• Places
    Mercat Central de València

    ##If you are visiting Valencia, the Mercat Central de València is a must on your to do list! Browse among residents doing their morning shop as you embrace all the life and character this market has to offer. Filled with local traders and small independent businesses, it’s a great spot to find those hidden gems […]

  • Editorial
    ‘EL MIGUELETE’ …STUNNING VIEWS OF VALENCIA!

    #Other cities have glass skyscrapers from which to view the city but Valencia’s towering icon is ‘El Miguelete’. At one end of the Plaza de la Reina, in  Valencia Cathedral, you can walk past the nun manning a sort of gift shop and pay two euros to climb the Gothic cathedral. It took four centuries […]

  • Places
    MERCADO COLÓN OF VALENCIA (EXCLUSIVE REPORT)

    ##During the early 1900s the Ensanche district of Valencia began to expand at a rapid pace, and the need for a market to meet the neighbourhood’s growing needs became apparent. A block in the centre of the district was split up, and construction on the immense building now known as Mercado de Colón begun. This […]

  • Food
    A TRIP TO MERCADO DE RUZAFA (VALENCIA)

    #Mercado de Ruzafa contrasts with the hip youthful energy of the neighbourhood as it stands as a traditional marketplace where local residents still gather to do their morning shop. It is a place to visit, to experience the culture and hustle bustle of Ruzafa. Experience the warm community of Ruzafa as you see Valencians meet […]

  • Sports
    THE III SUMA LEAGUE REGATTA (VALENCIA)

    #The beaches of Pinedo and l’Arbre del Gos, next to the Valencia Marina, witnessed last Sunday 16th January the celebration of the III Regata Liga SUMA Banco Fijo del Mediterráneo. It was a rowing event that counted with the participation of nearly 250 athletes belonging to the youth, absolute, mixed gender and veteran categories. The […]

  • BOOKS
    VALENCIA BOOKS… ‘NORUEGA’ NOW AVAILABLE IN VALENCIANO AND SPANISH

    #This award-winning novel encapsulates the heartbreaking fictional memoirs of a character called Albert Sanchis Bermell. His is a singular journey, a trip to “the underbelly of a Valencia that has maybe disappeared but not quite: a city of the Rio Turia with its now dry shores nestled by what remains of the Islamic wall”. It […]

  • BOOKS
    CHEF & AUTHOR PEDRO PONCE PALOMARES: ‘THE BOOK OF RICES’ (123 RECIPES)

    ##EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW Based in Valencia, Pedro Ponce Palomares is a professional chef and renowned author regarding Spanish cuisine. Visitors travel from all over the world to enjoy paella in the city of Valencia and the surrounding region. His book ‘El Libro de los Arroces, El Arroz en mi Memoria’ are rice recipes that Palomares has […]

  • Places
    ‘MERCADO DE TAPINERIA’…THE EPHEMERAL MARKET OF VALENCIA

    ##Hidden within the old town of Valencia, lies the modern vibrant ‘Mercado de Tapineria’. The trendy market square is a contrast to the quaint architecture enclosing it. Decorated in bright colourful bunting and wrapped up in tall white buildings, the urban environment is a must-see. If you are looking for somewhere to relax and escape […]

  • Art
    ART IN VALENCIA… IVAM (EXCLUSIVE REPORT)

    ##The Institut Valencià d’Art Modern or IVAM was the first centre of modern art created in Spain, opening in 1989. It is located at the Julio González centre and houses the museum collection, alongside other temporary exhibitions. Like the name suggests, those who enjoy contemporary and modern pieces will be best suited to exploring IVAM. […]

  • Art
    National Museum of Ceramics and Decorative Arts “González Martí” (Valencia)

    #Founded in 1947 and open to the public since 1954 , the National Museum of Ceramics and Decorative Arts “González Martí” is located in  the historic centre of  Valencia.  This emblematic museum is dedicated to ceramics, porcelain and other decorative arts such as textile art, traditional costumes and furniture. The ‘Palacio del Marqués de Dos […]

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