• BOOKS
    VALENCIA BOOKS…JASON WEBSTER

    ##24/7 VALENCIA:What is your view of the political stalemate in Spain in recent years? JASON WEBSTER: This feels like a transitionary phase in many ways. My hope was that the elections would usher in a new generation of politicians and help sweep away the old guard – of both persuasions. That only happened partially, and […]

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    Easter at the Beach in Valencia (Pre-Covid)

    ##All that remains of the old Barcelona railway tracks, which used to cut off the Cabanyal and the other sea front areas from the rest of the city, are a few spaghetti western style stations in Boulevard de la Serreria. The lines now go underground but the years of separation have meant that the “Poblados […]

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    PEÑISCOLA…CITY IN THE SEA

    ##On the Costa del Azahar, the ‘orange blossom coast’ in the north of the Valencia region between Castellón and the Ebro, you’ll find the seaside town of Peñiscola. It’s a Spanish coastal town much like any other, built around the remnants of a quaint old fishing village with its five kilometres of beaches, its EU […]

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    THE CATHEDRAL TOWER…EL MIGUELETE

    ##It houses the oldest and largest musical instrument in the Comunidad Valencia. Juana la Loca, the Borgias and Blasco Ibañez have climbed its steps. The inventor Juan de la Cierva flew his Autogiro (a sort of prototype helicopter) off its terrace in 1924. Zeppelins flew over it and later bomber aircraft threw their dark shadow […]

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    QUALITY TAPAS & WINE AT THE EMBLEMATIC ‘CASA MONTAÑA’

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH OWNER ALEJANDRO GARCÍA In the heart of the historic Cabanyal district you will find Casa Montaña, a family run bodega and tapas bar. It was founded in 1836, and was run by the Montaña family for over 100 years. Despite the name ‘Montaña’ meaning ‘mountain’, this traditional place is near the sea, […]

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