Three idyllic villages in Cyprus

Three idyllic villages in Cyprus

Looking for a friendly community, in the heart of Cyprus but with English speaking neighbours too? Then check out these three lovely villages, handpicked by our writer in Cyprus, with property prices too.
Do you need to learn Greek to live in Cyprus?

Do you need to learn Greek to live in Cyprus?

Cyprus is one of Britain’s oldest allies in the Mediterranean and we love it for our shared history and culture, including driving on the left! But Cyprus is still very much its own country with a culture and language that far predates our own. So a move here isn’t just about warm weather and sea views, but about embracing Cyprus as a whole. But do you need to learn Greek to live in Cyprus? Our resident expat Helen Epaminonda gives her view.
Seven tips for a healthy, active retirement in Cyprus

Seven tips for a healthy, active retirement in Cyprus

We all want to have a happy life when we retire. And for us Brits, escaping the wet and windy British weather to sunnier climes is a big attraction. That’s why I recommend Cyprus for your retirement – not just because of the fantastic weather here, but because you can have a healthy, happy retirement. Read on to find out how to make the most of it.
Building your home in Cyprus, part 2: how to get planning permission

Building your home in Cyprus, part 2: how to get planning permission

So, you’ve secured and bought your plot of land to build your own home here in Cyprus. What next? Well, it’s time to get your dreams of how the home will look down on paper, and get permission from the authorities to get started. Here’s how to find the right architect and go through planning permission.
Keeping cool in Cyprus

Keeping cool in Cyprus

I’m writing to you now whilst in the middle of a heatwave in Cyprus. With temperatures in the summer months reaching mid to top 30 degrees Celsius, it’s topical for you to know ways to keep cool! There’s more than just air con, and those of us who lived here before home A-C became widespread have a few tips and tricks up our sleeves!

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