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Charming Miliou for those who need retreat

On the road from Paphos to Polis, about 13 km before you reach Polis, there is a turning on the left which will take...

Cavo Greco: serenity, tranquillity and stunning beauty

Cape Greco, also known as Cavo Greco (Italian for "Greek cape"), is a headland in the southeastern part of the island of Cyprus. It...

Limassol Castle: the city’s first cathedral

The medieval Limassol Castle is situated near the old harbour in the heart of the historical centre of the city of Limassol. The castle...

Delivering Cyprus Peace Dividend: conference by PRIO

The Cyprus Peace Dividend Revisited of May 2014 was the first attempt to quantify the peace dividend using a sector-by-sector forecast and a forecast...

Estrella: breakfast, brunch and much more!

This small restaurant in the city centre has managed to attract lots of customers all over the island as well as many returning tourists...

Caledonia Waterfalls: a little Scotland in Cyprus

Caledonia Waterfalls is the Latin name given to the waterfalls discovered by a Scottish expedition visiting the Platres region, in 1878. They were surprised...

3rd Lionfish Removal Derby for experienced divers

Marine and Environmental Research - MER Lab invites experienced divers to their 3rd lionfish removal derby which will take place on Sunday,  February 2...

Miracles of Kouris Dam: submerged church and Loch Ness of Cyprus

Kouris Dam is the largest dam of a network of 107 dams in Cyprus. It is located in the Limassol District and is fed...

Isaac Comnenos, the only Emperor of Cyprus

Isaac Komnenos or Comnenus (c. 1155 – 1195/1196), ruled Cyprus from 1184 to 1191, before Richard the Lionheart, King of England conquered the island...

Paralimni: a hidden gem of Cyprus

Paralimni is a town within the Famagusta District of Cyprus, situated slightly inland from the island's east coast. Since the Turkish invasion in 1974...

Larnaca Castle: from fortress to garrison, prison and museum

Larnaca Castle is located on the southern point of the coastal avenue known as “Foinikoudes" (palm trees). It was constructed to defend the southern...

Bookworm&Brunch Sunday to support Dog Shelter

Sirius Dog Sanctuary invites everybody to their first Bookworm & Brunch on Sunday, January 26. It will take place at Lab restaurant+bar, Anexartisias 33...

Charming palette of Pissouri Bay

Pissouri is a village located in Limassol’s district, exactly in the midway between Limassol and Paphos. Pissouri’s administrative area is the third biggest in...

Choirokoitia: exploring Neolithic settlement

Photo Cyprus Alive  Choirocoitia is known as one of the most important and best preserved prehistoric sites of the eastern Mediterranean dating from the Neolithic...

Venetian Walls of Nicosia

The Venetian Walls are a series of defensive walls which surround the capital city of Nicosia in Cyprus. The first city walls were built...

Kalopanagiotis: the cosiest winter destination

Kalopanagiotis is a village in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, located 3 km north of Moutoullas in the Troodos Mountains. It lies in Marathasa...

The remains of magnificent Kingdom of Kourion nearby Limassol

Kourion was an important ancient city-state on the southwestern coast of Cyprus. In the twelfth century BCE, after the collapse of the Mycenaean palaces,...

Anti-Gravity Hill near Paphos: surreal optical illusion

The Cyprus' anti-gravity hill is located near the village of Droushia on the west coast of the island between Paphos and Polis, more precisely ...

Ski-and-beach holiday? Everything is possible in Cyprus!

Cyprus is known as a beach holidays destination with its clear blue sky, turquoise sea, sandy and pebble beaches and hot weather suitable for...

Landmarks of Paphos

Paphos Castle, originally a Byzantine fort built to protect the harbour, stands by the harbour.  It was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th...

The Evocative Remnants of the Venetians in Cyprus

Immerse yourself on a historical journey that uncovers the strong ties, cultural influence and special relationship of Cyprus and Venice… one that is ongoing...

Top Stories

Meghan loses latest court battle with UK tabloid newspaper

Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, has lost the latest skirmish in her privacy lawsuit against a tabloid newspaper, after London's High Court ruled on...

Armenia’s defence ministry says warplane shot down by Turkish F-16 fighter jet

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down an Armenian SU-25 warplane over Armenian territory on Tuesday, killing the pilot, an Armenian defence ministry spokeswoman...

Greek, Italian and French officials to hold talks with Petrides during visits

Greek Minister of National Defence Nikos Panagiotopoulos, accompanied by the Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff Konstantinos Floros, Chief of Defence Staff...

Employers – clients determine working time of 74% of workforce in Cyprus

In 2019, the employer, organisation or clients mainly decided on the working time of almost 118 million of the 194 million employed people aged...

Syllouris expresses solidarity and support to the Armenian people

Cyprus House President Demetris Syllouris expressed feelings of sincere solidarity and fraternal support to the Armenian people during a telephone conversation he had on...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...