Category Archive: Tourism

North Cyprus – The Reels Are Turning For The Island’s Golden Island International Film Festival

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The Reels Are Turning For The Island’s Brand New Film Festival “Golden Island International Film Festival”   Over 100 films from around the world have now been submitted for showing or competition at the… Continue reading

Dance of Cyprus Whirling Dervis for Tulips at Bellapais Monastery

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Dance of Cyprus Whirling Derviş for Tulips at Bellapais Monastery By Mary Day A spectacular night of entertainment will be combined with raising money for Tulips on Sunday 7th September  when Dance of… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Ladera Cottage, Ozankoy

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Ladera Cottage, Ozanköy A Labour of Love By Margaret Sheard We were recently invited by Sue Ayre to see the cottage in Ozanköy which she has lovingly restored to a traditional Cypriot home… Continue reading

The North Shield Pub at Le Chateau Lambousa Hotel Lapta opens with Andrew Sings…..

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The North Shield Pub at Le Chateau Lambousa Hotel Lapta   opens with Andrew Sings…..   By Chris Elliott I have been visiting and writing about the redevelopment of Le Chateau Lambousa Hotel… Continue reading

North Cyprus – The Village of Arapkoy or Klepini

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The Village of Arapköy or Klepini   By Chris Elliott Pictures by Mary Day Over the years I have been to Arapköy many times and in the early visits it was on business… Continue reading

Le Chateau Lambousa – Mevlana performance

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The Whirling Dervishes at Le Chateau Lambousa By Margaret Sheard Video by Chris Elliott It seems it is becoming a regular event to visit Le Chateau Lambousa to attend a function and the… Continue reading

Le Chateau Lambousa – The Vision Realised

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Serhat Akpinar – The Vision Realised Le Chateau Lambousa By Margaret Sheard Video by Chris Elliott Some 12 months ago, we were privileged to have an opportunity of a meeting with Serhat Akpinar,… Continue reading

Sabrina Boat Tours – Vinyasa Yoga with Suzie Heijari

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A Boat Trip with a Difference By Margaret Sheard… Many people like to take a boat trip from Girne Harbour, sailing around the coast and enjoying the sea breeze and view of the… Continue reading

Arabahmet Culture and Art House opens

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Arabahmet Culture and Art House opens with a Spectacular Ceremony By gautalk.. Girne American University (GAU) Cultural Heritage Management has revived the Nicosia region through the restoration and renovation of the Arabahmet Culture… Continue reading

7th Lapta Tourism Festival Folklore Evening

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7th Lapta Tourism Festival Folklore Evening By Margaret Sheard Photos by Chris Elliott The build up to the 7th Lapta Tourism Festival started with a special folk evening for invited guests at the… Continue reading

Nicosia Initiative declaration released

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Nicosia Declaration released by Nicosia Initiative By gautalk Nicosia Initiative, comprising some organizations operating in Nicosia, requested from the Administrative for Nicosia to be inclusive, participatory, equitable, healthy, green, sustainable and livable city… Continue reading

GAU present Lineage Tracking documentary to the public

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“Lineage Tracking” documentary presented to the Public By gautalk The “Lineage Tracking” documentary, which was prepared by Girne American University (GAU) Cultural Heritage Management Centre for the university’s 30th year, was presented to… Continue reading

Le Chateau Lambousa is reborn

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Le Chateau Lambousa Hotel is reborn The vision of two extraordinary people By Margaret Sheard.. Photos by Chris Elliott.. At last, after much planning and hard work by GAU, Le Chateau Lambousa had… Continue reading

7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Press Conference

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7th Lapta Tourism Festival Press Conference in the fine Kadı Menteşoğlu Konağı building By Margaret Sheard The 7th Lapta Tourism Festival is nearing its end for another year with still a variety of… Continue reading

Turkey – New entry visa requirements for British Nationals

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Turkey entry visas for British Nationals By Chris Elliott For those British Citizens living in North Cyprus or where ever, the temptation to visit and see the wonders of Turkey are so well… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Walking around Lefke reservoir with cyprusscene.com

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Walking around Lefke reservoir with cyprusscene.com By Chris Elliott Having been to Lefke twice now, I thought I would return and explore more of this fascinating town so I drove back to the… Continue reading