Category Archives: Cyprus News

News and information from the year round Island

Paphos – the perfect sporting destination

Sporting season is approaching here in Cyprus – it’s an exciting time of year for fitness fans, with a whole host of events coming up right here in the Paphos region. Cyprus is an amazing destination for sports: golf, running, … Continue reading

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5 Gorgeous photos of snow-covered Troodos

The reservoirs here in Cyprus are enjoying the winter rainfall, which also means that snow has graced the hills of Troodos. Mount Olympus (Cyprus’ highest point, standing at 1952m)  is welcoming skiers and snowboarders, sledgers and snowball fights – it’s … Continue reading

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Blevins Franks update – government service pensions

  Article released by Blevins Franks, which is of interest to expatriates living in Cyprus:   UK government service pensions can continue to be taxed in Cyprus, for now. Cyprus and the UK have agreed an amendment to the new … Continue reading

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This weekend’s ‘Epiphany’ explained

Epiphany ‘Fota’: The 12th day of Christmas – 6th January The festival of Epiphany (6 January) is a national public holiday known in Cyprus as ‘Ta Fota’ which means ‘the light’ and is a big festival that celebrates the baptism of Christ and celebrations take place … Continue reading

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December’s astronomical wonders

We’re in for a fab couple of weeks of astronomical events – so, get your blankets at the ready and go catch sight of the wonders of the sky! Right now: the Geminids meteor shower is peaking this week, with … Continue reading

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Christmas in Cyprus – a guide to the festivities by city

It may not be snowy or frosty in Cyprus, but it sure is festive! Christmas wonderlands are popping up around the island and Chooseyourcyprus has put together a great guide to what’s on, where, according to city. From Paphos to … Continue reading

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O’Vrakas Taverna: wine matching trilogy: seafood dinner

    Haris continues his trilogy of wine pairing evenings with a sumptuous seafood dinner this Friday, 30th November 2018. Matching beautiful seafood dishes with the perfect wines, Haris uses his Sommelier expertise to bring you the perfect combination of … Continue reading

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