Before holidaying or relocating to Cyprus, here are 5 things you need to know about this Mediterranean paradise.
Given the extreme heat, you’d be forgiven if you felt unable to summon the energy to explore the extensive grounds of the Paphos Archaeological Park, even though the site has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1980. Fortunately, in this video you can visit the sprawling remains of the Greco-Roman city vicariously, thanks to the lens of local videographer and wedding photographer George Avgousti.
The Cyprus minister of tourism, Savvas Perdios, says he can’t wait to welcome Britons back to its gorgeous beaches. Here Tom Chesshyre offers up a tantalising guide to the best of the island.
Cyprus is just the ticket for some autumn sunshine, as temperatures hover around 25C in October and often above 20C in November. So ready the flip-flops!
Cyprus is a small island with a long history and a rich culture that spans 10,000 years, making it one of the oldest civilisations in the Mediterranean – as evidenced by the many fascinating cultural sights, museums, monuments and galleries.
Source: Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Church
The island of Cyprus, in the eastern Mediterranean, is famous for being a cultural crossroads between the East and the West. That hybrid identity is summarized in the unique architecture of its “painted” churches, a series of structures nestled in the mountainous Troodos region.
7 of the best hikes on Cyprus: there’s more to this Mediterranean island than its beaches – discover the very finest walking trails for all abilities…
Unique history, culture and cuisine of Choirokoitia and Kakopetria in Cyprus; Khursheed Dinshaw; Free Press Journal
Located at the foothills of the Troodos Mountains in Cyprus, Kakopetria, derives its name from the Greek words ‘kakos’ and ‘petra’ which mean bad rock. Curious to know how and why the village got such a peculiar name, I explored it and came across ‘the rock of the couple’.
The beautiful island of Cyprus is famously the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love. Michael Booker falls under its spell.
From art installations to music and dance, here’s why Paphos has been crowned European City of Culture 2017 and why you should book your flights pronto…
Men of antiquity worshipped Aphrodite by having sex with her temple maids at Paphos on Cyprus. Now the site is receiving new recognition, writes Andrea Watson.