The Valencian

And Still They Came: The Italian Battalion’s Postwar Influx In Valencia

By the end of World War II, Italians came to Valencia in ever greater numbers, looking…

Welcome To The Latin Quarter?

No, not really… Many Latin-American women are desperately trying to look European. The answer to this…

Interview With The King Of The Homeless of Ruzafa

(13-minute read time) Up Close And Personal With El Canario Ask any homeless person in Valencia…

Valencia Local Heroes: The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree — Valencia’s Mild Man Of Comedy Jesús Manzano

When Eugene Costello went to meet nationally renowned comic Jesús Manzano in El Carmen, he expected…

Valencia Local Heroes: When Jesus Met Madonna

Jesus Arrue has Valencia in his DNA. From the wrong side of the tracks, he overcame…

There’s More to Money Than Dinero In Valencia

COLUMN: Lost in Translation Small talk in Spain is much like anywhere else. The weather, sport,…

From South Africa To Valencia Via Latin America: A Life-changing Odyssey

When Damien and Meghan Spagnuolo decided to give up their middle-class South African lives to travel,…

Don’t Miss the Boat

Ever wanted to learn how to row a Viking longboat? You don’t need to go to…