News from Nicosia, China’s Beijing Yi Xiang Da Investment Co Ltd has expressed an interest in acquiring Cyprus Airways according to reports on Friday.
A huge advertising campaign will be taken to the many media outlets; TV, radio, posters, flyers, the works, by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation. A tagline the organization created to touch everyone’s heart is; “Cyprus in Your Heart” – striking words, representing Cyprus as it is; beautiful, scenic, from the beaches to the mountain tops, from ancient ruins, to ever more decadent cities.
The Cultural Movement of Limassol ‘Epilogi’ kicks off, A Euro-Mediterranean Music Celebration in Cyprus, a series of concerts and other activities at Heroes Square and the Rialto Theater in Limassol starting tomorrow. International artists from many genres are scheduled to perform at some of Cyprus’ finest venues. From Thursday until Sunday visitors to on of Cyprus’ […]
News from Starwood Hotels and Cyprus, Le Méridien Limassol Spa and Resort just announced having opened their Grand Presidential Suite. An already sumptuous stay on one of the world’s most beautiful Islands, this Cyprus hotel offers award winning service and amenities, and now a 300 sq. m. top floor suite fit for royalty.
As a traveler, you know what it’s like to be new in town, unfamiliar with just about everything around you. Sure, going to review sites and doing your homework via Frommers’ guides and so forth, these resources can generally prepare you for your trip, but the research is not really all that much fun. Now imagine you are headed to Pafos, Cyprus. Even Frommers knows little or nothing about this gem in the Mediterranean.
Travel writers always talk about Cyprus as if the Island is some kind of Las Vegas, or Miami Beach, mindless romp through shallow vacation bliss. Well, I suppose it can be that too, if the visitor wants it to be. But, for most travelers, Cyprus can be a little treasure filled jewelry box, or even a lush, artsy craft market – a very large one at that. Here in Cyprus, we’re out of our gourds over arts and crafts, let me explain.
Cyprus enjoys an enviable worldwide reputation as a sun and sea holiday destination. Sunshine year-round, azure skies, tepid waters, the Island is a legendary paradise. But, away from the tourist areas, the Cyprus countryside has a diverse wealth of its own, the traditional villages, vineyards and wineries not so many touristy websites inform us about. Those tiny fresco- painted churches, remote monasteries, and cool shady forests you’ve yet to discover.
I often asked myself, like most people in Cyprus I think, why we drive on the left side of the road here? Legend has it, this left hand driving rule came from none other than the Knight Crusaders could more easily grab their swords with their right hand, so they rode on the left? Okay, it makes little sense to me too, but read on.
Cyprus, this beautiful Island of immeasurable historic and aesthetic value. Kipro to the Greeks, Kibris to the Turkish, by whatever name this ancient paradise is called, its name is a sirens song.
Ayia Napa, which translates into holy wooded valley, is a very popular resort town in Cyprus. The town takes its named for a Venetian-era monastery at its center, interestingly one which was built in 1500 to protect a cave.