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Pickevent: You Choose, in London or Valencia

Pickevent: You Choose, in London or Valencia

According to The Guardian newspaper, Pickevent is “The world’s first professional network that connects attendees, speakers and event organisers.” And one of its founders is Valencian Jose Moliner. Pickevent enables…

Segrelles: From Albaida to the Moon

Segrelles: From Albaida to the Moon

1885 was not a great year in Valencian history, being the year of the worst cholera epidemic, one of many, to decimate the population. And yet it was the fate…

APAVAC 5th Reading Club Session

APAVAC 5th Reading Club Session

Hiya all! This month’s Book Club started with a lovely surprise from APAVAC for the participants… a most original handcrafted Tea Mug, custom-made for us by Colla Monlleó, Plaça Redonda.…

British Parliament Conquered by Castellón Scientist

British Parliament Conquered by Castellón Scientist

A graduate of the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) Dr Maria Jose Marin Altaba has won the SET for Britain 2014 poster competition held at the House of Commons in March…

The Journalist’s Best Friend: Olhops

The Journalist’s Best Friend: Olhops

There is an old urban legend about somebody who once used a computer for the first time, pressed the button that opened the CD Rom and exclaimed: “Great; somewhere to…

Gow is Now

Gow is Now

I had always believed that dressing smartly meant taking clothes from the wardrobe rather than from the back of the chair, but apparently there is a new concept, a new…

The Valencian Napoleonic Society

The Valencian Napoleonic Society

In the year 2002 Joaquin Blasco strolled across the battlefield of Waterloo. Unlike Napoleon, he didn’t meet his nemesis, but he did meet a lot of people from different countries…

Suricatta Systems: Gimme Shelter

Suricatta Systems: Gimme Shelter

When the Lorca (Murcia) earthquake of May 2011 brought disaster closer to home, Valencian property company Urbana IDR decided to do something about it and participate in the project to…

Ad Hoc Hotel

Ad Hoc Hotel

Cosy is not a word that springs to mind with most hotels, but the AD Hoc, situated in Valencia’s medieval district just near the old river bed park, is not…

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