• 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 […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA CUISINE… DOUBLE MICHELIN STAR CHEF RICARD CAMARENA

    ##Legendary Valencia Chef Ricard Camarena is the winner of the national prize for gastronomy, a Double Michelin star chef and Michelin Green star chef too. This expert proposes together with Amstel a surprising combination of flavours for the winter… Turron and Amstel Oro are part of Ricard Camarena’s recipe. Artichokes with nougat, anchovy vinaigrette and […]

  • Music
    VALENCIA MUSIC! EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MATT BAKER

    ## 24/7 VALENCIA: 1.Could you tell us something about your background and musical education? I actually started at the age of six with the piano but from the beginning had an idea that this wasn’t the ideal instrument for me. I had asked to play drums and my parents wisely told me to start with […]

  • Music
    VALENCIA MUSIC… ANA ZOMEÑO HAS A NEW E.P. OUT!!!

    24/7 VALENCIA: Could you tell us about your musical upbringing and background? ANA ZOMEÑO: They tell me that I sing the way I talk. I don’t know if that’s true but it’s what I like to do most in the world. At the age of eleven I discovered the guitar and, thanks to one of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Food
    RETROGUSTO COFFEEMATES…Black (and Very Good) Coffee in the City

    ##As if they were using alchemy, ‘Retrogusto Coffeemates’ takes making and drinking coffee very seriously. Scales, thermometers, timers, quality equipment and, of course, excellent coffee. In a space no more than three metres long, this small coffee shop is revolutionizing the city of Valencia. In Retrogusto Coffeemates, you can buy coffee beans and also savour […]

  • Food
    SWEET HOME SUPERMERCADO

    ‘Sweet Home’ is a British and international supermarket in Lliria where you can find all your favourite British food brands. They sell many products, including Branston Pickle, Bisto Gravy, Colman’s Mustard, Patak’s Curry, Heritage, Blue Dragon Oriental food, Amoy Food, all types of biscuits, chocolates, and, of course, traditional pies, tea, cakes, sausages and bacon. […]

  • 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 […]

  • BOOKS
    VALENCIA BOOKS…LAMAR HERRIN

    24/7 VALENCIA:Could you tell us something about your background and experiences? LAMAR HERRIN: I first wanted to be a professional baseball player, then an actor. But I was never much of an actor. While working on a film called ‘Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’ for eight weeks (I was the sonar operator in […]

  • Editorial
    HIKING AND SWIMMING IN ‘MONTANEJOS’

    ##Want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a weekend surrounded by nature? The hot springs and beautiful mountains of ‘Montanejos’ offer an oasis of calm just north of Valencia city centre: a must-visit this autumn! Around a one-and-a-quarter hour drive from Valencia, the town of Montanejos, located in the province […]

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