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ChatterPlant: the Secret Life of UPV

ChatterPlant: the Secret Life of UPV

As a teacher and parent I often feel that I’m talking to the wall. Now somebody has invented the next best thing. With ChatterPlant you can talk to…

The Concrete Orchard

The Concrete Orchard

Although we live in a concrete jungle, we often find ourselves wishing we were walking among century-old olive trees, enjoy the warm embrace of nature, or wandering through…

Business

International Medical Centre Opens in Valencia

International Medical Centre Opens in Valencia

Text from Medicality Medicality has a multinational team to attend foreign patients in their own…

Valencian Light for the Gulf

Valencian Light for the Gulf

Valencian light is famous throughout the world, as expressed in Sorrolla’s famous beach paintings, or…

Krakatoa: Fast Forward to the Past

Krakatoa: Fast Forward to the Past

Some songs are indelibly recorded in the memory, inseparable from the scratches on the disc.…

Mercadona to Internationalise (finally!)

Mercadona to Internationalise (finally!)

Mercadona is one of Valencia’s most successful and well-known companies. From humble beginnings in the…

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John Wayne in Deepest Spain

John Wayne in Deepest Spain

Which Spanish village has seen John Wayne on horseback shooting pesky Indians and David Niven arriving in a hot air balloon? The answer is Chinchón, a monumental village…

Valencia’s Architects Open Up

Valencia’s Architects Open Up

The Valencian Architects’ Professional Association has opened a small gallery and exhibition centre at street level at its HQ in Calle Hernán Cortés, 6. Currently a selection of fascinating…

They Shoot Dragons, Don’t They?

They Shoot Dragons, Don’t They?

The Marques de Campo was an industrious chap, according to his statue which dominates the Plaza Canovas. He was Mayor of Valencia and the owner of the city’s…

Saint Vincent’s Jail: Valencia’s Oldest Chill-out?

Saint Vincent’s Jail: Valencia’s Oldest Chill-out?

From the outside it looks like a faceless, modern building, even though it’s located in an attractive square in the historic centre of Valencia, just behind the cathedral.…

Education

Imagine Montessori in Valencia

Imagine Montessori in Valencia

Once upon a time there were three engineers who studied together at Valencia Polytechnic University, and who stayed in touch as…

155,000 Thank Yous

155,000 Thank Yous

After 4 years of publishing, Valencia International has received its 155,000th visit. We have been very active, offering routes to discover…

Culture

Mediterranean Cinema in Valencia

Mediterranean Cinema in Valencia

The foundation ‘Asamblea de Ciudadanos y Ciudadanas del Mediterráneo’ (FACM) is creating a space for Mediterranean cinema in collaboration with the Aragó Cinema co-operative. The latest was…

Dining & Sleeping

Cavas Bisila by Ladrón de Lunas

Cavas Bisila by Ladrón de Lunas

The Valencian winery Ladrón de Lunas elaborates 5 cavas with the best grapes of Requena under the Bisila brand. It has several types of cava so Bisila…

History

A Very Citrus Christmas

A Very Citrus Christmas

  Christmas time in England used to be the time when mandarins were common supplementary presents, and this is of course logical because this is the time…

Technology

Smog Over Sofia; the Valencian Solution

Smog Over Sofia; the Valencian Solution

As in many other cities around the globe the air over Sofia (Bulgaria) is polluted with fine particles (Particulate Matter 10). The city is situated in a…

Cooperation

Into Africa

Into Africa

One thing that Africa has a lot of is sun, although fridges are harder to find. It is logical therefore that dehydration using solar power is a…

Business

Sweet Home Valencian Chocolate

Sweet Home Valencian Chocolate

Chocolate is a family matter for Guillermo Comes, and also a question of passion as you can tell when he speaks to you about the family business.…

Education

An amazing experience 

An amazing experience 

We are Fátima and Carolina, two 15 year old students from IES Francesc Ribalta Castellón de la Plana, and this year we have lived the amazing experience…

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Fallas, a corpse, and corrupt politicians

Fallas, a corpse, and corrupt politicians

The Valencian writer, Juan Ballester, is back with his third novel, “Ese otro que hay en ti” (Cuanto te quiero editions) -translated to English as “What we are…

Suricatta Systems: Gimme Shelter

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