varosia: caught on camera in a ghost town

Varosia was once one of the most popular tourist areas in the region, and a haven for the elite to sun themselves in...

I am always in the thick of world events: the turkish north protests austerity

Having come from Malta where there were not only protests at the Libyan embassy, but at a moment when Libyan pilots landed and sought...

a view even aphrodite would be proud of

With the kind guidance of our new local friend Anton, who came to Cyprus by way of Bulgaria, we made our way by car...

salamis: an archeological site not to be missed

Some lesser-known archeological sites are not to be missed.  Salamis is one of those sites.  Near Famagusta in Northern Cyprus, Salamis is a fine...

a complicated matter

The history of Northern Cyprus is a complicated one, and that remains the case today.  From the seventh millennium B.C.E. through the mid-twentieth century...

why all the cyrillic in cyprus?

Leaving Malta was bittersweet, as we had a very nice relaxing stay in a great hotel in St. Julians .  It was easy to...

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