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2014 Navidad en Valencia

2014 Navidad en Valencia

Happy New Year gentle reader! I hope your year has started on the right foot, with a bright year ahead filled with new adventures and memories. The holiday season here in Valencia (and Spain in general) continues through January 6, when Tres Reyes, or the Three...

Crazy Rice Cookoff

On Valencian Community Day, the city turns to, well, community activities. Fairs, races, and family events go well with the mild weather that Valencia offers. On this particular day, two things emerged on my calendar: a medieval “fair” and a baked rice...
All Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go

All Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go

As an expat American living in a European city, there are lots and lots of rules and processes that I simply don’t understand. For example, when I originally applied for my visa, when I got my stuff confiscated by customs when I arrived, and when I applied for...