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

Cyprus Cost of Living 2022

Cyprus currently appears to be particularly sheltered from excessive cost of living rises. There have been increases that Cypriot consumers find eyewatering, especially since basic consumer salaries remain particularly low. This article explains the present situation and current government plans to help.

Introducing photovoltaic energy panels

Prices for energy and electricity are shooting up worldwide and costs are higher than ever before.  Sadly, energy costs are still gaining upward momentum, so we’re looking into alternative energy sources to help save you a bit of money in your Cyprus home.

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