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Paphos Life has a News section. We scour the web looking for suitable articles, and post snippets of them here. The process is semi-automatic. Once we have identified a News Source, we write a routine to import a link and create a news article.

If you are worried about content duplication, don't be.

  1. We never print the full story.
  2. We include a nice big button at the end of the snippet, directing the reader to the News Site the story originated from. News Sources
  3. Every news page we show has the HTML attribute "CANONICAL" set to the originating page. In English, this means that the search engines know that your page is the source of the article, and our page acknowledges this. News Sources

If you are a News Source and you want us to use your stories, just drop us a line at admin@paphoslife.com. We don't ask for any back links in return, and you won't have to provide us with any technical details. We will examine your site and work out the simplest way to extract data.

If we are using your news site and you would like us to stop, please also contact us at the above address. We will be happy to oblige if that is what you want.

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Latest Blog Articles

Venetian Bridges: Skarfos

We have been meaning to look at Venetian Bridges for some time, so today I thought I would start with Skarfos, as this is easily accessible and is the Western-most Venetian Bridge that I am aware of. Situated just off the road to Simou from the B7, it may not be the most spectacular bridge Cyprus has to offer, but there are enough other attractions nearby to make it worth your journey, as you shall see...

What Are These Mystery Tags?

I am taking a break from my normal blogs to pose a question. On my travels throughout Cyprus, while I have been photographing interesting locations for blogs, I have often stumbled across some mysterious tags. They consist of a date, and an initial or two. I have photographed them as I explored, but have never included the photos in a blog because it doesn't really fit in with the blog's theme. However, I have now amassed sufficient tag pictures for them to warrant a blog in their own right. And my question to you is simple; why are they there?

Vretsia Tavern Revisited

A few months ago, I wrote a blog about the abandoned village of Vretsia. I also did a supplementary blog about Vretsia Taven which, until last summer had still been open seasonally, for hunters and the like. In that blog, I reported that it had obviously had a nasty fire, as it was very badly burned. Well yesterday we were giving some guests a tour of the area, and we popped in to see the tavern. I was pleasantly surprised with what I found...

Sparti Adventure Park

We have driven past Sparti Adventure Park in previous visits to Paphos Forest and the Troodos. However, we normally have another destination in mind, so have never paid it a visit until now. Last sunday, some Cypriot friends invited us along and we jumped at the chance. It is a fair drive from Paphos, but the scenery along the way is beautiful, and you will be driving on regular roads, so any rental car will be fine. We cut through Paphos Forest in our 4x4, but that is the subject of another blog!

Latest News Articles

Pharma residues on fresh produce on the rise

The State Laboratory in Cyprus says it is concerned with the increase in multi-pharmacy levels in both local and imported fresh and dried produce.

Cop rescues British expat in sea off Paphos

An police officer rushed to the aid of a British woman in distress on Tuesday afternoon off Paphos’ Public Baths beach.

Attempted murder at Polis camping ground

Police in Polis Chrysochous, Paphos are investigating the attempted murder of a 36-year-old man in Polis Chrysochous camping ground just after midnight on Sunday.

Initial police reports indicate that the victim is a 36-year-old Larnaca man who was stabbed in the back.

Cyprus marks second Turkish invasion

Most of Cyprus was on Monday marking 43 years since the second invasion of the island by Turkish Armed Forces.