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Polemi Lockdown

Cyprus is in lockdown, for its own good. We are allowed to leave the house for exercise, so a brisk walk around the block was in order. And fortunately, we have a very scenic block...

Exploring Evretou

We never get bored of exploring the Cyprus countryside in Springtime, This is a good job, as social distancing prevents us from blogging about anywhere vaguely populated. The other day we took our swanky new 360 camera for a spin. The pictures proved popular, especially to people pining for a holiday cut-short. So here are the pictures we took with our usual camera as we were on our travels.

From Toumpallos to Saranta Kolones

This is the final stage of our detailed tour of Paphos Archaeological Park, and we have saved some of the best attractions to last. So come with us as we finish the journey in style...

The Church of St George Nicoxylitis

Spring is in the air, so on Sunday we took a drive to blow the winter sniffles and colds away. On a scenic route to Polis we stumbled upon this church and an old abandoned monastery, not to mention some stunning countryside...

Latest News Articles

Cabinet approves expropriation of private land in Peyia to protect Mediterranean

Good news for the Mediterranean monk seal (

According to the announcement, today’s decision is of great importance for the preservation of the small population of Monachus Monachus in Cyprus.

The move was an initiative of the Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis and fall within Cyprus’ international obligations to effectively protect the species.

Traditional postal services to resume on Friday

Cyprus Post announced on Tuesday that traditional postal services (regular mail, parcels, EMS Datapost) will resume on Friday, April 3, 2020, for the following destinations:

1. Belgium

2. Greece

3. Germany

4. United Kingdom

5. United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Animal Party: Pet owners can leave home without SMS

Pet owners can leave their home with their pets without SMS permission provided they stay close by, Animal Party Cyprus said on Tuesday.

In an announcement, the party said that it had contacted the Agriculture Ministry on the issue after new rules came into force at 6 am which restrict the right to exit the house to one permit a day.

Tougher new measures to contain Covid-19

Permission to leave the house will be limited to once a day and gatherings at houses will be restricted only to its residents, under new tough restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus that come into effect at 6 am on Tuesday.