• Food
    A NEW DINING EXPERIENCE AT ‘PATA NEGRA’

    ##Step inside, through the beaded curtains of Pata Negra and immerse yourself in all that is the eclectic, fine dining experience. Saunter through the dim-lit interior of quirky décor, from hanging guitars, double bass and drums…to sitting globes and on the other side, you may find a plant-infused terrace, consisting of even more mismatch wall-fillers, […]

  • Editorial
    JEWISH VALENCIA

    #There is a long and tragic history associated with the presence of Judaism in Valencia. At its height, during the Medieval period, Valencia had one of the largest and most prominent Jewish communities in the Iberian Peninsula. Under Moorish reign, the Jews that resided here were held under restrictions and laws that forbade them from […]

  • History
    RUZAFA…A GARDEN OF DELIGHTS IN VALENCIA

    ##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 fast cementing its place […]

  • Editorial
    VALENCIA…STATION TO STATION

    ##There is something magnificent and Jules Verne-like about old mainline railway stations that their clean-lined, concrete & glass modern counterparts can never quite recapture…however beautifully designed. The ultra-fast AVE (Alta Velocidad Española) train arrived in Valencia at a purpose-built station in 2010. As Valencia advances into a new age of high-speed rail links, underground tunnels […]

  • Editorial
    ‘CENTRO ÓPTICO LOSAN’ IN VALENCIA

    ##24/7 VALENCIA:Could you tell us more about your services and expertise? CENTRO ÓPTICO LOSAN: We have over 20 years of experience dedicated exclusively to vision care. Located in C/ Fontanars dels Alforins in the Patraix barrio of Valencia, our centre has specialists in optometry and contactology. At ‘CENTRO ÓPTICO LOSAN’ we control the development of […]

  • Editorial
    Cánovas district (VALENCIA)

    ##Building started on what we now call Cánovas in 1912. It was part of the turn of the century ‘Ensanche’ or suburban expansion of the city propelled by the profits and needs of the newly rich, upper middle-class industrialists and traders in rice and oranges who wished to make their mark on the city and […]

  • Editorial
    RENAISSANCE WOMAN…ISABEL DE VILLENA OF VALENCIA

    #Isabel de Villena was born in 1430 in Valencia. She was the illegitimate daughter of an alchemist wizard; she was an author, nun, ambassador, a leading and inspirational figure in Valencian cultural life and Isabela la Católica’s auntie to boot. A Renaissance Woman in every sense. Isabel was just four years old when her father […]

  • Art
    VALENCIA SHOPPING …’SEBASTIAN MELMOTH’

    ##After being freed from Reading Prison, Oscar Wilde spent some time in private seclusion, and the Irish writer was forced to change his name. For this period of life, he chose the name Sebastian Melmoth in honour of Saint Sebastian and in reference to the arrows that adorned the saint’s body that reminded him of […]

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