Larnaca

Hala Sultan Mosque and Salt Lake: one of the most beautiful places in Cyprus

The site, located in the Larnaca District, comprises a Salt Lake Complex, and the so-called Hala Sultan Tekke, which is a mosque of great...

Smoky Thursday in Larnaca: snacks, wine and zivania for all

Tsiknopempti, literally Smelly Thursday, or even Charred, Smoky, or Barbeque Thursday "because of the smell of the grilled meat in the air", is part...

Kokkinokremos – Pyla Village

The area of the village of Pyla appears to have been inhabited ever since the Early and Middle Bronze Age (2400 – 1700 B.C.)....

Tomb of the King – Pyla Village

The royal tomb is an impressive building dated back to the Cypriot-classical period and it came to light in 1934 after an excavation was...

Kition

The archaeological area of Kition consists of two sites: Kathari and Pampoula. It is located within the limits of the modern city of Larnaka....

Choirokoitia Archaeological Site (Neolithic Settlement)

The archaeological site of Choirokoitia is a remarkably well-preserved settlement from the Neolithic Age that has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site...

Kalavasos – Tenta Archaeological Site

The Neolithic Age settlement of Tenta is situated a short distance from Kalavasos village and dates to 7000 BC. It is one of the...

Top Stories

Further rise in covid cases and hospitalised, no deaths for 4th day

  No covid deaths were reported in Cyprus for a fourth day running, but the number of new cases rose further to 283, albeit through...

More than 20 million in Britain get first COVID-19 vaccine dose, deaths down 33%

  More than 20 million people across the United Kingdom have now received their first COVID-19 vaccine shot, data showed as the country made more...

Where to get a rapid test Monday March 1st

  Aiming towards the monitoring of the community and workplaces, the  government continues free programmes of rapid antigen testing for employees of businesses that have...

Covid relaxations in occupied north tomorrow, as cafes and restaurants reopen

  Cafeterias, restaurants and on the road food stalls reopen tomorrow in the occupied north, as a number of covid relaxations come into force. The...

No compromises on vaccine safety, EMA chief tells Philenews

  Vigilance, patience, but not concern, is the advice of the European Medicines Association chief Emer Cook, who assured in an interview to Philenews that...

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...