Category Archives: Cyprus

Why Cyprus makes for a perfect autumn holiday in the sun; Jane Knight; Daily Mail

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!

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Cyprus Covid cases are low – there’s no better place for a late break; Jo Kessel; Daily Mail

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Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Church; Visit Cyprus

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.

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The hidden beauty of the “painted” churches of Cyprus; VM Traverso; Aleteia

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.

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Paphos’ Tombs of the Kings: one of the world heritage sites; Angelica Azadyants; In Cyprus

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7 of the Best Hiking Routes on Cyprus; Robin McKelvie; Weather2Travel

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…

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Travel: Swept away by Mediterranean heaven on Cyprus, the real love island; Steph Telfer; Sunday Post

If there’s one thing Steph Telfer loves doing on holiday, it’s sampling the local food and wine. So you can imagine her delight when, on her first day in Cyprus, she realised her holiday was pretty much ­centred around eating and drinking; long mezze-style wine-sloshed lunches and ­dinners are par for the course.

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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’.

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Cyprus Religion: Discover the most historical and beautiful monasteries of the island; CTO

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Cyprus’ Paphos offers fun for all the family; Michael Booker; Daily Express

Cyprus – Paphos

The beautiful island of Cyprus is famously the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love. Michael Booker falls under its spell.

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Paphos Should Be Next On Your Travel Wishlist And Here’s Why; Hollie Brotherton; Marie Claire

Cyprus – Paphos

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…

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‘It was an ancient form of sex tourism’; Andrea Watson; BBC

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.

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Tombs of The Kings, Cyprus; Ian Cook; Travel Gumbo

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