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Old Town Valencia Tapas Bars

November 5, 2017: It’s been nearly a year since we first published this post in December 2016. We’ve eaten a lot of tapas since then. Some of our favorites tapas bars have closed and we’ve discovered new ones to take their place. It’s time to update, reorganize, and […]

Spanish Tortilla

Spanish Tortilla

The Tortilla de Patata, known elsewhere as a Spanish Tortilla, is a simple and satisfying dish loved by all in Spain. I would be willing to bet that every Spanish restaurant in Spain makes tortilla. You can order a slice of it as a tapa or pincho, but […]

Craft Beer in Valencia

Updated January 2018 You will have no problem finding beer in Spain. It is available in every restaurant, cafe, and coffee house. It is a staple beverage for Spaniards, with 50 percent of the population drinking beer compared to only 20 percent consuming wine. However, most places serve […]

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Valencia by the Sea

When you are surrounded by history in the Ciutat Vella (old city), it’s easy to forget that Valencia is a city on the sea. Valencia has a spectacular marina and 19 km of beaches that are reachable by public transportation. The urban beaches of Las Arenas, El Cabanyal […]

A Shopping Day in Valencia

Note: this post was originally published in October 2016 and has been updated for accuracy on 2017/11/29  It shouldn’t have been a surprise that Valencia has incredible shopping. After all it is the third largest city in Spain, and Spanish women love their fashion. There are shops here […]