Category Archive: Tourism

‘Fish’ will open the very first Golden Island International Film Festival

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‘Fish’ will open the very first Golden Island International Film Festival   The Golden Island International Film Festival (GIIFF), in partnership with Creditwest Bank, is delighted to announce that the Opening Night film… Continue reading

Roots Ramblers, Castle To Castle Challenge – Job Done!

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Roots Ramblers, Castle To Castle Challenge – Job Done!   By Chris Elliott It was a great delight recently to receive an article from Tina Luckhurst about the activities of the Roots Ramblers… Continue reading

GAU initiative for Cyprus archaeological and cultural heritage

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“GAU initiates a new period for the Archaeological and Cultural Heritage of Cyprus” By gautalk…. First in Cyprus, the International Design Workshop which is to be held in Girne American University, will be… Continue reading

Golden Island International Film Festival – Questionnaire

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Golden Island International Film Festival Questionnaire   What are the views and activities of all ex-pats in North Cyprus when watching films?   By Peter Wills I am sure by now that you will have… Continue reading

Karpaz GAU Forest grows

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KARPAZ GAU FOREST GROWS FOR A GREEN FUTURE By gautalk The first attempt of tree planting in the surrounding area of Karpaz Life Campus, which was initially established for the reinforcement and development… Continue reading

Celebrating 15 Years at the Award Winning Almond Holiday Village

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Celebrating 15 Years at the Award Winning Almond Holiday Village By Andrew Tait Andrew sings….. recently had the honour and privilege to entertain guests at the Almond Holiday Village in Alsancak when the award… Continue reading

Dogankoy Church Refurbishment

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Doğanköy Church Refurbishment September 2014 By Margaret Sheard…. On Sunday 7th September 2014 I went along to the old Doğanköy Church (Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary) to meet with Paula Shirley and… Continue reading

North Shield Bar at Le Chateau Lambousa, Lapta

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The North Shield Bar at Le Chateau Lambousa By Margaret Sheard On one of our fairly frequent visits to Le Chateau Lambousa Hotel, we were introduced to Cathy Bevan who has recently taken… Continue reading

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