Nothing beats a refreshing dive on a hot summer’s day. Now, of course, you can go to one of Valencia’s beautiful beaches and take a dip in the sea, but if you really want to cool down… splashing around in a swimming pool is your best bet. Trying to find public outdoor swimming pools in this city requires a bit of research, though. But we’ve tested the waters! Guess what? We’ve found 5 pools that are absolutely worth swimming in, whether you’re all by yourself or taking the entire family with you.
Whether you’ve planned a short-term stay in Valencia or want to become a fully integrated citizen, it’s good to know a thing or two about the national and regional holidays. Not just for practical reasons but also to get a taste of the culture. As you might have guessed, Valencianos sure know how to make the best of their public holidays. Viva la vida!
Wanna spend more quality time with your kid? Meet other young families in Valencia? Stimulate the overall development of your little one? Then I’d love for you to join my Early Childhood Music & Movement classes: Sing & Swing with Stephanie. Whether you’re a native English speaker or don’t speak a word at all, everyone is welcome. Keep reading to find out how you can reap the benefits of these classes…
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.
No, this is not a dog bar (I wish, how awesome would that be?), this is one of the best and most popular tapas bars in Valencia. Enjoy the flavors of traditional tapas and local wine for super wallet-friendly prices. Bodega Fila El Labrador proves that cheap doesn’t equal bad quality. Vamos? Vamos!
A unique play cafe where you can unwind, sip on some coffee, eat delicious cake, make new friends, and have some quality time with your kids while doing fun activities. Sounds like a great treasure for young families, right? That’s because it is, there aren’t many places like this in Valencia. Whatever it is you need, Smileland Family Club has more than enough to offer.
Today in our series of frequently visited places, we introduce to you: Blackbird Café. This artisan bakery-cafe was one of our first loves (not to confuse with doves) in Valencia. In fact, we’ve been here so many times that we became friends with the owners. If you’re looking for an awesome brunch spot and great specialty coffee, you’re gonna want to stick around.
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…