Articles, news and views from around Cyprus. Written by expats for expats on everything from recipes to kids activities to the latest events

Do you want to see your work here in our Featured Blogs section? Do you live in Cyprus and love to write about all the amazing things that happen here? Get in touch!

Featured Blogs

Latest Posts

The Geometric Era

The Geometric Era lasted from 1050 BC until 750 BC. The end of the Bronze Age came with the destruction of almost all the large settlements of…

The Bronze Age

The Bronze Age lasted from 2500 BC until 1050 BC. The discovery of copper at many locations around the island in the mid-3rd millennium BC appears to…

POST 900. We've Followed Santa to Cyprus.

We were glad to leave rainy Manchester.     D e a r   N a t u r e ' s   S e a t…

The Good And The Bad!

I think that the Lancashire Santa will emigrate to Cyprus!   "S  a  n  t  a          B  a  b  y!"   Santa's dangling…

The Final Figures Are In!

  As you are all aware Peter and Debbie Morton went sober for October to raise money for the pergola in the Garden Of Memories appeal at…

British Owned Kitchen / Renovation / Insulation Company Brings One Stop Shop For Home Improvement

  If you have driven up and down Mesoyi Road in the last 18 months you won't have failed to notice the eye catching yellow and blue…

Meeting with the British High Commissioner for Residents of Larnaca

In a continuation of the local meetings taking place all over Cyprus for British citizens, the British High Commissioner Matthew Kidd will be in Larnaca on Tuesday…

Meeting with the High Commissioner for Limassol residents

  On Monday the 9th October, Matthew Kidd the British High Commissioner will be hosting an open meeting at the Episkopiana Hotel in Episkopi. It is open…

FAQ on Buying Property in Cyprus

1. Is the process to buy immovable property in Cyprus difficult? The process to buy property in Cyprus is simple and straightforward. Cyprus law is based  on…

Property prices in Cyprus rise

According to RICS latest report the prices of properties in Cyprus are increasing. Prices of apartments have risen by 1.3% during the first 3 months of 2017…

Trigger Finger

Trigger finger is a  condition in which one of your fingers gets stuck in a bent position. It can be very painful. The finger may straighten with…

Swollen Taste Buds

Tastebuds are very small fingerlike structures that protrude over your tongue. Their function is to help you to taste foods. Those at the tip of the tongue…

10 ways to Develop Inspirational Learning in Primary Students

    1. Place children at the centre of their Learning Students should be given ample opportunity to communicate their ideas, views and feelings across the curriculum.…

The Importance of Business Studies

 Business activity affects the daily lives of all people, as they work, spend, save, invest, travel, and play. Business influences jobs, incomes, and opportunities for personal enterprise…

The Final Figures Are In!

  As you are all aware Peter and Debbie Morton went sober for October to raise money for the pergola in the Garden Of Memories appeal at…

British Owned Kitchen / Renovation / Insulation Company Brings One Stop Shop For Home Improvement

  If you have driven up and down Mesoyi Road in the last 18 months you won't have failed to notice the eye catching yellow and blue…

My Big Cypriot Family

Hello everyone, The blog returns with an entry on family relations.  Those of you who have been on the island for some time must have noticed how…

Making a reservation

Hello everyone, The blog is back with an entry on everything that pertains to making different kinds of reservations.  Although generally people in the service industry speak…

The Importance of Socialising Your Puppy

I currently have a dog in with me for training.  He’s a 5 month old German Shepherd and has been brought to me because he’s already growled…

Breed Profile - Jack Russell Terrier

Country of Origin:                              England Date or Origin:                                     1800s Original Function:                              Fox bolting Energy Level:                                       Very High Exercise Requirements:                   High Friendliness towards people:          Moderate Friendliness with other…

The question that started it all...

We have now lived in Cyprus over  5 years, it's not that long in the scheme of things but it feels like a lifetime ago now that…

My Cyprus 'Bucket list'

Many years ago I sat with Cyprus guidebook excitedly flicking through the pages dreaming of all the places I would visit when it became our new home,…

Taking It Easy

This is not a story. Today I am up for a piece of advice. Recently I have celebrated 10 month of my new life - life in…

Do You Really Love Me?

This is a didactic story about the importance of speaking a local language. Coming back to Cyprus after a week away was a real adventure. Having the…

View All Posts