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Friday, January 17, 2020

Ayia Napa

WARNING ! You’re gonna find it pretty hard to leave this fantasy to go back to reality …

Anyone who knows Napa, knows, that ‘full of youths’ stigma is just a load of media hype and no different from any other top resort! Fact is, it’s so versatile…

Performers Academy of Dance and Theatre Arts, Ayia Napa

Performers is Gemma Costa's blood, sweat and tears, established in 2010, why ?, because dance and theatre is her passion.  It's a cozy, well laid out studio, spotless, with a pro ballet barre, mirrors everywhere and a professionally laid sprung pine dance floor, with a pro of 25 years leading the way!

Poseidonion Athletic Centre, Paralimni

Poseidonion Athletic Centre in Paralimni is divided into five sections, covering an array of fitness programs and choreographed dance and activities ... Here's a little info on each one, but I recommend you to just go and see for yourself, I'm sure you'll be suitably impressed ...

Kobkhun Thai Massage, Kapparis, Paralimni

on arrival I have to say, the place looks really cool, very Thai and professional ... and the Full Body, One Hour Thai Oil massage I chose was, as close to the best massages I've ever had!  So, while I was there I asked owner and masseuse 'Deang' to tell me more ... oh, btw their name, 'Kobkhun' in Thailand means 'Thank you'!, that's exactly what I said after my massage.

 

LarnacaLarnaca

The Hub of Cyprus If you’re staying in Larnaca, this port of old, discovering the island’s other attractions couldn’t be easier with countless day trips in every direction, and meanwhile you’ll find out why it’s…

Fabulous Jewellers, Limassol

This is a family run business, combining experience and a flair for design with traditional Cypriot hospitality presenting a showroom with an extensive and impressive choice of jewellery designs in platinum, gold and silver, individual pieces, fabulous sets and separate diamonds and gemstones, that can be expertly set into your own designs plus a complete silver collection and brand name watches ... icons and neat little, inexpensive souvenirs ...

Ayia Napa Street Art Festival 2019

I'm loving the Mythological theme which will become more and more evident when people describe Ayia Napa to their friends ... I have to say a big 'Well Done' to everyone who organised and is taking part in this year's festival ... this was Day 3 btw

Public & Bank Holidays Cyprus 2019

... with 5 of them falling in April btw, and amazingly as public holidays fall on any day, it's cool that 6 of them fall on a Monday this year, lots of long weekends 😉

limassol night (1) Limassol

Our Capital on the Coast also known as Lemessos it’s by far the largest coastal resort in Cyprus, and was the first town to grow after the Turkish invasion in 1974. Many of Famagusta’s residents moved…

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Yellow Submarine lets the kids Steer !

This is an awesome mini boat trip for kids and grown ups ...

Pafos Zoo

The location is wonderful, up in the hills, with absolutely stunning panoramic views overlooking the St. George coastline of Paphos.  There's over 100,000 sq metres of lush green vegetation, ponds, flowers, and trees including the amazing Silk Floss Tree from South America, covered in thousands of spikes, it's just crazy !

James Hype is back in Napa this Saturday 3rd August 2019!!!

... probably the most talked about 'return to music' for decades, Craig David has sold over 2 million singles with 117 million streams in the past year alone, Craig also won the Best Male Artist at the MOBO Awards in 2016 and Best Collaboration for 'I Know You' with Bastille for at the 2018 NME Awards ...

Intro Lefkosia town sceneNicosia

The Capital is Always worth a visit! Lefkosia or Nicosia, to us die hard’s, lies at the centre of the island, in the Mesaoria Plain, flanked by the northern range of mountains.  A charming city…

Hotels

Cyprus offers a wide variety of accommodation, from luxurious Five Star hotels and resorts, Boutique Hotels, comfortable Four Star hotels, practical Three Star hotels,...
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Hannah Wants to Smash Ayia Napa

... but then she went on to a summer residency for 3 years at the massive Amnesia in Ibiza ... oh, and not to mention her Residency on BBC Radio 1 in 2015 ... Just finishing her first tour in the states, 'popular' is an understatement, even the issue of Mixmag with Hannah on the cover was the best selling of the year ... love it!!!

Dolphin Semi Submarine, Protaras

... Continuing the cruise towards Lover's Bridge, pulling in so close to Sharks Mouth Cave and The Pirates Caves, you have to push them off the rocks ... and then on towards the sea caves where you'll have a chance to jump in and explore the caves or just have a refreshing dip in the beautiful Blue Lagoon during the 45 minute swim stop ... oh, mind you don't lose your Captain to the Aphrodite I Cruises here 😉

Pafos1Paphos

Sunset Boulevard Also known as Pafos, it’s quite a way up the west coast, where the sun turns into a big red doorknob as it sets into the Med … it’s the birthplace of the…

Melekkis Jewellery, Paralimni

... The Decor of their elegant new shop is delightful, from the moment you open those big solid door, the centre piece a spectacular glass bubble chandelier, surrounded by impressive and immaculate displays of the finest exclusively designed jewellery in Cyprus.

Savvas Pottery, Paphos

If you are looking for real, quality pottery by professional and traditional artists this place is definitely worth a visit !

Alcohol, Smokes & Vape

Cyprus has a relaxed attitude towards alcohol and tobacco and it has managed to keep the taxes down on our imports of these products ......

Intro - Paralimni - St Georges Church ScanParalimni & Kapparis

Next to the Lake Paralimni is best described as Ayia Napa and Protaras’ ‘live in’ village, Para-limni means, next to the lake!  And we still have, arguably, our winter fill as evidence, enough to confuse…

Supermarket Europe, Ayia Napa

They specialise in importing foods from all over Europe including; UK, Romania, Russia, Poland, Bulgaria, and even India and all over Asia.  So, great choices in Asian style sauces and ingredients and even Basmati rice by the 20 Kg sack for crazy cheap prices.

Cafes

Sitting in Cafes chatting with your mates is a way of life in Cyprus, but as we joined Europe we noticed a huge swing...

Football

The Cypriots are passionate about football, especially the big competitions, and follow the big European clubs huddled around big TVs.  The last decade has...

Polis & Latchi 20Polis & Latchi

Cyprus’ little secret In the hub of Chrysochou bay, centrally situated between two stunning harbours, Latchi and Pomos, with the Paphos forest to the east and the Akamas peninsula to the west, lays this small…

Wave Dancer I, Paphos

Launched in 2005 ... Wave Dancer I is by far the biggest boat on Paphos Harbour, maybe even in Cyprus ... and I don't just mean the size of the boat, which btw is licensed to hold up to 150 guests, I also mean the whole service which is absolutely amazing, boasting the best variety of mini cruises this side of Athens ...

Cyherbia Botanical Park & Labyrinth, Avgorou

They distill their own essential oils and make fragrant soaps and other herbal products.

Cydive PADI Instructor Development Centre, Kato Paphos

One of the first Dive Centres to open in Cyprus, and is now a PADI IDC, and the leading Dive Centre on the Island with 2 Master Instructors, 6 Master Scuba Trainers, an awesome crew that have been together for years, boasting the highest qualifications available, over 100 sets of dive equipment ready and regularly serviced for your pleasure ...

Protaras Bay by NightProtaras & Pernera

Boasting one of the finest beaches in the world ! Protaras is one of my favourite towns, as it was back in 1991 I came here to work for my first full season and boy…

Aeyialos Beach Bar welcomes Cyprus Rocks 2017

It was the welcome meeting of Cyprus Rocks 2017 ... Aeyialos Beach Bar and Restaurant were our hosts, btw one of the best fish...

New Date for Christmas Market @ Ayia Thekla, Sotira

This market is an annual event for one day only, which this year falls on Saturday 24th November 2018 from 10 am 'til 3 pm and as always it will be a day of fun, shopping and a enjoying a little bartering and a great chance to do most of your Christmas Shopping at really low prices.  oh and don't forget to bring the kids to meet Santa !!!

Hair Republic, Ayia Napa

Hair & Beauty Salon Established in 2008, this salon is a great find ... Three wonderful ladies with decades of experience provide a first class...

Genesis Property Sales, Protaras

Fully Licenced, and growing from strength to strength over the past decade, their portfolio of properties has become enviable, to say the least, and often trusted as an exclusive agent, where their services are extended at a lower cost … So straight away, you’ll notice they always do things ‘above and beyond’ the normal services you’ll find elsewhere.

Savino Rock Bar, Larnaca

Still one of the oldest, most classic, and much loved pubs in Larnaca, after over 30 years ... the decor, all wood, prints and rock memorabilia everywhere, it's traditional, Cypriot, Rock hospitality, all the way!  With music ranging from Classic Rock to Jazz and Rhythm & Blues, and even occasionally, a little Reggae ...

The BBQ Pool Party at Blue Spice, Cyprus Rocks 2019

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... I love the blend of this first choice venue, excellent hospitality, delicious bbq, a mix of rock, jazz and blues, hundreds of like-minded classic rock fans, and tbh, today was one of the highlights of my year ...

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