• Art
    HOT OFF THE PLANE AND NEW IN VALENCIA!

    ##New country, new life, healthy living, new resolutions! Get fit, eat vegetables and salad all the time and maybe drink a little bit of red wine. That’s the plan and it was going very well until we arrived. This place has just tooo many distractions. Valencia, famed for its nightlife just sucks you in and […]

  • Editorial
    ‘MALVARROSA’ BEACH OF VALENCIA

    ##Valencia has always had a strange relationship with the sea. The city’s port has been a great source of wealth over the centuries but Valencia doesn’t feel like a maritime city and as people round here will tell you, the city was built with its back to the sea. People have been making sandcastles and […]

  • Nightlife
    THE LEGENDARY CAFÉ NEGRITO…AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

    ##It sometimes happens that a bar or a shop or a restaurant becomes so synonymous with its surrounding that it’s hard to separate it from them. The bar and the square become one and the same place. This is certainly the case with the Barrio del Carmen’s Café Negrito and the Plaza of the same […]

  • Food
    EMBLEMATIC TAPAS BAR OF VALENCIA…’LA PILARETA’

    ##Our guests fell head-over-heels in love with Valencia and were eager to see and experience everything. They also loved their food, which immediately endeared them to me. We took them to some of our favourite restaurants and bars. All of which they loved. On their last night, I suggested we went to a favourite little […]

  • Music
    VALENCIA MUSIC…MARK TAIT OF 5th AND PONTIAC

    Tell us something about your background and experiences.  I spent my formative years on the island of South Uist. It is located off the west coast of Scotland, way up north. Everybody seemed to sing or play an instrument. It might have been because there was only one television station and I may be wrong […]

  • Food
    PERUVIAN & MEDITERRANEAN RESTAURANT ‘SIMALÚ’

    OPEN AGAIN! Celebrating their 5th anniversary in Valencia this year, ‘Simalú Restaurante’ is set in the heart of the historic centre of Valencia. Having worked in top quality restaurants in Argentina and Valencia, highly experienced Peruvian Chef & owner Gustavo Medina has established in Valencia the best of traditional & modern Peruvian cuisine and combined […]

  • Food
    MERCADO CENTRAL OF VALENCIA

    Valencia’s Central Market is one of the largest markets in Europe Perched high above the ornate iron and glass dome, it’s feet resting on a golden ball, is the Cotorra del Mercat, the big green parrot that is the symbol of the Mercado Central in Valencia. Cotorra means parrot in Spanish, but it also means […]

  • Editorial
    ‘CENTRO OBLIVIUM’ IN THE CENTRE OF VALENCIA IS OPEN…

    Floatation: the ultimate experience in relaxation. Floating is a method of attaining the deepest relaxation one can experience. Essentially, floatation is spending 50 minutes lying quietly in the dark (or with a soft light if you prefer), suspended in a warm solution of Epsom salt, about 8″ deep and so dense that you float effortlessly. […]

  • History
    VICENTE BLASCO IBÁÑEZ…VALENCIA’S MOST UNIVERSAL CITIZEN

    ##Novelist, journalist, politician, war correspondent, founder of Utopian communes, publisher of books and newspapers, voluntary exile, tireless traveller, political prisoner, anti-cleric, duellist and womaniser, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez was born in Valencia in 1867. His novels have made him one of Valencia’s most celebrated literary sons but just like so many Valencia Football Club managers, he […]

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