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Caxton College: A Question of Passion

Caxton College: A Question of Passion

Since what Shakespeare called the ‘happy few’ started an educational adventure in 1987, Caxton College has become an educational icon of internationalism in the Valencian Community, and in Spain. When…

Globally Local Food; Valencia’s Burmese Briton.

Globally Local Food; Valencia’s Burmese Briton.

Stephen Anderson’s family history is almost as interesting as the food served in his restaurant near the Plaza de la Virgen, but not quite. Picture this: Sir William Carr, a…

The American School of Valencia.

The American School of Valencia.

Its resources and results are excellent; but that is not the secret of the success of the American School of Puzol. When I was a schoolboy, and innocent in the…

The Boy Who Stole A Million

In 1958 a British film crew visited Valencia in Fallas to make a curious film in which we can see the way the city was back then. Charles Crichton, the…

Úria Menéndez; Leading the Law in Valencia and the World

Úria Menéndez; Leading the Law in Valencia and the World

Valencia, Belgium, India; Valencia top lawyer Jorge Martí is comfortable in the Global Village. Some cruel things have been said about laws and lawyers over the years. Bismarck said that…

Momentum: the Economy Starts Up here

Momentum: the Economy Starts Up here

Don’t tell anyone, it’s a big secret; but some people are ‘starting’ new companies instead of closing them! Young talent is giving Momentum to the Valencian economy. If we read…

A Physical Space in a Virtual World: Coworking in Valencia

A Physical Space in a Virtual World: Coworking in Valencia

When some people lose their jobs they look for another company to give them one; others study the market and reinvent themselves. Coworking represents a growing trend in a world…

FSU Chooses VLC

FSU Chooses VLC

American students choose Valencia (ok, and London and Florence too) for their ‘European’ experience. London, Florence and Valencia are all delightful cities with many attractions for tourists. Another thing that…

‘Thyme Travelling’ in the interior of Valencia

‘Thyme Travelling’ in the interior of Valencia

Many foreigners come to Spain to retire and never leave the coast; others fall in love with the place, become a part of Spanish society and then create businesses promoting…

Rana: You’ve Got a Bookshop

Rana: You’ve Got a Bookshop

Not every shop is closing down due to the crisis; American-owned Rana bookshop has celebrated its first anniversary in Valencia. In the film ‘You’ve Got Mail’ Meg Ryan’s friendly bookshop…

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