• Food
    MEDITERRANEAN TAPAS BAR KAÑA MAKAN

    On a warm, autumnal evening a couple of the ‘24/7 Valencia’ team headed to the legendary and somewhat bohemian ‘Plaza Cedro’ area of the city, which is most popular with locals and students for its endless bars and restaurants, clubs and live music venues. Near Blasco Ibañez, this is an authentic slice of Valencian nightlife […]

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    CHILLING OUT WITH TAPAS AND DISHES AT ‘ANITA GIRO’!

    Why ‘Anita Giro’ you ask? Indeed, the name is a play on words of the Bonnie Tyler song ‘I Need a Hero.’ Now that’s a good sign!!! Set on a side street of the old town, it is only a stone’s throw from the Torres de Quart so pretty damn easy to find. Since opening […]

  • Places
    CHURCH OF SAN NICOLÁS

    BAROQUE TREASURES IN THE HEART OF THE CARMEN  Hidden at the end of a little passageway marked “Parroquia de San Nicolás”, about halfway down C/ Caballeros amongst the tourist trap bars and ‘authentic’ bodegas, is one of the city’s greatest art treasures. The dazzling Baroque frescoes at the Church of San Nicolás have recently been […]

  • Food
    BODEGA VALERO CELEBRATES ITS 30th ANNIVERSARY!

    30 years ago brothers Toni and Javi arrived at La Bodega Valero, a traditional bodega that sold wine and beers and was popular with the locals. They soon started to add their own personal touch to the bodega and installed a small kitchen, seating inside and a terraza outside too. There’s definitely a family feel […]

  • 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! […]

  • 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 […]

  • Food
    A PUDDING OF MELLOW FRUITFULNESS

    La Ola Fresca Although Britain is not well famed for its culinary heritage, it is generally accepted that we do have some fine desserts. So, this month, we indulge in puddings and “the proof of the pudding is in the eating”! A refrain which coincidentally originates from the translation of ‘Al freír de los huevos […]

  • Food
    CHILLING OUT AT CAFÉ MUSEU

    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 […]

  • Food
    A day at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana

    Regular readers of this column will know that, though I love paella Valenciana, if I want to make my own I have to do it in the privacy of my own home with no Valencianos to witness me in the act. Valencia’s seriously believe you have to be Valencian to make a decent paella – […]

  • Food
    MAKING PAELLA IN VALENCIA!

    A Morning at Escuela de Arroces y Paella Valenciana If you were to ask a Valencian what his favourite dish is, his answer would surely be paella. If you are invited on a Sunday for lunch at a Valencian’s house, chances are the first thing that will be said to you as you walk in […]

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