• Editorial
    VALENCIA MUSIC! SEBASTIAN LAVERDE AND THE BIRTH OF JAZZTONE

    ##A smart and casually elegant man still in his early thirties, Sebastian Laverde has already covered more ground and amounted to more than most people, even artists, do in a normal lifetime. That said, he’s not one to rest on his laurels, but is constantly looking ahead. He knows what he’s going to do, and […]

  • Editorial
    EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE DYNAMIC BARRIO OF BENIMACLET (VALENCIA)

    ##The city of Valencia can be split into sub-divisions or neighbourhoods often known as “barrios”. One of these barrios is called Benimaclet, a name with Arabic origins meaning “sons of Majlad.” This barrio is located to the northeast of Valencia’s city centre. Before 1970, this barrio practiced local sovereignty; therefore Benimaclet was its own town […]

  • Editorial
    THE 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.  These days they are both considered as Valencian as paella, fireworks and construction companies. Horchata […]

  • Food
    QUINOA PANCAKES BY HELEN WESTWATER (LA OLA FRESCA)

    ##When I lived in London, some of my favourite places to eat were the South Indian restaurants around Camden where they served delicious crispy, almost cone-shaped pancakes called dosas with a spicy mashed potato dish, vegetables and coconut relish. Since then I have tried to master the dosa—which involved hours of fermenting different types of […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA SPIRITS & SHOTS!

    ##Although we are primarily concerned with Valencian wine and food at VÍ Vid, we have written several times before about some of the other drinks available. This includes new gins from Nodus and Vegamar and we regularly update on new releases of the ever popular Vermuts produced in the community. With lockdown coming to an […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA MUSIC…EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH TRUMPETER VORO GARCIA

    ##24/7 Valencia: Tell us something about your background and musical education… Voro Garcia:Like the vast majority of Valencian children, I started playing (the trumpet) in the band of my local town. So, being a child I went through the tedious part of learning a wind instrument. Infact, it was not until the end of my […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA FOOTBALL… ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST!

    ##Valencia have a very unhealthy appetite when it comes to football managers. Since the turn of the century they have, on average, almost gorged their way through at least two head coaches a season. To make matters worse, the “outcasts” from Valencia have gone on to prove their worth at future clubs. Nuno at Wolves, […]

  • History
    VALENCIA: THE HISTORIC CENTRE, THEN AND NOW

    ##Intrigue and murder. Love and conquest. Not every city centre can boast such risqué history and then rise up to become beloved by residents and visitors alike. The City Centre of Valencia could, and she did. Rewind the clock to 138 B.C. to discover how the heart of Valencia morphed from a swampy island on […]

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