• Places
    Ruzafa

    A garden of delights The elegantly scruffy neighbourhood of Ruzafa was first incorporated into the city of Valencia about 130 years ago. Even in that time it has often been seen as being a bit off the beaten track. Now, however, while more central areas become increasingly franchised, sanitised and expensive, it’s Ruzafa which is […]

  • Editorial
    John Lydon Interview (JOHNNY ROTTEN)

    Exclusive interview with John Lydon (Johnny Rotten) of Pil and The Sex Pistols John Lydon needs little introduction. He is one of the most important figures in popular culture of the last 40 years. As Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols, with his ready sneer & dyed hair and searing wit and dangerous songs close […]

  • Editorial
    BIG HEART OF JAVEA SEPTEMBER 17th of 2017

    In 2016 Javea experienced a devastating fire and all the local rescue services including voluntary services, the Red Cross, concerned citizens and Javea Connect came to the rescue. In recognition of their tireless and unselfish commitment to saving Javea from what could have been total disaster and for local residents to display their gratitude the […]

  • Places
    Bioparc Valencia a New Generation Zoo

    Built as part of the Cabacera park development at the Mislata end of the Turia river bed, the Bioparc opened in 2008. It is a new-generation zoo where the idea was to move away completely from the bad old days of the Viveros, embracing the philosophy of “zoo-immersion” in line with other developments around the […]

  • Music
    BUDDY PAUL…THE BLUES ARE BACK!

    1.Tell us something about your musical background and upbringing… Hi, ‘24/7 Valencia’. First off, a big thanks for taking the time and interest to help keep the music scene alive in Valencia and Spain in general, nice one! This first one is quite a biggy. I was born in East London in Stepney Green. Yeah, […]

  • Editorial
    La Tomatina 2017

    History of La Tomatina   La Tomatina is one of those annual world events that attract enormous amounts and ever increasing amounts of travellers to Valencia. La Tomatina takes place in the normally sleepy village of Buñol about an hour from the city and is a magnet, not just for backpackers and young people taking […]

  • Art
    ART IN VALENCIA…TERESA FLUVIÀ

    THE LADY WHO PAINTS WITH LIGHT Ernst Haas, the famous 20th century Austrian photographer, once wrote, “There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.” On Thursday 14th September 2017 at 18:30, an impressive photographic exhibition by Teresa Fluvià will be […]

  • Food
    La Pilareta

    A few years ago we were living in the very centre of the city in a huge flat with great views across the city. As a consequence, we were suddenly more popular as a stop-off destination. We had many a fun weekend with visitors glued to the view and the events happening way below them […]

  • Editorial
    Summer in Valencia

    HOT TOWN – Summer in the city I was sitting at the Escalones de la Lonja a couple of years ago, washing down calamares with beer on a night when the high for the day hit 28 degrees. The Gothic gargoyles of La Lonja loomed overhead, the façade of the Central Market stared me in […]

  • Editorial
    La Tomatina is Fun!

      Bloody good fun It was hard to believe there were going to be any tomatoes at all. The main street was rammed with muchachos and chicas, buzzing while they waited for the battle, chanting ‘‘Ag-ua!’’ to provoke the residents on the roofs, then ‘‘To-ma-te’’, and of course the song ‘‘O-le, ole, ole, ole…’’, as […]

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