One of my life mottos is: make life easy again. Now, tell me, what’s easier than checking out some categorized Google Maps lists when you have no idea where to go and what to do in Valencia? Yeah, buddy, we did the dirty work for you - de nada. Keep reading if you wanna save tons of time and simply enjoy the city.
Take a morning stroll around the city and its outskirts, and you’ll be sure to find a bunch of Valencianos looking for hidden gems on the streets. There are so many different kinds of street markets in Valencia, so today we’re gonna focus on rastros (also known as flea markets). If you wanna know when and where they take place, this guide is for you!
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.
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.
If you say Fábrica de Hielo, I say one of the most unique and artistic chill-out spots next to the beach of Valencia’s El Cabanyal. Friends, this old ice factory is a must-visit. Winter, spring, summer or fall, all you have to do is call… and I’ll be there ;-)
We all have those pieces of clothing that we don’t really wear. So why not sell or donate them? Or throw a little clothing swap party? Here are some practical tips for you on how and where to do that in Valencia. Time to say adiós to your old clothes ;-)