Lara Bay is famous for the turtles but if you want to get away from the maddening crowds its one of the few places we can call paradise in paradise !
I was delighted to be invited to find out more about this exceptional, luxury chocolate manufacturing company. Established in 1990 by Constantinos' father Stavros. Their story is almost as lovely as their chocolate tastes ... omg! Constantinos made me very welcome as we talked about how it all started ...
Andreas installs probably the best sound, light and automation equipment money can buy and to say he's a perfectionist is an understatement ... btw, you've probably been listening to his sound equipment and looking admiringly at his architectural lighting designs without even realising it! Because, his work is evident in many restaurants, bars, cafes, hotels, nightclubs, retail outlets, boat cruises and private homes from Paralimni to Paphos and everywhere in between ... Click here to check out his Portfolio
I met up with the owner Nicos Pyrgos for a chat, and it soon became obvious that this guy has exceptional knowledge about fireworks ... after all, his father Marios launched the company back in 1986, laughing, Nicos said, "I've got gunpowder in my veins"! ... ha! my type of guy!
... this lady excels when it comes to presentation ... Flower arranging is an art, to maria its 20 years experience in a whole new world and Maria has that natural creative flair to get it right for every occasion, each design a little different, with a personal touch just for you !
George showed me around the grounds explaining; "You can learn so much about marine life here, and rivers and swamps and the Penguins, the first ever in the Mediterranean region, naturally kept comfortable in the appropriate climate controlled environment". Just watching one of their videos I amazingly learned that all Gold Fish don't have stomachs, so they have to keep eating, which means you should feed them small amounts 5 times a day, probably why I was never successful keeping one, but now I know!
Behind all those hedges, you'll find a really cool covered garden area with a smaller uncovered area. Inside it's all wood and benches, comfy chairs, sidelights and candles, artifacts all over the walls and ceiling, it's set on two more floors, which separate off into bars, lounges and little cubby holes, each with at least one TV screen and there's even a separate Pool and Games Room and an awesome kitchen that doesn't close 'til midnight ...
Standing proud at the top of Hero's Square, right in the heart of Limassol, a place where people gather, in days of old a mix of Greek and Turkish Cypriots, apparently once a red light district, now a mix of popular stylish bar's and eateries, and as the decline of cinema in the 80's inspired the new Rialto Theatre, that launched in 1999 and helped to develop the area into a hive of activities, cultural or not!
One of the most influential fashion stores in Cyprus, here you’ll find collections by; FILA, Calvin Klein, Bench, tfnc, Wal G, Pepe Jeans Shoes, Jack & Jones, Solid, Only, Sixth June, Shine Original, Sik Silk, Superdry, Vero Moda, and there’s many more new labels on the way!