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15 work-friendly cafes in Valencia: from popular places to insider secrets

There’s no denying that remote work has become very popular since the pandemic. There are more digital nomads than ever and lots of people realize they don’t wanna go back to their offices. Well, why would you if you can also work from a bunch of lovely cafes in Valencia? You just have to know where to find them. To make the search a little easier, we’ve listed 15 work-friendly cafes for you, from popular places to insider secrets. Let’s work it, amigos!
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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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5 cozy hotels & apartments with rooftop terraces in Valencia

“Ooh, la la!” That was the first phrase that came out of my mouth when I was making this list. Okay, we already knew that Valencia has a lot to offer, but what we didn’t know, was the fact that our beloved city is full of unique accommodations. So, I went on a search for 5 cozy hotels and apartments with rooftop terraces and it’s safe to say that my mission has been accomplished ;-) Whether you’re a visitor or not (hey, staycations are awesome too), it’s definitely worth checking out this list.
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How to get your NIE number in Spain - a step-by-step guide

Know that song “Weather with you”? Well, today we’re gonna change the lyrics a bit and sing: “everywhere you go, always take your NIE with you.” Yes, if you’ve decided to stay in Valencia for a while, getting your NIE number should be on top of your to-do list. Maybe you’re even thinking about buying property or starting a business – whatever the case may be, trying to get through the application process can seem like a really daunting task, but we’re here to help you with this step-by-step guide on how to get your NIE number in Spain.
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Winter survival guide – how to survive winters in Valencia

There’s no such thing as a long winter in Valencia, and snow is a rare phenomenon here. However, it does get pretty cold. Yes, those words are coming from me, a Dutch woman. Ever heard the phrase: “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone”? That totally applies to central heating. However, it’s possible to survive the winters without it and today I’m gonna tell you how. Trust me, I wish someone had given me a guide 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, 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 I'll share the best moments of the year to go sale shopping in Valencia.
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Centro Semilla: holistic center in Valencia - take a little time for yourself

Do you feel like you need to take a little time for yourself? What that looks like is different for everyone, but if you’re interested in holistic health, Centro Semilla is definitely worth visiting. Recharge your battery and find your center. How? Read ahead…
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Upendi Clínica Veterinaria : Wonderful, English-speaking vet in Valencia

Being a pet owner is great fun, but sometimes our little friends need help. Can you and your pet use some comforting words? I feel you, even though I’m just a dog step(h) mom, I know how important it is to communicate clearly with your veterinarian. Now, if your Spanish isn’t that great, it’s best to look for an English-speaking vet. And have I got some good news for you: the people from Upendi Clínica Veterinaria speak English and offer wonderful service. Keep reading if you need to leave your little friends in good hands…