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Pomegranate Autumn

Pomegranate Autumn

In 711 AD North African Arabs occupied Valencia and most of the Iberian Peninsular, and brought with them many things that would become an essential part of the Valencian identity,…

ChatterPlant: the Secret Life of UPV

ChatterPlant: the Secret Life of UPV

As a teacher and parent I often feel that I’m talking to the wall. Now somebody has invented the next best thing. With ChatterPlant you can talk to a tulip,…

John Wayne in Deepest Spain

John Wayne in Deepest Spain

Which Spanish village has seen John Wayne on horseback shooting pesky Indians and David Niven arriving in a hot air balloon? The answer is Chinchón, a monumental village with a…

The Concrete Orchard

The Concrete Orchard

Although we live in a concrete jungle, we often find ourselves wishing we were walking among century-old olive trees, enjoy the warm embrace of nature, or wandering through sugar cane…

Valencia’s Architects Open Up

Valencia’s Architects Open Up

The Valencian Architects’ Professional Association has opened a small gallery and exhibition centre at street level at its HQ in Calle Hernán Cortés, 6. Currently a selection of fascinating old photographs…

MyArchitect: Valencia, Paris, London

MyArchitect: Valencia, Paris, London

Valencia, Paris, London perhaps, but the next stage of Nacho Carbó’s career takes him to Seville and Madrid, to participate with other artists in different exhibitions. On 17th November he…

Titillation in Albaida

Titillation in Albaida

The 33rd edition of the  Mostra Internacional de Titelles de la Vall d’Albaida, (The Albaida Puppetry Festival) took place between 9th and 12th November 2017. 30 different puppetry companies participated…

24th International Clown Festival

24th International Clown Festival

Just as the town of Sueca is synonymous with mime and Albaida with puppetry, so the town of Chirivella, on the outskirts of the city of Valencia is where you…

Brosquil;

Brosquil;

Two things surprised me when we entered the Alqueria de Brosquil restaurant; firstly that it was such a contrast with its surroundings, and after such a torturous drive getting there,…

International Medical Centre Opens in Valencia

International Medical Centre Opens in Valencia

Text from Medicality Medicality has a multinational team to attend foreign patients in their own language. The international medical centre Medicality has opened its doors in Valencia, the first of…

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