• History
    ROMAN VALENCIA

    ##It was the Romans who started it all. Before them, Valencia was just a swampy island on the river Turia. The early history of the city was always pretty sketchy but the excavation of the Almoina site behind the Plaza de la Virgen Basilica in 1985 changed all this…giving us information about the city’s beginnings […]

  • Music
    ‘REINA ROJA’ AND THEIR NEW ALBUM ‘SANKARA’

    ##1. Tell us something about your roots and influences… We are a mixture of all the music that we have been listening to all of our lives as well as the influences of the musicians that have played with us. If you like what you are listening to, it stays with you and forms a […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA IS THE LAND OF ORANGES

    ##For many Northern Europeans, the first time you hear the name Valencia is in connection with oranges. For well over a century, sweet oranges and mandarins have arrived from Valencia traditionally bringing a bit of exotic sunshine to the dark northern winter. Oranges play an important role in the history and economics of the city, […]

  • Editorial
    ‘BEAR CLUB CENTRO’ (IRISH PUB) IN THE CENTRE OF VALENCIA

    ##Bear Club Centro is a new Irish pub in the centre of town, near Plaza Ayuntamiento. They have a friendly & upbeat staff who always make us feel welcome. There are a good range of beers including Guinness, Foster’s, Murphy’s, Heineken, Affligem, Aguila and more. Regarding food, you can savour bocadillos, sandwiches, hamburgers, salads and […]

  • History
    FERIA DE JULIO VALENCIA 2019…ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR

    Valencia’s Feria de Julio will be 148 years old this year. Once again, for the whole month of July, the Viveros gardens will be rocking to music you only usually find on a second-hand record stall, people will be glugging down horchata and throwing flowers, and kids will be eating candy floss and having their […]

  • Editorial
    ALL ABOUT ‘AGUA DE VALENCIA’ (VALENCIAN COCKTAIL)

    ##Agua de Valencia was first concocted by erstwhile artist and barman Constante Gil, who started serving it in his bar, the now sadly defunct ‘Cerveceria Madrid’ in C/ Abadia San Martin in 1959 in Valencia. The bar with its live piano music and its alcoves and poky corners was a classic of Valencian nightlife, especially […]

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