• Food
    Black (and Very Good) Coffee in the City

    As if they were using alchemy, ‘Retrogusto Coffeemates’ takes making and drinking coffee very seriously. Scales, thermometers, timers, quality equipment and, of course, excellent coffee. In a space no more than three meters long, this small coffee shop is revolutionizing the city of Valencia. In Retrogusto Coffeemates, you can buy coffee beans and also savour […]

  • Food
    98 Degrees Dim Sum Experience

      Steaming to Success Walking through the streets of the Barrio del Carmen on the way to our table at 98 Degrees Dim Sum Experience was a little like being on the set of ‘The Walking Dead’. We pass people with major stab wounds, gashes on their faces, hollows where there should be eyes, and […]

  • Music
    Matt Baker

    1.Could you tell us something about your background and musical education?  I actually started at the age of six with the piano but from the beginning had an idea that this wasn’t the ideal instrument for me. I had asked to play drums and my parents wisely told me to start with the piano… a […]

  • AL CANTONET

      Deep in the heart of the Barrio del Carmen, Valencia’s historic centre, you will find ‘Al Cantonet’. It’s the Valencian name for ‘little corner’ and claims to be one of the narrowest bars in the world. Luckily, it has a great terrace outside so you can enjoy the bar inside or at an outside […]

  • Editorial
    UKE

    1.Roberto, tell us something about your experiences from the time of your band ‘Niza’ to the present day with your musical duo ‘Uke’. I’ve always been connected to music. It’s a typical story, you start a band at school, which develops until it eventually starts to go nowhere. Later we formed Niza, which had a […]

  • Editorial
    John Treacy

      Tell us something about your background, travels, and experiences I was born in Cornwall but my family came from Liverpool, where my dad worked with BBC Radio Merseyside. I played football for the school team when I was seven and began playing rugby at Newquay Hornets when I was seven. I played for the […]

  • Food
    ECORGÀNIC

    A different way to go shopping The ecological supermarket Ecorgànic has, in recent years, become a reference for ‘biological cuisine’ in Valencia. On their shelves you will find a very wide range of products ranging from vegetables to spices, breads and dairy products. This healthy approach to food and diet has been developing in Valencia […]

  • Editorial
    Norman Parker

      I supposed that any account of my life must inevitably be dominated by the fact that, in 1970, at 26 years of age, I was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a fellow criminal.  I did not walk free until 24 years later. Needless to say, it was all a throughly negative […]

  • History
    Refugios and the Bombing of Valencia

      Recent work on the Metro and the gardens in Gran Vía Germanías and Gran Vía Marqués del Turia have unearthed two almost forgotten 1930s air raid shelters or ‘Refugios’. Completely intact and left nearly exactly as they were at the time of the horrific bombing raids Valencia endured during the Spanish Civil War, their […]

  • Editorial
    SAN VICENTE FERRER & EASTER IN VALENCIA

    Togas, Hankies and Espadrilles With the city all partied out and out of puff after Fallas, Valencia has never been big on Holy Week. Easter is a quiet affair around these parts. Some opt for a tentative pre-summer trip to the beach in the patchy April weather. Others decide to get away to the mountains […]

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