• History
    FERIA DE JULIO VALENCIA 2018…ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR

    Valencia’s Feria de Julio will be 147 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 […]

  • Music
    THE WATERBOYS PLAY VALENCIA ON MONDAY JULY 23 AT VIVEROS GARDENS!!!

    The Waterboys, with Scotsman Mike Scott at the helm, released their self-titled debut in the summer of 1983, exactly 35 years ago. During all this time, the singer and composer has continued to explore the path of a most distinctive pop-rock sound that is reminiscent of British & Irish folk. In their own way, they […]

  • Food
    TASCA EMBRUJO DEL CARMEN

    SPANISH RESTAURANT: TASCA EMBRUJO DEL CARMEN Set on a quiet side street of the historic centre, ‘Tasca Embrujo del Carmen’ is a cosy and very welcoming Andalusian & Spanish restaurant. Throughout the year, you can enjoy dining on their flamenco-style terraza with the cathedral forming part of the rather sensual backdrop. Members of the ’24/7 […]

  • Food
    PETER ROCK RESTAURANT…NOW OPEN IN THE BARRIO DEL CARMEN!!!

    Peter Rock is an original concept of pioneering rock restaurant bar in Valencia. It has a cool & friendly vibe that recreates images of legendary rock stars and musical instruments… creating a warm and pleasant atmosphere to enjoy memorable moments with friends or family. At lunchtime, we have set a trend, given that all of […]

  • Popular Festivals
    SUMMER FESTIVALS IN THE VALENCIA REGION 2018

    This year Valencia has not only taken the national lead in the sheer amount of talent and variety of its festival offerings. After many years of looking in awe and a touch of jealousy at Barcelona, Bilbao and Madrid when we wanted to look for the big names on the international music scene…we now need […]

  • Music
    EMIR KUSTURICA & THE NO SMOKING ORCHESTRA LIVE IN VALENCIA ON JULY 5th!

    Emir Kusturica will be playing his only concert in Spain in at the Viveros Gardens of Valencia. The show will be held on Thursday, July 5th. • Accompanied by ‘The No Smoking Orchestra’, this great ambassador of Serbian culture will present the themes of his latest work, ‘Corps Diplomatique‘ • His band will share the […]

  • Food
    SWEETCORN SOUP WITH LICHIS & HUITLACOCHE…BY HELEN WESTWATER OF LA OLA FRESCA

    As the heat rises, June’s recipe takes its inspiration from Mexican ingredients; a soup of sweetcorn that also uses the unusual ingredient ‘huitlacoche’, also known in English by the curious name of “Corn Smut” or “Devil’s Corn”. Without getting smutty, this is an extremely odd and unusual looking ingredient. It is actually a fungal disease […]

  • Food
    THE ARCHETYPAL VALENCIAN DRINK…HORCHATA!

    The warm days are upon us so it’s 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, these days they are both considered as […]

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