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Akamas Peninsula

The Akamas peninsula, as described in the Conservation Management Plan of World Bank/EU, covers about 230 square km and is located on the western...

Troodos Geopark – Part of UNESCO “Geoparks Network”

The Troodos mountain range is an ophiolite, a term used to describe a group of igneous rocks which make up the oceanic crust. Troodos...

Macheras National Forest Park

The reason for declaring the park a national forest park is to protect and utilize its significant functions and values: ecological, scientific, hydrological and...

Troodos National Forest Park

The largest part of the forest about 9000ha or 90km2, was designated a National Forest Park in 1992. The main aim was to safeguard...

Petra tou Romiou National Forest Park

It is part of the Randi State Forest. It is on the main Pafos – Lemesos road, 10 km far from the city of...

Agia Napa

1. Agia Napa Monastery This imposing medieval monastery, dedicated to “Our Lady of the Forests”, stands in the middle of Agia Napa surrounded by a...

Top Stories

272 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths announced on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 272 new Coronavirus cases out of 43,958 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Friday, 26 February, taking confirmed infections to...

Where to get a rapid test on Saturday, 27 February

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees...

Veterinary services deny they refused assistance to ship with cattle

Christodoulos Pipis, director of the Veterinary Services denied claims that the Republic of Cyprus refused assistance to “Elbeik” ship which is carrying 1,776 cows...

250 scholarships to Cypriot students from Bolton University

During a news conference today, the Education Minister announced that the British University of Bolton will give 250 scholarships to Cypriot students within the...

Theologians request immediate withdrawal of Cyprus’s song for Eurovision

The OELMEL Theologians Association is requesting the immediate withdrawal of the song that is going to represent Cyprus to the 65th song competition of...

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...