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10 Traditional Dishes You Have to Try in Cyprus

The Cypriot is probably one of the most diverse cuisines in the world.  What is great about Cyprus’s gastronomy is that you can trace its rich history through the variety of national dishes.  The island’s particular geographic location has brought in a mix of Greek, Turkish, and Arabic culinary influences. The first thing that you should know about Cyprus’s cuisine, …

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Twelve Days of Christmas With the Scary Goblins, Kalikantzaroi

Throughout the world, numerous legends and myths, as well as folklore tales are believed in, regardless of where they originated from.  As hundreds of years go by, people in various countries change the stories a bit and adjust them to fit their own culture.  Essentially, it’s the same story – though told in another country, to another generation, and maybe …

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Cyprus: The Top 10 Attractions

While Cyprus may seem like a tiny drop in the sea, it is rich in history and culture.  Throughout the centuries, Cyprus was occupied by numerous conquerors due to its enviable position – it is located between three continents.  As a result, Cyprus inherited a little bit from every culture, and it’s what makes our country so unique and appealing. …

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The Village of Lefkara: Traveling Back In Time

Have you ever heard of a picturesque village named Lefkara?  It is famous for its beauty, its uniquely preserved architecture, the ancient Cypriot legends and traditions, as well as its amazing embroidery.  You can easily say that Lefkara is located in the heart of Cyprus, since it is only 50km away from Nicosia (the capital), 45km from Larnaca, and 50km …