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Blooming almond trees attract bees and spectators

The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East and surrounding countries. The almond is also the name of the edible...

Ayii Anargyri: unique retreat in an idyllic place

Ayii Anargyri Spa resort first opened its doors in 2009. Set in a valley of mature trees, the resort offers a unique retreat, a...

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...

Aphrodite Hills Golf – PGA National, Cyprus

Located between Pafos (Paphos) and Lemesos (Limassol), Aphrodite Hills is an award-winning integrated golf, leisure and real estate development with a championship 18-hole golf...

Discover magical world of Cyprus wines

The last weekend of November (30/11-01/12), Argyrides, Vlassides, Zambartas, Kyperounda and Tsiakkas wineries will open their doors to you. Visit the wineries and indulge...

Reaching New Heights in Cyprus!

Whilst still an emerging destination for climbing sports, Cyprus has all the elements of a great location for climbing, hiking and orienteering, thanks to...

Klirou Bridge (UNESCO Monument)

This site has to be considered as part of the Troodos ophiolite, a 90 million year old fragment of extremely well-preserved oceanic crust. Some...

Cyprus: Nature’s Oddities

Nature is always beautiful but sometimes it can also surprise us in strange ways. We have gathered a few photos from all over Cyprus...

Road Trips in Cyprus

Cyprus is beautiful everywhere you look. But what we love the most are the traditional and old parts of the island. In case you are...

Tamasos Dam

Tamasos Dam is closed to the villages of Politiko, Pera Oreinis and Kampia. and is located in Lefkosia, Cyprus. It has a length of...

Perennial Oaks and Cypress at Solea Area

These ancient trees or giant trees are the long-lived and large-scale plant species of the planet. Some of these trees stand proudly despite the...

Pera Pedi Dam

Heading from Saittas to Pera Pedi you get to the village's square with the traditional coffee shops and the old trees. From there you...

Oreites Forest

Oritis or Oreites Forest is a forest(s) located in Pafos, Cyprus. The estimate terrain elevation above seal level is 348 metres. It surrounded by...

Latsi or Latchi at Polis Chrysochous Area

Latsi/Latchi with its coastal paved walk, is the picturesque harbour of Polis, known throughout Cyprus for its fresh fish. In the past it served...

Cyprus by Night: Magical photos from all over the island

Summer starry nights in Cyprus are just magical. And These pictures prove it! Arakapas Botanical Garden at Troodos Eleftherias Square Larnaka City Ledras Street Limassol Highway Petra tou Romiou Troodos Xylofagou Amathounta Paphos   Photos by Facebook...

Gefyri Mylou Gonias (The Corner Mill Bridge)

Next to the Mylos tis Gonias is a large stone bridge. It is the first bridge built in Kakopetria and was the exclusive access...

The beautiful Skarfos medieval bridge

The Skarfos Medieval bridge is a small stoned-built bridge locate at Simou village in Paphos district. If you are interested in history or you are...

Pinus Brutia (Rough Pine)

The forests of Cyprus are mainly natural forests with an amazing biodiversity and high ecological value. They have little wood productivity, but they are...

Despotiki Lake (Akrotiri): A secret oasis in Limassol

It is considered a jewellery of Akrotiri Peninsula and Limassol District. It is located at the Farm of Agios Nikolas in a green and...

Cyclops Cave

Located at the Konnos Bay in Agia Napa. It is a 2.4km long walk near the sea and worth to see. The cave is claimed...

Chantara Waterfalls are back to life after the recent rainfalls

This winter's abundant rains have brought Chantara Falls, which had almost dried out because of a protracted   drought, back to life. You can see the...

Top Stories

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Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...