Category Archive: Tourism

TRNC threatens legal Action over Booking Website Boycott

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TRNC threatens legal Action over Booking Website Boycott The Turkish Cypriot Minister of Tourism is set to begin a legal attack against the world’s largest hotel reservations website. The spat comes after scores… Continue reading

To North Cyprus: 3000 miles, 12 days, 10 countries, 4 currencies and 2 ferries (part 2)

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To North Cyprus: 3000 miles, 12 days, 10 countries, 4 currencies and 2 ferries (part 2)   Steven Roberts continues his account of a drive to Cyprus….. Leaving Plovidiv in Bulgaria we felt we… Continue reading

To North Cyprus: 3000 miles, 12 days, 10 countries, 4 currencies and 2 ferries (part 1)

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To North Cyprus: 3000 miles, 12 days, 10 countries, 4 currencies and 2 ferries (part 1)   By Steven Roberts…….. “You’re going to DRIVE to Cyprus?” That was the reaction of most of our… Continue reading

Northern Cyprus – Discovering Yesilirmak

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Northern Cyprus – Discovering Yeşilirmak   By Margaret Sheard….. We recently met Havva, a Turkish Cypriot lady whose family run the Vouni King Restaurant and Boutique Hotel in Yeşilirmak and she asked us… Continue reading

Cyprus culture and traditions – Midsummer Nights by Lois Cemal

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Midsummer Nights Personal Notes on Village Fairs by a foreign wife   By Lois Cemal…. An accidental fall from a homemade roundabout at a school fun fair left me with a broken arm… Continue reading

Nitovikla Garden Hotel, Kumyali – A traditional Cypriot experience

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Nitovikla Garden Hotel, Kumyali – a Traditional Cypriot experience We stayed at the Nitovikla Garden Hotel in October 2015. We really enjoyed our one night stay and I wrote an article at the… Continue reading

Memories of a BEA Stewardess – Viscount flight to Jersey

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Memories of a BEA Stewardess Viscount flight to Jersey By Anne Woods…. Le Chignon Francaise It was a quick very early morning Jersey and I thought to myself this has to be a… Continue reading

Gecitkoy Dam visit by ex-servicemen of Suffolk Regiment in Cyprus

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The Suffolk Regiment “Old Boys” in Cyprus – 56 years on   By Margaret Sheard….. We catch up with some of the Suffolk Regiment “old boys” when they come to Kyrenia for the… Continue reading

ASAP All Stars – Thoughts for the week – Looking Back and Goodbye

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ASAP ALL STARS  Thoughts for the week Looking Back and Goodbye   Christine  Looking Back – Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed. You can bandage the… Continue reading

ASAP All Stars – Thoughts for the week – “3 Wishes”

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ASAP ALL STARS  Thoughts for the week “3 Wishes”   Christine  3 Wishes – My first wish is my Family and Friends will always be Protected, Healthy and Happy. My second wish is… Continue reading

ASAP All Stars – Thoughts for the week – “Hobbies”

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ASAP ALL STARS  Thoughts for the week “Hobbies”   Christine  Hobbies – I can’t say I have one particular hobby. Music and song writing I would class more of a passion although I… Continue reading

ASAP All Stars – Thoughts for the week – “Family”

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ASAP ALL STARS  Thoughts for the week “Family”   Christine  Family – In my experience it’s difficult to define the literal meaning of the word Family. My mum was without doubt one of… Continue reading

Efendi Restaurant, Girne – with Amy and Rachel

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Efendi Restaurant, Girne An evening with Amy and Rachel   By Margaret Sheard….. We have been trying to visit the venues where ASAP legal entertainers are performing and so a table was booked… Continue reading

Buyukkonuk Eco Day – 11th October 2015

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Bűyűkkonuk Eco Day By Margaret Sheard….. Having missed a couple of the Eco Day events in Bűyűkkonuk this year and also having another commitment for Sunday 11th October, rather than miss this Eco Day,… Continue reading

The Kumyali Nature Walk for Children with Special Needs – Hotel Accommodation

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  The Kumyali Nature Walk for Children with Special Needs – Hotel Accommodation   The Kumyali Nature Walk for Children with Special Needs will take place on Sunday, 18th October 2015. One of the… Continue reading

ASAP All Stars – Thoughts for the week – “LOVE”

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ASAP ALL STARS  Thoughts for the week “LOVE”   Christine  Love – Whilst working with a band in Manchester  in the UK, we wrote “Loved Down” and here are some of the lyrics….… Continue reading

ASAP All Stars – Thoughts for the week – “Favourite Venues”

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ASAP ALL STARS  Thoughts for the week “Favourite Venues”   Christine  Favourite Venues It’s difficult to choose a favourite venue as each venue I sing at has its own style, customer base and… Continue reading

Uncovering the origins of the people of Lurucina/Akincilar by Ismail Veli

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Uncovering the origins of the people of Lurucina/Akincilar.   By Ismail Veli……. Bu yazının Türkce çevrisini okumak isteyen burada tıklayın. One of the most talked and debated issues of the people of Lurucina… Continue reading