Category Archive: Information

Cyprus conflict – War for Cyprus still going on in school books after 40 years

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War for Cyprus still going on in school books after 40 years Forty years after the division of Cyprus, Greek and Turkish Cypriot schoolchildren are still being taught separate narratives of their shared legacy… Continue reading

Turkish Popstar denied entry into Greece for having Turkish Cyprus Visa

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Turkish Popstar denied entry into Greece for having Turkish Cyprus Visa Turkish popstar Bengü has been denied entry into a Greek island for having a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus visa on her… Continue reading

Ramadan Feast in Turkey and North Cyprus

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Ramadan Feast in Turkey and North Cyprus By Ralph Kratzer Tomorrow, Monday 28th July 2014, starts the Ramadan Feast (Ramazan Bayramı) in Turkey and North Cyprus. It is also called The Sugar Feast (Şeker Bayramı)… Continue reading

Cyprus Future – Unity or Division? A Survey in Cyprus

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Cyprus Future – Unity or Division?  A Survey in Cyprus By Ralph Kratzer I have recently read, that the peace talks between North and South Cyprus broke for the summer at the end… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Celine Busby – Rest in Peace

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Celine Busby – Rest in Peace By Margaret Sheard We have been advised by Trevor and Mary Hughes of the sad news that Celine Busby passed away on Wednesday 23rd July following a… Continue reading

Welcome to my World – A short trip to the Karpaz Peninsula

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Welcome to my World A short trip to the Karpaz Peninsula By Ralph Kratzer Any regular reader of our website knows my penchant for pristine landscapes in general and the Karpaz Peninsula in… Continue reading

Globetrotting – Travel to India and Sri Lanka

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Travel to India and Sri Lanka by Ralph Kratzer Mike Maternaghan, board member of the British Residents Society (BRS) and also member of the The Foreign… Continue reading

North Cyprus Car Clinic Catalkoy – Glyn’s Wheel Turning Tips – July 2014

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Glyn’s Wheel Turning Tips July 2014 From the Car Clinic in Çatalköy By Mary Day Be Aware! Keep Your Vehicle Safe, Dependable and on the road longer   The key to summer driving… Continue reading

Cyprus problem – Turkish public opinion divided about Cyprus

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Turkish public opinion divided about Cyprus Turkish public opinion is divided on what to do about Cyprus, with a quarter supporting “any solution” and an equal number wanting to see two separate states… Continue reading

St Andrew’s Church Kyrenia – Contacts 2014

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St Andrew’s Church Kyrenia For our local readers of cyprusscene.com we would like to introduce the  members of St Andrew’s Church Kyrenia who are waiting to help and assist you. St Andrew’s Church People… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Dawn Vigil event on the 19th of July

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Dawn Vigil event on the 19th of July Dawn Vigil event which is the symbol of freedom of the Turkish Cypriot people will be celebrated this year in line with the 40th anniversary celebrations of… Continue reading

Places to visit – ‘Before you die, take a Bosphorus tour’

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‘Before you die, take a Bosphorus tour’ by Ralph Kratzer You do not know what you should do with your time? You think you’ve seen everything in the world? Looking for inspiration for… Continue reading

The new book by Heidi Trautmann – “North Cyprus my Way”

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“North Cyprus my Way” The new book by Heidi Trautmann by Ralph Kratzer Last week I got a call from a longtime friend, Larissa, who was, together with her husband Uli, my first neighbour… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Centenary of WW1

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Centenary of WW1 in North Cyprus By Margaret Sheard On Monday, 4th August it will be 100 years since the outbreak of World War 1, the date that Great Britain officially entered the… Continue reading

North Cyprus Health Tips by “Dr Irena” – Menopause

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“Dr Irena’s” Health Tips – No. 17  The Menopause Irena Hulson is continuing with her series of health tips, which have been very well received by our readers, especially those who can relate… Continue reading