Helen Epaminonda

Helen left the UK to live in Cyprus in 1994. She married her Greek Cypriot husband and moved into the dream house that they had built. She has two children, whom she has raised in Cyprus. She has taught English Language/Literature to Cypriot children/adults, and is currently a freelance editor. She says: “It’s a slower lifestyle than the UK, with the added bonus of feeling safe. Cyprus is steeped in history and culture, and the British are always welcomed here. Cypriots are great people and I have many friends who are British and other nationalities too!”

Articles by Helen Epaminonda

Two fantastic new building developments

Although I’ve been ‘away’ for a couple of months, I’ve kept a close watch for any newsworthy happenings in Cyprus. It seems that, like everywhere at the moment, the Russian/Ukraine war has slowed property developments, like new housing complexes, that were earmarked for starting.

Why you’ll love living in Larnaca

Larnaca, on the eastern side of Cyprus, is a liveable mix of gorgeous beaches, marinas, country walks and cafe culture. You’ll love living in Larnaca…

News from Cyprus

In this month’s round-up of news from Cyprus, what has happened to Cyprus’s friendship with Russia, and Ukraine, with the war on, a new underwater ‘archaeology’ scheme, and investment news

Gardens and outdoor space for your property in Cyprus

If you’re buying a property with a garden in Cyprus, lucky you! Nowhere is better for outdoor living and life around the pool, the garden or on a sundrenched terrace. But tending a garden in Cyprus holds different challenges and opportunities to one in the UK. See what you need to know.