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Carnival Weekend

This weekend coming is Carnival time in Cyprus – marking the beginning of the 40 day period of fasting prior to Easter which officially starts on Monday 2nd March 2020, known as ‘Green Monday’. The closest Carnival parties for us … Continue reading

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10 Amazing Photos of Cyprus this Winter

Cyprus is an island of contrasts; mountains Vs beaches; traditional villages Vs cosmopolitan cities; and the same goes for seasons – winter here can provide quite the contrast to summer, despite the sun shining throughout the majority of the winter … Continue reading

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Holidays are good for your health!

What’s not to love about going on holiday?! Everyone loves a getaway, especially escaping the sunshine, but it’s also important to remember just how good this is for you as well, health-wise. This lovely blog by Holidaysplease reiterates 7 health … Continue reading

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10 reasons why visiting Cyprus in winter is a good idea

Just in case we haven’t made it clear that we are real enthusiasts about Cyprus being the perfect winter holiday destination, we wanted to share this blog, by https://www.stefsjourney.com/. Stef outlines 10 reasons why visiting Cyprus in winter is a … Continue reading

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Discover Cyprus: wood carving in Tala

Cyprus is rich in culture, history and tradition….and also craftsmanship. Glass blowing, lace making, throwing pottery, making silver filigree jewellery all feature as some of the island’s best crafts, particularly in small mountain villages (Lefkara is best known for lace … Continue reading

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Celine Dion set to take Cyprus by storm in August 2020

Majorly exciting news! Cyprus is all hyped-up at the announcement that the one and only Celine Dion will be performing in capital city, Nicosia, on 2nd August 2020 as part of her ‘Courage’ world tour. She is one of the … Continue reading

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Cyprus Independence Day – 1st October

Today is a national public holiday, marking Cyprus Independence Day. In January of 1959, an agreement was signed in Zurich between Greece, Turkey, Britain and Cyprus with regards to the island gaining independence from Britain . This agreement was fine-tuned … 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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Beautiful Butterflies

It’s quite something to look up to the sky and see a swarm of beautiful butterflies dancing past. Their migration journey is quite remarkable and we’re so lucky to be part of their flight path. Every year, the pretty painted … Continue reading

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