Andalusian Fair: Flamenco, horses & Sherry

You are not in the minority if when you think of Spain you automatically picture a sun-drenched land stained with the blood of bulls where people wile away the day having a siesta, eating tapas, drinking sangria while singing and dancing Flamenco. However, this is all more representative of Andalusia and not Spain in general….

Festival del Viento: International Kite Festival

Kite flying is a deeply rooted Valencian tradition and one that has stood the test of time. The peak season is during easter when the skies above parks and beaches are littered with kites reaching for the sky. It is said the the kite symbolises the resurrection of Christ but you needn’t be religious to…

Valencian Wine, Cava, Liquor & Traditional Food Fair.

Can you think of a better way to get to the heart of a city than by discovering what the locals produce, eat and drink? If not, then you need to take advantage of this upcoming event. WHAT? Known in the local language as XXIX Mostra de Vins, Caves i Licors & XVII Mostra d’Aliments Tradicionals de…

Hiking in Las Chorreras: Nature’s own Water Park

Las Chorreras is a section of the Río Cabriel (Cabriel River) where the water has sculpted the rock into a series of different pools connected by various waterfalls and rapids: it’s truly nature’s own water park. The water itself is freezing, even in the height of summer, but it would be a sin to not…

Celebrating Easter in Valencia

  If you are in Valencia during Holy Week and Easter do not expect highly decorated statues of biblical characters and scenes parading through the streets bringing the city to a halt, thick clouds of incense enough to resurrect Jesus once again, deafening sounds of marching bands or emotionally charged wailings of Saetas. All this…

Almoina Archaeological Centre: Delve into Ancient Valencia

The archaeological ruins in the Almoina were discovered by pure chance when there were plans to extend the Basilica. When they started to dig in this spot, they came across these ruins and therefore the initial plans had to be scrapped. It is not surprising that when you dig into the ground of ancient cities,…

Mislata Tapas Crawl 2nd Edition

Following success from last year’s 1st Tapas Crawl (Ruta de la Tapa), Mislata has decided to repeat the event this year too. WHAT? 30 establishments will take part in this year’s edition and each will offer a drink & tapa of their choosing for a set price of 2.50€. You can download the official leaflet…