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Jorge de Sancho: a breath of fresh hair in Valencia.

Jorge de Sancho: a breath of fresh hair in Valencia.

In this busy age, multi tasking is the key to survival, and if you don’t have time to practise your English and get a haircut; then Jorge de Sancho may…

Valencian Physicist Receives Obama Award

Valencian Physicist Receives Obama Award

Valencian physicist Pablo Jarillo Herrero is one of 96 scientific researchers to receive the prestigious PECASE award in 2012, and the only Spaniard on the list. Pablo, who currently undertakes…

The Marqués de Cáceres: Wine and Grandeur

The Marqués de Cáceres: Wine and Grandeur

We are so used to seeing the emblematic name, Marqués de Cáceres, on a bottle of wine that it is easy to forget that it is a real person, and…

Jarit Brings Africa to Valencia

Jarit Brings Africa to Valencia

It’s always nice to learn something new and recently I learnt how to say ‘friendship’ in the Wolof language of Senegal. The word is ‘jarit’ and Jarit is a Valencian…

The Foundation for Justice

The Foundation for Justice

“The Foundation for Justice is a non profit making organisation that works in the field of Human Rights through our involvement in projects on three main areas: awareness raising, training…

Adapted Sports by Rafael Ibañez

Adapted Sports by Rafael Ibañez

Hello! I am Rafael, that is clear. I am a 16-year-old boy (this was written in 2011) and I live in Spain. But this text isn’t about me in particular.…

Chess Legends Karpov and Kasparov Brought it All Back Home (to Valencia)

Chess Legends Karpov and Kasparov Brought it All Back Home (to Valencia)

Russian chess legends Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov renewed their rivalry in a showdown in Valencia in September 2011, where they played a 12-game match with four rapid games and…

Trenes Kits Altarriba: A Model for a Successful Little Shop

Trenes Kits Altarriba: A Model for a Successful Little Shop

Jorge Altarriba is a realist and knows that in a world of increasing hypermarkets and shopping centres dominated by multi-national giants, the little shop must specialize or die. The Altarriba…

Vincci Palace: a Hotel with History

Vincci Palace: a Hotel with History

Many of Valencia’s buildings have a story to tell; like a husband coming home with lipstick on his collar.   During the Spanish Civil War, the Republican intellectuals lived on…

Japon.es: Japanese Products in Valencia

Japon.es: Japanese Products in Valencia

Drinking saki, one of my favourite forms of physical exercise, is no longer restricted to Asian restaurants requiring large meals and wildly excessive bills; you can now indulge in this…

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