weekend? Hopefully, this article will coax you into heading out to the Valencian countryside, to fill your lungs with fresh air, get some exercise, and learn a little bit of history all at the same time! […]

  • Editorial
    RE-READ LIBRERIA LOWCOST VALENCIA

    THE CONSCIENTIOUS BOOKSTORE THAT IS KIND ON THE POCKET & GOOD TO THE EARTH The battle between paper and digitalisation has never been more poignant than now. The looming realities of deforestation and the colossal amounts of paper that we collectively use on a daily basis are becoming not only an environmental issue. It is […]

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