Backpacking in Valencia, Spain – Blast from the Past

I rarely talk about my early trips around Europe but they have been reignited the last few weeks thanks to the football World Cup in Brazil and the fact I’m visiting Mexico which hosted the 1986 World Cup. You see, the reason for my backpacking in Valencia was so that I could visit the football Read more about Backpacking in Valencia, Spain – Blast from the Past[…]

Jonny Blair in Valencia travelling Northern Irishman

5 Things To Do In Valencia, Spain

I did the whole travelling in Europe thing when I lived in Northern Ireland and England, but it didn’t quite feel like I was travelling properly. I’ve been reminiscing recently about a trip that I did 10 years ago to the east coast of Spain. While most travellers going to Spain head to Madrid and Read more about 5 Things To Do In Valencia, Spain[…]

Hunting Down The Ghost Of Luis Casanova: Valencia, Spain, 2003

Twenty one years after a heroic night on the Spanish coast for a Northern Ireland football team, a white shirted and green shorted male walks through the (almost) Franco-resistant city of Valencia to investigate the demonic effect that a goal by Gerry Armstrong has had on a patriotically Spanish population. I walked through Valencia on Read more about Hunting Down The Ghost Of Luis Casanova: Valencia, Spain, 2003[…]

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