• Editorial
    BLOOD, SAND, BLUSTER, BRAVADO AND BRILLIANCE VICENTE BLASCO IBAÑEZ

    BLOOD, SAND, BLUSTER, BRAVADO AND BRILLIANCE VICENTE BLASCO IBAÑEZ Novelist, journalist, politician, war correspondent, founder of Utopian communes, publisher of books and newspapers, voluntary exile, tireless traveller, political prisoner, anti-cleric, duellist and womaniser; Vicente Blasco Ibañez was born in Valencia in 1867. His novels have made him one of Valencia’s most celebrated literary sons but […]

  • Art
    VALENCIA BAROQUE

    BAROQUE TREASURES IN THE HEART OF THE CARMEN Hidden at the end of a little passage way marked “Parroquia de San Nicolas”, about halfway down the Calle 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 Nicolas […]

  • Editorial
    Monterey Bar y Discos

    Monterey As its name suggests… ‘Monterey Bar y Discos’ is a Bar & Record shop all in one. It started out 8 years ago as a vinyl store and it has been re-converted into a bar since 2011. They sell re-releases, second hand records as well as records from the present day. Regarding styles, you […]

  • Editorial
    ARTICLE ON CABANYAL

    Long live Cabanyal! You know when you hear about someone who bought a place for peanuts in some unfortunate area of London or New York, then the area became hip and their modest bolthole became a smart investment? That’s what seems to be happening in Cabanyal. It’s February already – the days are slipping by […]

  • Editorial
    Valencia Music Manolo Tarancón

    Manolo Tarancón 1. Tell us something about your musical influences… I listen to all types of music. I remember melodic singers like Adamo, Julio Iglesias, Nino Bravo, Camilo Sesto and Serrat that my parents played on vinyl on our family turntable and it could be that, unconsciously; those were my first musical influences. I like […]

  • Editorial
    DOG REFUGE IN VALENCIA

    DOG REFUGE IN VALENCIA No matter how little money and how few possessions you own, having a dog makes you rich. – Louis Sabin With its numerous parks, open spaces and of course ‘El Rio’ Garden of the Turia meandering through the centre, Valencia is a great place to own a dog. I love nearly […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA BOOKS JASON WEBSTER

    VALENCIA BOOKS: JASON WEBSTER 1. What is your view of the political stalemate in Spain? By the time this interview is published the situation may well have changed significantly, so it’s not easy to say. At the time of writing (late January) the possibility of forming a lasting coalition government looks unlikely, although I suspect that […]

  • 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 […]

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