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This weeks public holiday – Assumption Day (15th August)

This Thursday, 15th August, is a national public holiday in Cyprus. To celebrate, Aphrodite Hills Resort will be hosting a Souvla (BBQ) afternoon in the beer garden from 1pm – 3pm for just €12 per person, followed later on by … Continue reading

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Kataklysmos – festival of the flood this weekend

In Cyprus, Kataklysmos festival, or ‘Festival of the Flood’, is a religious holiday for the feast of the Pentecost, otherwise known as ‘Whitsun’, or ‘The Day of the Holy Spirit’, as it commemorates the descent of the Holy Ghost to the … Continue reading

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Cyprus Culture – welcoming, hospitable and full of tradition

Cyprus is an island rich in culture, boasting many traditions that are still celebrated today. Wish such a detailed history and having been ruled by many an empire the Cypriots have emerged proud of their heritage – a true passion … Continue reading

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Easter in Cyprus

This coming weekend is the Greek Orthodox Easter here in Cyprus – the most celebrated occasion of the year, it’s a big deal!  You can’t beat the atmosphere of Easter Sunday, especially in the villages – if you get the … Continue reading

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Discover Cyprus – Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery is the richest and most lavish monastery found in Cyprus.  A true gem of byzantine architecture, the monastery stands at an altitude of 1318m within the stunning scenery on the fringes of Paphos Forest, in the Marathasa area. … Continue reading

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Old town Paphos: Ibrahim Khan

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of the recently revived old town in Paphos; there are so many gorgeous hidden gems to enjoy…restaurants, craft shops, bars, coffee shops. We’ve heard a few people mention ‘Ibrahim Khan’ recently, apparently … Continue reading

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5 Spring festivals – and what a variety!

MyCyprusInsider has put together a Spring festival guide that highlights some really cool events that are coming up in the next couple of weeks, and there really is something for everyone. These are 5 very varying events! A film festival, … Continue reading

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