Category Archive: Tourism

Leisure Time and Tourism – Activities in Northern Cyprus

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Leisure Time and Tourism Activities in Northern Cyprus Introduction by Ralph Kratzer There are many ways to pass the time in Northern Cyprus, either as a tourist or as a resident. Of course… Continue reading

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

Altinkaya Fish Restaurant, Alsancak on 18th June 2016

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Altinkaya Fish Restaurant, Alsancak 18th June 2016 By Kathy Martin… Saturday 18th June 2016 I invited my friend Cathy Lund to join me at the Altinkaya Fish Restaurant, Alsancak on the recommendation of… Continue reading

Alesta Restaurant, Girne/Kyrenia

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Alesta Restaurant, Girne/Kyrenia By Kathy Martin… After Alistair and I arrived here in May 2006, it didn’t take us long to spot “Alistair’s Restaurant aka ALESTA” and we said to ourselves “One day… Continue reading

Kervan Restaurant, Karaoğlanoğlu on 14th June 2016

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Kervan Restaurant, Karaoğlanoğlu By Kathy Martin… Tuesday 14th June 2016 as I was over on the other (west) side of Girne/Kyrenia, for the NCCT coffee morning, not somewhere I frequent as usual, I… Continue reading

North Cyprus – One Man in a Bus by Robert Wingfield – Review

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By Margaret Sheard …… Book Review  “One Man in a Bus” by Robert Wingfield We were told of this travel book by Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR) and the fact that the author, Robert Wingfield,… Continue reading

Museum of Cypriot Ethnicity aka Etnografya Muzesi in Taşkent

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Museum of Cypriot Ethnicity aka Etnografya Muzesi in Taşkent Aynur Rigby had arranged with Levent Osman, her cousin, for a few of the Frozen Cypriots group to visit Taşkent, in Northern Cyprus, on… 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

A 400 Year Resurrection Of William Shakespeare

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By Peter Wills…….. To quote William Shakespeare, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women  merely players.  They have their exits and their entrances;  And one man in his time… Continue reading

7th Lefke Annual Walnut Festival

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The 7th Walnut Festival will take place on the 28th and 29th May 2016 in Lefke town centre. There are a range of events planned over the two days of the festival to… Continue reading

Yesilirmak Strawberry Festival 2016

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By Margaret Sheard….. The Yesilirmak Strawberry Festival was held this year from 29th April to 1st May and  having never been to this festival before we made a point of visiting on Saturday… Continue reading

Almond Holiday Village, Alsancak – ready for 2016

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  By Margaret Sheard….. The Almonds is an extremely friendly hotel and holiday complex in Alsancak, a family run business which gives a lot of attention to the comfort their guests to ensure… Continue reading

2nd Yesilirmak Strawberry Trek – Review

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By Margaret Sheard….. On Sunday 27th March we travelled to east to attend the 2nd Yeşilırmak Strawberry Trek which started from Vouni Palace.  We didn’t join the trek but were told when we… Continue reading

Othello On Location in Northern Cyprus

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“…O, beware my Lord, of jealousy!  It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on…,”  William Shakespeare, Othello, Act3 Scene3   This was just one of the stirring speeches… Continue reading

2nd Traditional Yeşilırmak Strawberry Trek

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2nd Traditional Yeşilırmak Strawberry Trek   By Margaret Sheard….. We have been given news from our friends at Vouni King Restaurant and Hotel in Yeşilırmak of the 2nd traditional Yeşilırmak Strawberry Trek which… Continue reading

2016 News from the Almond Village, Alsancak

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2016 News from the Almond Village, Alsancak   By Chris Elliott…….   We have visited the Almond village many times and found it to be a great place to go and enjoy the surroundings… Continue reading

Celebi Garden Hotel, Mehmetcik – A lovely location for Karpaz exploring

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Çelebi Garden Hotel, Mehmetçik A lovely location for Karpaz exploring By Margaret Sheard….. We had learned from our friend Adem Bayman of his friend’s hotel, Çelebi Garden Hotel in Mehmetçik which is situated in… Continue reading

A Film Commission for Northern Cyprus

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A Film Commission for Northern Cyprus By Chris Elliott…… I have been following the activities of fellow writer and friend, Peter Wills and trying to help him in any way possible to achieve… Continue reading