• Editorial
    WORLD HERITAGE SITE…LA LONJA OF VALENCIA

    ##The United Nations agency UNESCO has designated 851 sites around the world as World Heritage sites, which form part of the “cultural and natural heritage of the world” and are considered as having unique and universal value to the history of humanity. One of those sites is in Valencia. You may be surprised to learn […]

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    ’24/7 VALENCIA’ INTERVIEW WITH ‘STUART ATKINSON’

    24/7 VALENCIA: Tell us something about your background and upbringing… STUART ATKINSON: I was brought up in Lanark, a sleepy little town in central Scotland, before moving on to Glasgow to study and gain my Ph.D. in cancer research. Glasgow may have a reputation for being a rather stark place with a rough character, but […]

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    PHOTOGRAPHY IN VALENCIA… ALEX BAKER (EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW)

    ##24/7 Valencia: Describe your photography… Alex Baker: I’m a commercial photographer and filmmaker, which means that I’m commissioned by individuals and businesses to create promotional images and videos. My work is specialised in working for musicians and although I’m based here in Valencia, I travel all over Europe to work with different people. Tell us […]

  • Editorial
    ‘THE OTHER VALENCIA’ (ANOTHER IRISH-SPANISH CONNECTION)

    ##Aesthetics is a branch of philosophy dealing with the definition of beauty, the word as a noun meaning “that which appeals to the senses”. For me, there are two places which encompass this meaning totally. The first, which will be familiar to readers of this magazine, is the wonderfully vibrant city of Valencia, Spain. The […]

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    Paella in Valencia…Rice to the Occasion

    ##Whether it’s your birthday, your saint’s day, some friends are visiting, it’s Fallas, you’ve come into a bit of money, or it’s just a weekend family lunch; at the heart of any celebration in Valencia is the regional dish. Paella: Rabbit, chicken, rice and vegetables, fried and boiled, together in a flat pan. Paella is […]

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    EXPULSION OF THE MORISCOS…

    ##In 1609, a cruel and traumatic turn of events saw one third of the Valencian population expelled from Spain never to return. “La expulsion de los Moriscos” (Morisco being a Spanish Muslim who had converted to Catholicism) changed the make up and even the landscape of the Valencian community dramatically and forever. Three centuries earlier, […]

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