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Palia (Old) Kakopetria

The traditional architecture, on which the building of the houses is based, as well as the traditional way of land mapping Palia Kakopetria, are...

Exinta Spitia (Sixty Houses Settlement) in Skouriotissa

Exinta Spitia (Sixty Houses) is a settlement outside the village of Skouriotissa. They were originally built to house the workers of the mine. Skouriotissa is...

Zoe Avgousti

Journalist and Plus TV presenter reveals her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in Limassol. -Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee? -On weekends...

Palia Galata (The Old Village of Galata) – Traditional Architecture

The settlement of Galata, although compact and centralised around the church of Panagia Odigitria, is built along the valley of the Karkotis river. The...

Motor Show Festival-Larnaca

Have a wonderful day with dance and music and also enjoy new models of motorcycles from various companies. 1st of May, 9:00 Makenzy Larnaca

Natasa Papaeracleous

Clinical dietitian and nutritionist reveals her favourite spots for food, drinks and coffee in Cyprus. By Diana Aza -Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee? -At...

Zoey Philippou

Designer and founder of "Cherry and Mint" fashion brand reveals her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in Cyprus. -Where do you usually enjoy...

Costas Harpas

Owner and director of Tree Creative Room in Limassol, reveals his favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks. -Where do you usually enjoy your morning...

Irodotos Miltiadous

Actor Irodotos Miltiadous reveals his favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in Nicosia. -Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee? -At Coffee Island's shops,...

Solea Culture – Architecture Route

The culture and arichitecture of Solea Valley is of great interest. The route starts from Evrychou - Tembria, Sina Oros, Galata, Kakopetria and ends...

Eftychia Andreou

Journalist and presenter Eftychia Andreou reveals her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in Cyprus. -Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee? -Morning coffee...

Sophie Mouskou

Image and fashion consultant Sophie Mouskou reveals her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in Limassol. -Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee? -At...

Fani Sokratous

Actress Fani Sokratous reveals her favourite spots for coffee, food and drinks in her hometown, Limassol. -Where do you usually enjoy your morning coffee? -At Limassol...

Pumpkin Decoration in Tala

During older times, pumpkins were used as vessels for the keeping and carriage of water, wine, and oil. To make them more resistant, they would...

The craft of wood carving in Tala

The craft of wood carving in the community of Tala was limited to the making of several agriculture / farming tools and various furniture...

Traditional Weaving

The “voufa” (weaving machine) is known in many places of Cyprus. In old times being a (female) weaver was a very good profession since textiles...

Constantina Neofytou

Alpha TV journalist and presenter reveals her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in Nicosia and her hometown Limassol. -Where do you usually enjoy...

Constantina Demetriadou Constantinou

PR & Media expert in Cal Creative Communication reveals her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in the city. -Where do you usually enjoy your...

Aggeliki Nikiforou

Presenter of the show "Xryses Syntages" talks about her favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in the island. -Where do you usually enjoy your...

Ilona Garamvolgyi

Make-up artist, Ilona Garamvolgyi introduces us to her favourite spots for coffee, food and drinks in Limassol and Nicosia. -Where do you usually enjoy your morning...

Alexandros Taramountas

TV presenter Alexandros Taramountas reveals his favourite spots for food, coffee and drinks in the city and the mountains. -Where do you usually enjoy your...

Top Stories

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Rapid Test locations on Monday Jan 18

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Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...