Appealing to the budget-conscious holidaymaker, low-cost flights with short journey times are available to many European destinations. This ease of travel, coupled with an abundance of affordable holiday rental apartments and villas in popular beach resorts such as Paphos, Coral Bay and Larnaca, secures Cyprus second billing on the list. Revealing its predictions of the […]
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As well as walking throughout Cyprus this last week it was wonderful to get a taste of the local life, history and buildings in and between. Away from the resorts and beaches, up in the mountains or out in the countryside you can get a real sense of the real Cyprus. Throughout the days we […]
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Cyprus is home to the oldest wine produced in the world. Commandaria is a dessert wine that tastes like a sweet liqueur, rich in flavor and history. It supposedly got its name from the Crusaders knights of the 13th century, but it appears that it was discovered […]
The beautiful town of Pafos (Paphos) nestles on the west coast of the island of Cyprus and regularly appears in the list of most popular ‘location wedding destinations’. Pafos is definitely a great choice because it is bathed in warm sunshine for more than 330 days each year, it has a great variety of holiday […]
Pink flamingos were back at the Larnaca Salt Lake yesterday during their annual stopover on their journey of migration. The lake was declared a protected area in 1997 and in 2005 the first evidence was presented that the flamingos not only stop in Cyprus there but also breed here
Peyia Municipality carried out 650 civil weddings in 2013, making it one of the most popular wedding destinations in Cyprus and earning much needed revenue. Maria Yiangou, the officer in charge of civil weddings at Peyia told the Cyprus News Agency that most weddings involved Britons and Russias, though there were also couples from Romania […]
The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI,) one of the world’s leading scuba diving training organisations, recently promoted diving in Cyprus to its members. An article on PADI’s Christmas newsletter recommended Cyprus in a prominently-displayed ‘Vacation Spotlight’ section saying: “From simple, sandy-bottom dives for beginners, to excellent enriched air diving on the Zenobia, one of […]
Using your mobile internet when you travel can quickly rack up a huge bill. Even if you think you are playing it safe, there are many ways in which people can get caught out. Here is a check list to make sure you keep your travel costs under control when you are travelling internationally, along […]
Watch our short Video on the record breaking success of the Cyprus National Rugby Team. Most Cypriots are blissfully unaware of it but their national rugby XV has notched up a 21st straight triumph, thanks largely to former expats and foreign soldiers on the football-mad island.