Valencia

Night walks🚶🏼🌎😎🤙🏼#tothelifestyle #neverpeak #valencia #spain #remoteyear #localexperience A post shared by @ tyler_taboada on Jun 29, 2017 at 8:15am PDT Valencia is a city without many superlatives. It is the 3rd biggest city in Spain by population, 2nd biggest on the Mediterranean. It is 3rd in Spain by square meters. It is not the hottest,…

Caught Red Handed

#jardinesdelturia #Valencia or #parkrio one of the biggest public parks in Spain. The unmotorised highway of Valencia city. A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Jun 22, 2017 at 9:27pm PDT As well as a change of job, I had also changed my dwellings for my last two weeks of Valencian summer. Not once…

Free Food, Botellón and Skinny-dipping.

#belltower #elmigelete of #valenciacathedral #valencia the bell weighs 7514 kilos! A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Jun 22, 2017 at 9:20pm PDT The next few weeks went by very quickly. Two of the most enjoyable I had that summer in Valencia. It wasn’t all because I’d stopped working at the hostel but that…

Conversation Partner 

#plazadelavirgen looking at the #micalet Tower of #valenciacathedral #valencia A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Jun 19, 2017 at 6:01am PDT That Sunday I finished my final shift at the hostel, I had no party, no cake but I really didn’t expect one. If the hostel staff had a celebration every time someone…

Hostel Life

The #medievalmarket in the early morning. #elcarmen #valencia from #backpackershostel A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Jun 14, 2017 at 7:30am PDT Working, living at the hostel had been, all in all, a pleasant experience. It wasn’t what had been advertised and you had no privacy but it had been a great departure…

Spanish Bureaucracy

I can’t remember who exactly recommended it to me but I started looking at the professional job search site Lingo Bongo. Lingo Bongo is a site for people looking for teaching jobs in Madrid, Barcelona or Berlin. After a small scan through that days entries I found a job ad for a position not in…

Guri

The seemingly endless #malvarrosa beach in #Valencia A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on Sep 18, 2016 at 4:32pm PDT The next few weeks were quite entertaining, some of the staff changed at the hostel, not necessarily for the better but it did introduce new faces. My almost daily runs in blistering hot heat…

Cycle to the Mountains

#Cycling to #Nàquera #Valencia #Spain past the #Mountains A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on May 19, 2016 at 4:13am PDT I was extremely healthy while I was in Valencia. In my consistent attempts to keep myself occupied I often found myself going on long runs in the extreme heat or long walks to…

Time to Relax

#MercadoDeColon #Valencia #Spain #modernism A post shared by Jake Stumbler (@international_stumbler) on May 18, 2016 at 5:45am PDT So my first few weeks in Valencia were a blast, I had many friends in the hostel, a few outside including a German girl who I watched the German world cup triumph with, and generally the good…