• Editorial
    When It Rains It Pours

      I knew I was making a conscious downshift in lifestyle pace when I settled into Valencia. Part of the city’s appeal was stepping away from that nagging feeling that you’re always missing out on something you should be doing that you can get living somewhere like Los Angeles or London, Madrid or Barcelona. To […]

  • Editorial
    Just Gotta Remember Where You Are Sometimes

      So you figure there’s a learning curve with this process of living in another city and country business. You’ve already made some of those early adaptations, like realizing that when descanso time arrives, those metal shutters will come clattering down and daily life will actually shut down. You’ve already come to grips with the […]

  • Editorial
    The Line

      There are more Moroccans than anyone else. There are Chinese and Africans from Senegal and probably Cameroon. There are Eastern Europeans, mostly Bulgarian it turns out. There are South Americans with recognizable native Indian features-if I still lived in Los Angeles, I’d figure them for Salvadoran or Guatemalan. But this is Valencia, so they […]

  • Places
    Haphazard: That’s Valencia

      Dreadlocked Dana from Savannah was referring to how she found her way here one day when she came up with the word that may best sum up Valencia: haphazard. Where, years ago, I was looking to live somewhere on the Mediterranean and my Spain trip included plans for a week in Morocco. Two rough […]

  • History
    Valencia Nightlife

    A Valencia Nightlife History Part 1 Juanjo Almendral has been an integral part of Valencian nightlife for nearly two decades. Since 1988, he’s run La Marxa, the last call spot in the Carmen for high-energy night owls, and in 1996 opened La Edad de Oro, a regular bar catering more to movida veterans behind Café […]

  • Food
    Cocktails!

      What better way to cool down and chill out in the summer than with a cocktail? 24/7 Valencia magazine proudly presents for your pleasure a selection of our favourites, starting with: 1 Tequila Sunrise 2 parts tequila, 2 parts Grenadine, Orange Juice, Fine Sugar Dip the rim of the glass in water then carefully […]

  • Places
    A BEACH VIEW

      ‘Up the road’ for a Brit does not have the same connotation as for a Spaniard. For the latter, a four hour drive up the autopista to Barcelona is not that far off. For a Londoner, however, somewhere that takes more than an hour to get to (Liverpool takes four) is anything but a […]

  • Art
    Flamenco Springs to Life in Valencia

      So here you are in Valencia, just passing through or setting in for some studies, you’re in the mood for live music and figure this is Spain, why not some flamenco? You leaf through the 24/7 listings and let’s see, Café del Duende is always good to go on Thursday night, the Arachí series […]

  • Health
    Stretching

    Pilates As Michael Caine once said, and not a lot of people know this, from when you get up in the morning to when you go to bed at night you can lose a couple of centimetres in height. You relax and stretch in bed and browbeaten during the day you finish up the day […]

  • Editorial
    Walking on Sunshine

    Sunscreen Valencia, as the editorials of this magazine often remind us, is a sun soaked leisure paradise reflected in the glorious blue waters of the Mediterranean. You can’t really argue with the viewpoint except during the monsoon known as the ‘‘Gota Fria’’ in October, and an increasing number of fair skinned northern Europeans are coming […]

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