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Catania's Street Markets

La Fiera and La Pescheria are two outdoor daily markets that give life to the streets of Catania and have become one of the city’s major tourist attractions as they are a meeting point between indigenous people and curious foreigners who enjoy watching these markets environment.

La Fiera expands along the city center, being la piazza de Stesicoro its nerve center where the market branches on different streets of the city. From early in the morning you can walk through this market and let the smells and colors of the fruits and vegetables wrap you in. La Fiera is always full of people picking through the wide range of things you can find at this huge market.

La Pescheria is the other central market located next to la piazza del Duomo, an incredible fish market buzzing with its merchants from 5 am until noon. La Pescheria offers a huge variety of incredibly fresh fish and seafood and also offers the opportunity to try in situ some of the products such as clams, mussels, oysters and sea urchins.

After walking through these markets, you better enjoy the wide variety of dishes provided by the restaurants in Catania.

Picture by Berthold Werner

Text  by Fran Arnaiz.

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Vinyl Record Route Around Europe

How many times have you heard that vinyl records are dead? Some say CDs and then the arrival of digital music buried vinyl records. But this is far from the truth – vinyl records are making a comeback and it is still one of people's favourite music formats. On 12 August, the world celebrates Vinyl Record Day, to remember the date on which Edison invented the phonograph back in 1877.

Nowadays, major cities across Europe are full of shops and street markets where you can go shopping and add to your personal collection. Fancy buying new records? Then come with us!

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Top winter destinations

There are places that are perfect this time of year because of their pleasant climate and great prices, and because they are quieter than in summer. If you fancy a getaway over the next few months, these are the winter destinations to look out for:

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Christmas in London

Christmas is a time of traditions. We usually do the same things year after year. So, why not do something different for a change? We have a great idea that we know you'll love: a Christmas getaway! You can embrace this new tradition by travelling to a city that loves to celebrate Christmas. Next stop: Christmas in London!

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