• Editorial
    Trastevere Italian restaurant in Valencia (Aqua Shopping Centre)

    Trastevere Italian restaurant in Valencia “The 24/7 Valencia team visited ‘Trastevere’, this week… the restaurant on the top floor of the Aqua Center shopping mall with a fantastic view of the City of Arts and Sciences as you take the elevator to the 4th floor. ‘Trastevere’ is different from other Italians restaurant in that they […]

  • Horchata…What Valencians Drink

    HORCHATA WHAT VALENCIANS DRINK     The warm days are upon us so it’s still time for a long, cool drink. Valencia has two of its very own. Well, horchata was invented in the Sudan and Agua de Valencia, is really just Buck’s Fizz with a twist. However, let’s not get caught up with details, […]

  • Editorial
    Valencia Rock’n’Roll Star Bruno Lomas

    Bruno Lomas Youth culture and Rock ‘n’ Roll are not concepts we easily associate with post-war Franco’s Spain. It’s hard to see where they would fit in amongst the grey public works, the development plans and the authoritarian grip of the regime. In the late fifties, at the end of the grim period of total […]

  • Yoga in Valencia

          YOGA IN VALENCIA Mend and bend: The yoga trend in Valencia   With Valencia’s big-city hip-n-happening attitude, why isn’t the yoga industry booming? English writer Suzanne Worthington investigates.   I turned into a Bendy Wendy. Went to a few free classes, thought I’d hate it, got hooked. When I arrived in town […]

  • Frustration mounts at the Mestalla

    Valencia Football: Frustration mounts at the Mestalla The expectancy and anticipation Valencia fans had at the beginning of the season has quickly diminished and been replaced with mounting frustration as their team continues to underperform on a regular basis. After a convincing result but unconvincing effort against local rivals Levante at the end of October, […]

  • CLASSIFIEDS (HOTELS, HOSTELS, PROPERTY…)

    CLASSIFIEDS   BEAUTY & HEALTH CARE Oblivium C/ Hospital, 6 Tel: 96 392 61 59, www.centrooblivium.com Oblivium is a relaxation centre specialized in flotation therapy and situated a 4-minute walk from Plaza del Ayuntamiento.   COUNTRY GUEST HOUSE www.casaruralserenachulilla.com   CRICKET CLUB Levante CC are a new cricket club based in Valencia that have regular […]

  • SHOPPING

    SHOPPING   On the whole, the Carmen clothes shops are more alternative. The Colón stores tend to be high street names. Zona El Carmen  Aloe Vera Pl. Vicente Iborra, 3 Tel: 96 3926183 www.labotigadelaloe.es Since 2001 we have been making natural cosmetic products that are certified Aloe Vera and with the highest standards of quality. […]

  • FOOD & RESTAURANTS

    RESTAURANTS   AFRO-CUBAN Babalú C/ Manyans 17 (next to Plaza Redondo) Tel: 96 315 50 40 ¡Fiesta! An excellent restaurant-bar-club for those who love authentic Cuban food.   ARABIC Sahara (Zona Carmen) C/ del Mar, 52 Tel: 96 394 32 76 Movil: 698 579 148 www.sahararestaurante.com   ASIAN FUSION 98º Dim Sum Experience C/ Roteros, […]

  • Editorial
    Simon Campbell Interview

    Simon Campbell Tell us something about your background, travels, musical experiences and influences: I picked up a guitar aged 16 and it all started from there. In the late 1970s, while still at University in Salford, I was working non-stop as a session guitar player and started my first real band, Whitefire. In the 90s […]

  • Art
    Fallas fireworks in Valencia

    Fireworks in Valencia Valencians take their fireworks very seriously. There can’t be many places in the world where a Castillo or firework display will be angrily booed and slow hand clapped if it’s deemed to be too monotonous or, the ultimate sin in these parts, not punctuated by enough loud bangs. Pyrotechnicians are held in […]

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