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Lithuanian Rock in Valencia

Lithuanian Rock in Valencia

On the 8th of April 2016 Andrius will publish a new single named “The gist”. through YouTube and all his social networks. The song is the first single of new…

Valencian Architectural Giants

Valencian Architectural Giants

Two Valencian architects, Carla Herranz and Carla Garzó won the 2016 Rethinking Competition, an international competition encouraging architects to reinvent themselves and think outside the box. The challenge was to…

Taverna Olimpia

Taverna Olimpia

There are really only two things I know, or thought I knew about Bulgaria; that they are the biggest exporter of roses in the world, and that they nod assent…

Valencia, World Running Capital

Valencia, World Running Capital

For those of us who long ago gave up running for buses and trains on medical advice, it is perhaps a Little strange to see Valencia fast becoming a reference…

Cruyff in Valencia

Cruyff in Valencia

  Johan Cruyff is remembered mainly as a player for Ajax and Holland, and as a player and manager of Barcelona Football Club. However, he was also briefly a player…

Ma Khin of Restaurant

Ma Khin of Restaurant

Ma Khin is my kind of restaurant, to paraphrase Ol Blue Eyes; and as its founder, British/Burmese chef Stephen Anderson claims, it is ‘going slowly, coming nicely’. Ma Khin is…

Running for Nepal….in the Calderona

Running for Nepal….in the Calderona

As Valencia is fast becoming ‘the’ running city, the surrounding countryside is also staking its claim to healthy living. On 6th March 2016 the closest mountain range to the city…

Neville Electrifies Valencia

Neville Electrifies Valencia

 Unfortunately we are not talking about football manager Gary Neville, but about the Julius G Neville company, whose products, manufactured in Liverpool, were used all over Spain when the country…

Fallas is Dead; Long Live Fallas!

Fallas is Dead; Long Live Fallas!

The last of the gunpowder has exploded; although there always seems to be at least one kid in every neighbourhood who has some lethal explosives left over. The tears have…

7 Julio: A Barrel of Laughs

7 Julio: A Barrel of Laughs

The restaurant isn’t in the nicest of locations, in an industrial estate on the southbound road leaving Valencia; but once inside, angels soar to the ceiling, wooden pillars soar down…

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