Cyprus is small, and one of its great joys is being in the snowy Troodos Mountains in the morning and basking in the sun on the beach in the afternoon. But one question overseas buyers often have is whether it’s really necessary to have a car in Cyprus. The answer is a yes and no – find out more in my guide to getting round in Cyprus.
Single? Are you thinking of living in Cyprus but not sure if it’s the place for you? Not to worry: Cyprus welcomes everyone! As a single person, you’ll be treated with respect and find you fit into your local community fast – and it’s not difficult to meet people!
January and February are the winter months in Cyprus, when it’s time to put away those swimsuits and beach balls and enjoy the quiet winter pleasures here in Cyprus. “Cyprus is all sun and sand!” I hear you say. Really though, it’s not, says our writer in Cyprus, Helen Epaminonda. Here are some quiet hobbies in Cyprus that you can do in the winter months.
Having lived in Cyprus now for just over 25 years I can honestly say that the food is unlikely to disappoint you! It’s as if the Cypriots have an ingrained creative flair and a knack for flavours that they are always proud to display. You will always find that Cypriot food is freshly cooked, oozing temptation, and beckoning you to eat it. And that’s before you get to the mouthwatering desserts!
I know that it’s difficult to think about the possibility of becoming ill in Cyprus – the weather is so good and the food is so nutritious, so why worry? But realistically, anything can happen – yes, even here! So I’m going to tell you about the basics of the healthcare system in Cyprus for the British and other Europeans who come to live here.