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Shopping Around Valencia: CACAO SAMPAKA

Shopping Around Valencia: CACAO SAMPAKA

When I was young I used to believe that chocolate came from the corner shop; later I realised it came from a small town near Birmingham. Only this week did…

The Caring Road from Oxford to Valencia

The Caring Road from Oxford to Valencia

There are still a few people who don’t know that Oxfam got its name because it was set up by students at OXford University to fight against FAMine. Since those…

The Turia Dragon

The Turia Dragon

Valencia isn’t all sunshine, beaches, smiles and paella; there is a dark side in case you need to frighten the children. Of course there was a time when Valencia didn’t…

Campanar: an International Valencian School

Campanar: an International Valencian School

Ever since I have lived in Valencia, since 1981, I have been involved with schools, and if there is one that springs to mind when talking about internationalization, it is,…

The Red Cross in Valencia

The Red Cross in Valencia

Like so many things we take for granted, the Red Cross is usually there when we need it; and although most of us spend our time thinking about that fantastic…

Valencian Technology Speeds Recovery

Valencian Technology Speeds Recovery

Athletes are back on the track thanks to Lafitt The Valencian hi-tech company Lafitt, in collaboration with the American company Cascade Medical and the New York Hospital for Special Surgery,…

Washing Without Water

Washing Without Water

Ecowash Strikes a Blow for the Planet. Ecowash-Estelcar, a leading Alicante-based company in the “Waterless Car Wash”, offers an innovative and revolutionary vehicle cleaning system with an exclusive Valet Service.…

Container Innovation from Valencian Firm

Container Innovation from Valencian Firm

Lighter, Cleaner, Better. Sor Ibérica, from Alzira (Valencia) has developed a new kind of container built with reinforced fibre glass, which will reduce cleaning costs and maintenance, being resistant to…

Spanish Football’s Number 12

Spanish Football’s Number 12

            Saint Stephen’s Tower doesn’t ring many bells with most tourists who visit London, until they find out that it’s the tower which houses probable the most famous bell in…

Valencia FC’s International History

Valencia FC’s International History

Valencia FC was founded (where all important organisations should be founded) in a bar, Bar Torino, in the centre of Valencia in 1919. The first president, Octavio Augusto Milego Díaz,…

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