Entries by Gerry

A taste of Scotland in Paphos

THE FIRST Kilt hire and Scottish gift centre has opened in Cyprus and in the first few days of business is already taking bookings for next year. Former soldier John McDonald, 42, opened his Kato Paphos shop just four days ago and has already obtained bookings for kilt hire at seven Paphos weddings due to […]

Get on the “Wilde Side” in Akamas Nature Reserve

The Akamas peninsula stands to the north-west of Pafos and is the perfect place to discover the diversity of the Cyprus landscape and wildlife. The Avakas Gorge lies on its southern fringes and is perfect early in the morning when the silence is broken only by goat bells. The gorge is steep and there are […]

Trawler sunk off Protaras to create first artificial reef

A nondescript fishing trawler has written itself into the local history books after embarking on a new career as the first artificial reef to be sunk off the coast of Cyprus. The 57-year old NEMESIS III was scuppered yesterday morning and sank in less than two hours. About 15 boats carrying sightseers positioned themselves as […]

WEDDINGS, BLESSINGS & HONEYMOONS (English Video)

  Cyprus is one of Europe’s leading destinations for weddings, blessings and honeymoons.  Couples of all ages, nationalities and religions choose this friendly, romantic island as the place to make their vows, celebrate, and spend the first blissful days of their lives together. Prestige Bookings can organize everything you need for your perfect day. Contact […]

Cyprus Sports and Leisure Destination

Guaranteed sunshine almost every day of the year is just one of the reasons why you would choose Cyprus to indulge in your favourite sport. Whether you just want to play for fun while relaxing in beautiful surroundings, or are professional athletes looking for winter training, there are facilities for everyone, from football and golf […]

11 essential tastes of Cyprus (CNN)

Pizza joints, sushi bars, “British” pubs, curry houses and Thai restaurants rule in Cyprus’s sprawling resort areas, far outnumbering humble Cypriot places. But you can find true indigenous dining in urban parts such as Paphos, Limassol, Larnaca or Nicosia if you follow groups of determined-looking Cypriots around lunch or dinnertime. The search is easier if […]

Wizz Air announces flights from Larnaca to Kiev and Belgrade

WIZZ Air, the largest low-cost, low-fare airline in central and Eastern Europe will be flying from Larnaca to both Kiev and Belgrade, with ticket prices as low as €24.99 one way. The Hungarian airline will be operating flights twice a week to the two new destinations, giving travellers from Cyprus the opportunity to visit the […]

Boat to become artificial reef

The public have been invited to attend tomorrow’s deployment of the first vessel to be deliberately sunk off the shore of Cyprus to create an artificial reef. The deployment ceremony will be taking place at 11am in front of Kouzalis Hotel in the Vrysoudia area of Protaras, the Fisheries Department said on Wednesday.. Previously a […]

Ski slopes open on Troodos

Fancy sunbathing in the morning and trying out the slopes in the afternoon? Two of four pistes on Mount Olympus in Troodos, are open to skiers, according to the Cyprus Ski Federation & Club. Sun Valley I (Aphrodite) and North Face II (Hera) slopes are open, with lifts operating from 9am to 4pm daily during […]

Book your private villa holiday early

Booking early has a number of benefits It pays to be organised. You can save yourself a lot of time, effort and money by being prepared and arranging things well in advance. A task that can involve a fair amount of work, which consequently you might be putting off, is organising your summer holiday; but […]