• 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 […]

  • Food
    CHILLING OUT AT CAFÉ MUSEU IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE

    Set in a mellow corner of the historic centre, ‘Café Museu’ can rightfully claim to have a worthy history all of its own. As one of the first bohemian bars of the Barrio del Carmen, it was founded in 1972 as ‘Raco.’ It was a favourite haunt of the local Art students whose college then […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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