The Spanish Thyme Traveller launches a new Self Drive Holiday

This new self drive holiday has recently been launched. It is aimed at people who enjoy great food,who love exploring,and wish to discover one of the least known parts of Spain, the  regions of Teruel and Cuenca. The route takes you through a mixture of mountain scenery, lovely medieval villages and Spain's two most Spanish cities,   

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Our Weekend Break in Spain "Cava and Tapas"

Our "Cava and Tapas" weekend getaway gets written up in the Travel and Leasiure Magazine. This fun and informative weekend is all about Cava and  Valencia. Tasty local food and visits to wineries make this a real fun food experience in the lovely and 'cool' Mediterranenan city of Valencia. It is a great way to get to know this vibrant city and this great drink which has become so popular and fashionable. 

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The Spanish Thyme Traveller launches a Cava and Spanish Food Trip

We are very excited to have launched a new trip this month: "Cava and Tapas" which is a weekend getaway to the wonderfully vibrant and Mediterranean city of Valencia.
The trip immerses our visitors in the world of Valencian Cava and local tapas. As a wine, Cava, has over the years become fashionable and of late the centre of attention in London as two interesting Cava bars have recently opened there: Aqua and Copa de Cava. The Valencian production of this refreshing,engaging and colourful wine is the talk of the wine world as the Valencian producers have entered the quality end of the market making some superb cava. On the trip our guests get the chance to have local food such as the authentic paella and try cava with tapas.Most importantly you will visit a couple of the most interesting wineries which we will do on the Saturday of the weekend. The mixture of great 

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Cooking Paella Weekend


Summer is upon us,here in Valencia, and we are excited as we have just launched our Valencia Paella Project which is a weekend mini break designed for people who are interested in learning to cook Paella and visit the Mediterranean city of Valencia. To celebrate the launch we invited two journalists to try our 
weekend; one from

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Local traditions,local food and fun in the street

As some of you might know we follow the local fiestas closely and attend lots of them. Spring in Spain brings an avalanche of fiestas spoiling us for choice!! The weekend after next in Xativa they will be celebrating the fiesta of

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Guests' Comments on The Borgias Tour ( our trip which is ideal for food lovers)

It is always nice to receive compliments and especially from our customers. We strive to ensure that they enjoy their holidays in a relaxed and fun atmosphere so when we get a letter of thanks with compliments it is very heartwarming!
This is what a guest ,who came on our Borgias Tour a couple fo weeks ago, has sent us: 

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Did you know that Valencia is the capital of Paella?

Did you know that Valencia is a city, a province, and an autonomous region which is sometimes referred to as Pais Valenci√†? Spanish and Valenciano are official languages. Valenciano  is similar to Catalan. Valencia is famous for being the home of Paella and the locals are very proud  of their local dish and do not take kindly to touristy versions

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A UK reporter comes to experience first hand the Borgias Tour

We had the pleasure last week of having a reporter from a newspaper in the UK. She was here to cover our Borgias Tour and to see if our local dishes were something worth writing about! Once the article appears in the press we will let you know and you can read up on what we do on our Borgias trip through the eyes of a professional!
The trip started off with a meal in the restaurant " El Cami Vell" which included a delicious tomato and olive salad and a plate of the classic jamon iberico with manchego cheese.These were the tapas for starters after which the main course was brought out with ceremony ,in a large cast iron pot which is called 

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This week our foodie and historical trip "The Borgias Tour" hits Australia

We were thrilled to see that our trip "The Borgias Tour" has been written up in The Sydney Morning Herald. A long article describes in detail the activities and our guide's tour round historical Xativa. As well as the visits to bodegas and the splendid restaurant of Mas de Montserrat. Indeed the piece......

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Our new minibreak "The Valencia Paella Project" in The Daily Mail

This month, March ,we have launched our new cooking experience minibreak which offers people a great chance to learn to cook paella in the home of this famous social dish ,Valencia. The unique trip gets a mention

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