Category Archive: Information

My beloved Alsancak – A Village in Transition – Part 2

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My beloved Alsancak A Village in Transition – Part 2 By Ralph Kratzer In the years before I have written some articles about my adopted homeland, the village – or nowadays better said… Continue reading

North Cyprus Forum.net the Friendly Forum, warns of internet spam

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By Newshound……… North Cyprus Forum.net……… A member of North Cyprus Forum. net, has highlighted a potential serious security risk for internet users in which they pointed out. “There is a scam going around… Continue reading

Fitness – Summer Aqua Classes

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Fitness Summer Aqua Classes Water aerobics (waterobics, aquatic fitness, aquafitness, aquafit) is the performance of aerobic exercise in fairly shallow water such as in a swimming pool. Done mostly vertically and without swimming… Continue reading

Tourism and Environment – All Beaches in TRNC are clean!

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Tourism and Environment All Beaches in TRNC are clean! Escape beach, Alsancak The Tourism and Environment Ministry tested sea water from 44 different points in the country, announcing that all is clear. According… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC – A helpful Organisation for Expats in North Cyprus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC A helpful Organisation for Expats in North Cyprus By Ralph Kratzer The association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC, or for short TFR, was established in 1998 from a rather sad… Continue reading

North Cyprus Trevor’s Tips for June 2016

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By Trevor Hughes…… Dental Care I have commenced my much needed dental care programme recently, which will take some six months to complete. During my discussion with the dentist the thorny subject of… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – June 2016 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – June 2016 By Trevor Hughes I have compiled the Chemist Rota for the month of June 2016 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here  Please note that as… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) – Norwegian National Day 2016

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Norwegian National Day 2016 By Ralph Kratzer Norwegian flag For the member of the Committee of the Association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR), Tommy… Continue reading

North Cyprus Fab Fodder – A guide to great places to eat The Red Lion

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By KarsiyakaKaren….. Update number 1 -The Red Lion Alsancak As a new resident on this beautiful island I am slowly finding my way round the good, the bad and the ugly of some… Continue reading

North Cyprus Forum.net is calling members

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What are you doing this weekend? Going to the beach, shopping or just chilling out and wanting a good read, if so then you may find that on North Cyprus Forum.net You may prefer… Continue reading

KAR Pet Travel now full member of IPATA

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KAR are proud to announce that KAR Pet Travel has now been accepted by IPATA (International Pet and Transport Association) as a full and active member. This follows the successful completion of the… Continue reading

North Cyprus Heritage – Mausoleum for Rauf Raif Denktaş

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North Cyprus Heritage Mausoleum for Rauf Raif Denktaş Rauf Denktas´ grave Work will start this year on the construction of a mausoleum for the late Founding TRNC President Rauf Raif Denktaş. The news… Continue reading

Cyprus – Earthquake Shocks in Larnaca this Morning

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Earthquake Shocks in Larnaca this Morning An earthquake of 4.2 magnitude on the Richter scale was felt early this morning at 3:18am. According to the [Greek Cypriot] Geological Survey Department of the Ministry… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Renewing Residency Permit

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By Brenda Fletcher….. On 10th May I travelled to Lefkoşa to renew, once again, my residency permit, the past two years have flown by. The process was virtually seam free as there is now… Continue reading

Girne Municipality – Traffic Awareness Day – 15th May 2016

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Girne Municipality Traffic Awareness Day By Ralph Kratzer It has come to my attention that Girne Municipality (Belediyesi) are organising a traffic awareness day on Sunday, 15th May 2016 from 10:30 to 13:30, to create… Continue reading

Turkey to abolish Visas for Greek Cypriots as Part of EU Deal

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Turkey to abolish Visas for Greek Cypriots as Part of EU Deal Greek Cypriots will no longer require visas to visit Turkey under an EU-Turkey agreement on visa liberalization, however this does not… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Trevor’s Tips – May 2016 – Sharing News

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By Trevor Hughes…… Citizens Advice Cyprus I have it on good authority [Pembe herself] that she has now given up running the Citizens Cyprus Office in Çatalköy. For those who wish to retrieve… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – May 2016 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – May 2016 By Trevor Hughes I have compiled the Chemist Rota for the month of May 2016 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here  Please note that as… Continue reading