• Places
    La Lonja

      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 and, you may be surprised […]

  • Places
    Benitatxell and Cumbres del Sol

    This leg of the route starts at the entrance to a town called Benitatxell  where, just before entering the town, there is a road that heads towards the left, towards the mountain that you can see in front of you. It’s a hard route at this point, be ready to climb various steep ascents, but […]

  • Places
    Haphazard: That’s Valencia

      Dreadlocked Dana from Savannah was referring to how she found her way here one day when she came up with the word that may best sum up Valencia: haphazard. Where, years ago, I was looking to live somewhere on the Mediterranean and my Spain trip included plans for a week in Morocco. Two rough […]

  • Places
    OCEANOGRAFIC

      Blue Water in the City. Let me lay my cards on the table before I begin, I am not a great afficianado of aquaria. I am, however, a huge fan of the Cuidad de las Artes y Ciencias, and so, when I got the invite to the press opening of the latest phase in […]

  • Places
    A BEACH VIEW

      ‘Up the road’ for a Brit does not have the same connotation as for a Spaniard. For the latter, a four hour drive up the autopista to Barcelona is not that far off. For a Londoner, however, somewhere that takes more than an hour to get to (Liverpool takes four) is anything but a […]

  • Art
    Hot Off The Plane

    The Valencía Way New country, new life, healthy living, new resolutions! Get fit, eat vegetables and salad all the time and maybe drink a little bit of red wine. That’s the plan and it was going very well until we arrived. This place has just tooo many distractions. Valencia, famed for its night life just […]

  • 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
    A Great Cycling Route!

    Cycling Route At last the weather has changed, after the rainiest winter in sixty years… It was a hard time for the cyclist, but really good for the countryside. Now we’re going to discover one of the prettiest corners of the province of Castellón, Viver, and a fantastic circular route to enjoy on mountain bike. […]

  • Editorial
    A river runs through it

    Well, it’s not really a river at all anymore, is it? As everyone knows, it was drained and the river re-routed after the tragic floods of 1958. Just like Agua de Valencia, there’s no water in it. What now flows through the city in its place is an elegantly dusty, meandering park which has become […]

  • Editorial
    Cycling around Xàbia and Cabo de la Nao

      Xàbia (Jávea) and the surrounding countryside and coast is one of the prettiest areas in the Valencia region. Leaving the village, you can head towards Arenal beach, perfect for a quick dip in the sea with its fine sand and clean water – although there are plenty of tourists who will be doing the […]

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