Practical tips

Practical tips

Parking in Valencia: a guide on everything you need to know!

So you’re driving around and around and can’t seem to find a parking spot. Sounds familiar? We’ve all been there, it’s a total pain in the trunk. But there’s hope! Check this little guide to end parking struggles once and for all.
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How to survive Valencian winters

There’s no such thing as a long winter in Valencia, and snow is a rare phenomenon here. However, it can get pretty cold. Yes, those words are coming from me, a Dutch woman. Today I’m gonna give you some tips I wish someone had given me before I moved here.
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When to go sale shopping in Valencia

Do you know that TLC show: Extreme Couponing? I would definitely be one of their couponing queens, I mean ... who doesn’t like a good discount?! It’s probably no surprise that I love going sale shopping and I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one ;-) Grab your agendas and take notes, because today we’ll share the best moments of the year to go sale shopping in Valencia!
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Upendi Clínica Veterinaria : Wonderful, English-speaking vet in Valencia

My roommate recently adopted one of the sweetest dogs from the shelter, she’s a little abuela (grandma). I consider myself her step(h)mom. We were looking for an English-speaking vet and we found a great one!
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Centro Semilla: a safe haven for holistic self-care

We all need to take a little time each day to take care of ourselves and sometimes find our zen-ter. What that looks like is different for everyone, but if you’re interested in holistic health, this safe haven is worth visiting.
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What to do on rainy days: play in the puddles or follow our tips

With 300 days of sun a year, there’s a small chance you’ll experience a lot of rainy days in Valencia. But when it rains, it pours! So what do you do on those days? We’re here to give you some inspiration.
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How to get around Valencia: different types of transportation

I’ve been singing “round round get around, I get around”, all throughout this article. I love the Beach Boys, and they probably loved public transportation.
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How to find a job in Valencia

How do you find a job in a foreign country when you don’t speak the language that well? Well, it’s definitely possible to find a job in Valencia as long as you’re open to trying different things. You’ll have more chances if you speak Spanish, but if you don’t, there are enough options too!