• A FALLAS CONVERSATION!

    A Fallas conversation between a Tourist and a Valencian! Brian: Wasn’t that ‘Fallas’ in Mission Impossible II, in that scene when Tom Cruise’s character is in Spain? I love all that fire dancing and those evil-looking hoods. Viçent: What are you talking about? That was just a ridiculous juxtaposition of Fallas and the Holy Week […]

  • Editorial
    MUSIC, DANCE AND CULTURE IN RUZAFA…JARITÉ ESPAI OBERT

    ##EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ROBI BERTASI 1. What is the history of Jarité? Jarité owner Robi Bertasi: Around three years ago, ‘Jarité Espai Obert’ (Cultural Association) started a new stage with its current management. We have added new workshops and a more ample programme of cultural events to strengthen its presence in the creative neighborhood of […]

  • Places
    OCEANOGRÀFIC (CITY OF ARTS & SCIENCES)

    ##OCEANOGRÀFIC is the place to go to be awed again by the beauty of nature. In exhibits divided into different habitats of the ocean, visitors peer and point at eels, clownfish (“Nemo!” squeal the toddlers), giant spider crabs, jellyfish and walrus. There are two or three underwater tunnels—one of them the longest in Europe—where you […]

  • Food
    SPLENDINI BAR i DISCOS (TAPAS, BEERS & VINTAGE VINYL RECORDS)

    1.José, tell us a little about your experience in the world of music… From 1999 to 2011, I ran ‘Discos Mardigras!’ in Valencia. Among other activities, I organized concerts of international artists of black music in different clubs of Valencia and as a DJ in many clubs including events throughout Spain. From 2014 to 2017, […]

  • RE-READ LIBRERIA LOWCOST VALENCIA

    THE CONSCIENTIOUS BOOKSTORE THAT IS KIND ON THE POCKET & GOOD TO THE EARTH The battle between paper and digitalisation has never been more poignant than now. The looming realities of deforestation and the colossal amounts of paper that we collectively use on a daily basis are becoming not only an environmental issue. It is […]

  • Places
    Bioparc Valencia…A New Generation Zoo

    Built as part of the Cabacera park development at the Mislata end of the Turia river bed, the Bioparc opened in 2008 It is a new-generation zoo where the idea was to move away completely from the bad old days of the Viveros, embracing the philosophy of “zoo-immersion” in line with other developments around the […]

  • Health
    QUALITY TEAS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD AT ‘D TES MAGATZEM’ IN RUZAFA!

    1.Tell us something about your background, travels and experiences… Our names are Liany and Luis. We’ve lived in many different countries like Venezuela, Portugal, the Netherlands and the USA before arriving in Spain. When we arrived in Valencia we decided to open a coffeeshop where we would be serving delicious coffees, cakes and all sorts […]

  • Places
    WAYCO IS THE COWORKING MEETING POINT IN VALENCIA

    Professionals from multiple sectors and different nationalities have their perfect meeting point at Wayco, which is the largest coworking space in the city. Wayco is set in an attractive building dating from the 18th century, which was rehabilitated in the year 2000. Set on a number of floors, there are more than 100 jobs being […]

  • Places
    L’OCEANOGRÀFIC…FIRST IMPRESSIONS

      Blue Water in the City. Let me lay my cards on the table before I begin, I am not a great aficionado of aquaria. I am, however, a huge fan of the Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias and so I went more to see the architecture up close than to look at the […]

  • Editorial
    Summer in Valencia

    HOT TOWN – Summer in the city I was sitting at the Escalones de la Lonja a couple of years ago, washing down calamares with beer on a night when the high for the day hit 28 degrees. The Gothic gargoyles of La Lonja loomed overhead, the façade of the Central Market stared me in […]

  • Editorial
    A Rainy Parisian in Sunny Valencia

    ¡Hola Paris! Valencia Speaking! Sorry I didn’t write to you earlier, but life is so intense around here! I have so many things to tell you: Paris and Valencia really are so different! I left a romantic but stressful city for a place that is much more relaxed, yet filled with action – being the […]

  • Editorial
    NOVEDADES CASINO

    SHOPPING: NOVEDADES CASINO This is the real deal. Check out this tiny independent shop in the historic centre of the Barrio del Carmen. Here is a place that gives you hope that not all Mediterranean shopping in Valencia is going to be engulfed & swamped by soulless multi-national chains and low-cost tourist traps. The idea […]

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