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Cyprus, listed in the world’s hottest travel destinations on CNN

It is with great excitement that we saw our island, Cyprus, being listed in the list with the world’s hottest travel destinations on CNN.   Below is the original article written on CNN: Mexico, Iceland and Cyprus all experienced a surge in tourism spending in 2016, according to a new report from the World Travel & Tourism Council. The group’s report also contained something of...

It’s not all about Sheftalia & Lountza, Cypriot baked goods are one of a kind, and they’re vegetarian!

By Leila Thanopoulos ‘Eliopita’  This one’s for the olive lovers. An ‘eliopita’ is a Cypriot olive pie which is made with basic components of the Mediterranean diet, such as olive oil, onion, flour, mint, and of course, olives!   ‘Tahinopita’  No authentic Cypriot entree dish is complete without a dip of tahini, but it’s even better when it’s used in sweets and pastries like ‘Tahinopita’ an a...

You will never find so much smoke in one place: TSIKNOPEMPTI in Cyprus!

“Tsiknopempti” marks the beginning of the Carnival celebrations. It is the day when all Cypriots consume enormous amount of meat dishes. “Tsiknopempti’’ got its name from the Cypriot word “tsikna” which refers to the characteristic smell of meat that is cooked on the charcoal. This festive day predisposes the consumption of meat and other products which will be “prohibited” during the Easter fasti...

Protaras Beach by Harald Illmer

Originally published on Point Touch   “Out of a total of 23 countries worldwide, the Knight Frank Global Lifestyle Review puts Cyprus in fifth place as the best relocation destination in the world. The 2013 Knight Frank Global Lifestyle Review ranks Cyprus as the fifth best place to relocate. Cyprus offers some of the most extensive advantages for entrepreneurs, families and retired cou...

Seaside stories in Cyprus by Maria Moisa

This project explores everyday life moments captured in black and white emotions. Maria Moisa is an aspiring photographer, who doesn’t have a professional camera and yet manages to express through images. Each image has a distanced and yet silenced message by the absence of the colours; beautiful, mysterious, wild and free. “I love the peace and the inspiration that the sea gives me, makes m...

Limassol Marathon 2017

Limassol marathon firstly run in 2006. Therefore, this year i​t is the 11th time ​that is ​happening. It is a part of European annual race series including marathon, a half marathon, a 10 km health Race, a 5 km corporate race and a 1 km children’s fun run. The race route begins at the center of the city and follows the Mediterranean coastline along the beachfront, to the ancient ruins of Royal Cit...

The secret to long-living – a message from a great old Cypriot man

By Vangelis Angelides A journey had begun in the narrow streets of Limassol Old Town. As we were exploring every little detail in the town, we came across a brilliant human being. He was an adorable old man. He introduced himself, Kyriakos, he offered us freshly squeezed orange juice and asked us to join him for a mini talk. The first thing he noticed was my photo camera which had been hanging rou...

Ouzomezedopoleion

Amazing news: Cyprus made it in the list of  “52 Places to Go in 2017” as these are featured on New York Times. We are happy to the Number 21 on the list with the top 52 suggestions with top destinations for 2017. More specifically, the New York Times wrote: “A cultural and culinary renewal on a Mediterranean island. The Cypriot city of Paphos has prepared a slew of events for it...

Cypriot passport ranks 13th on global power scale

The Cypriot passport ranks among the strongest in the world, as holders are able to travel to 146 countries without a visa. According to the updated Passport Index, Cyprus gets a Passport Power Rank of 13, and an Individual Power Rank of 36 globally. Its Global Mobility Score (for visa-free travel) of 146 ranks it above such countries as Lichtenstein, Monaco and Brazil. The German passport scores ...

AMAZING NEWS! Now you can get instant confirmation of your overseas wedding date and venue in Cyprus!

Now you can get instant confirmation of your overseas wedding date and venue in Cyprus! If you are planning on getting married in a romantic overseas setting along a beautiful beach in Cyprus, we have FANTASTIC NEWS for you! By visiting BookYourWeddingDay.com, you can put an end to the weeks of waiting between sending a booking request for your preferred wedding date and receiving confirmation. Be...

Amazing News! Olympic Lagoon Resort in Paphos voted among the Top Ten “Best Family Hotels Worldwide”

We are proud to announce that the Olympic Lagoon Resort in Paphos has been voted by UK travel industry professionals among the Top Ten hotels in the category of “Best Family Hotels worldwide” during the annual survey conducted by the renowned Travel Weekly (UK). Travel agents throughout the UK travel industry were asked to vote for hotels that they and their clients consider to be their favorites,...