Tag Archives: VALENCIA

Photo Friday: Where In Spain Is This?

How well do YOU know Spain?...
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The Scoop: Events In Spain, October, 2012

Spain celebrates life - from tomatoes, trout, and transvestites, to patron saints, pork and port...
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The Scoop Interviews (no. 17): Adventurous Kate

More and more women are traveling alone. And ,there are many who think about it but aren't quite there. Kate McCulley...
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Scoop Interviews (no. 11): Nick Snelling, Culture Spain

Nick Snelling runs Culture Spain an information site on Spain and he is the author five books...
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Zach’s 5 Fav Restaurants In Valencia

Pallea, hot steamed mussels, creative tapas, and spicy sausage sandwiches are just a few of the delectable ...
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Sun And Chocolate – Beachin’ It Near Valencia

Zach Frolich, our local expert and guest writer from Valencia, has another important credential to add to his career. He is a chocoholic. Doing research on beaches...
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7 Super Shots On The Scoop!

The Scoopettes love to photograph and here are some cool shots...
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Las Fallas In Valencia, Part 3: Highlights, Food and Fun

Sometimes, you just gotta be there and if you can't make it to Valencia for Las Fallas, our guest writer and expert from Valencia, entices...
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Las Fallas In Valencia, Part 1: What To Expect

    While many know the Costa Blanca from Benidorm holidays and sun-drenched, sangria splashed summer vacations, there is more to this region of Spain than days on the beach. In fact, winter and early spring are good times to visit when Las Fallas, one of the most spectacular festivals in Spain, are on full […]
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Las Fallas In Valencia – Part 2: When, Where, and How

Want to know how to carouse the astounding Las Fallas Fesitval in Valencia? Zach Frolich, our guest writer and expert from Valencia, has tips to help you know where and when to go. In Zach's article, Las Fallas Part 1, you will find The Scoop on Fallas Vocabulary
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Pets Have Festival: Fiestas de San Antonio Abad

If you like animals, there is no entertainment quite like seeing hundreds of pets, dogs, cats, horses, and even iguanas, snakes, and roosters, all converging in one square to be sprinkled with holy water! January 17th, is yet another important Saint’s Day in Spain, that of San Antonio Abad, patron saint of animals.
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How To Make My Mother-in-law’s Paella Valenciana – Part 3

Zach is back! Our guest writer from Valencia gives final tips in making Valencians Paella like a pro. Part 1 and Part 2 are on The Spain Scoop.
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How To Make My Mother-in-law’s Valencian Paella – Part 2

I’ll take you through the steps on how to prepare it the way...
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Autumn at the Garden: By Guest Contributor Kristin Mock

By Kristin Mock When I imagine the Jardí Botànic in  the city of Valencia, I can’t help but remember the hippocrepis. Hippocrepis, after all, is a relatively important plant: is the sole food a particular breed of blue butterfly, a Valencian breed who noshes solely on its little fingernail-sized yellow flowers. Its importance, though, spans […]
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Attractions In Valencia – Freaky City of Arts and Science

valencia has reinvented itself in the last 10 years. Besides being a beachy Mediterranean gem, attractions in Valencia also includes the amazing City of Arts and Science, an educational wonderland that will dazzle children and adults alike.
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