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The Pomos Coast

Pomos is quite a trip from Paphos, but it is most definitely worth it. We were up that way to visit some abandoned villages and overflowing reservoirs this week, but stopped to take in the coast along the way. The countryside up there is breathtaking, and well worth a visit. Here's a short selection of what to expect.

Skarfos Revisited

It's been quite some time since we visited Skarfos Bridge. One of the most accessible of the Venetian Bridges in the Paphos region, it is nevertheless off most people's radars. It has recently had a bit of a face-lift, so hopefully that will change. Skarfos Bridge is definitely open for business...

Winter Wonderland 2020

It's time for our annual trip to the Troodos Ski Slopes, to have our winter snowball fight and partake in a bit of tobogganing. We've already published a film of the drive, so here are a selection of pictures that we took when we got there...

Kouris Dam Overflows!

Last year it held firm, but now even the great Kouris Dam has succumbed to the inevitable and overflown in the rain. We were there with our cameras. You've seen the film, now read the blog...

Latest News Articles

Dry, sunny and warmer today, further rise in temperatures tomorrow

After the coldest night of this year’s winter, Saturday’s temperatures will be closer to the seasonal average with a further rise on Sunday.

Overnight temperatures fell to 0 C inland and in the higher Troodos peaks to -7.

Cyprus accused of blocking new EU sanctions against Russia amid Turkey spat

Cyprus is blocking new European Union sanctions against several officials from Russia-annexed Crimea in a bid to secure EU backing for tougher action against Turkey in a separate row over drilling for hydrocarbons, three diplomatic sources said.

Nicosia denied linking the two issues and said it needed time to review the proposed measures against the Crimean officials.

Supreme court hears British man’s appeal in lengthy property dispute (Updated)

Conor O’Dwyer, a British man who has been involved in a lengthy and exhausting court battle over a property he bought in the Famagusta district in 2005, presented his appeal to the supreme court in Nicosia on Friday morning.

O’Dwyer appealed the case filed by developer company Christoforos Karayiannas and Son Ltd, who accused him of breach of contract and of defamation.

Bad tenants beware, House passes tougher eviction law

The amendment to the rent control law making it easier to evict bad tenants was passed by the House plenum on Friday.

It was passed with 31 votes in favour, 15 against and two abstentions.

The bill reduces the eviction process for tenants refusing to pay rent, to six months.