Category Archive: Tourism

Project Roots – Clean up Kucuk Erenkoy’s Beaches!


Project Roots – Clean up Küçük Erenkőy’s Beaches! By Chris Elliott…. Having helped the Luckhurst family at the Roots bar with a few promotional articles in the past about the Roots Ramblers, it… Continue reading

Lois Cemal – Unscrambling Breakfast in Cyprus


UNSCRAMBLING BREAKFAST IN CYPRUS Personal notes by a foreign wife By Lois Cemal…. Most world travelers would agree that taste preferences and rituals concerning food and eating are influenced by our cultural background. … Continue reading

A Tribute to Kemal Tunc – Pioneer of Turkish Cypriot Theatre


A Tribute to Kemal Tunç A pioneer of Turkish Cypriot Theatre By Margaret Sheard…. During a recent visit to Bűyűkkonuk for the Donkey Day festival, Chris wandered off to explore and discovered some… Continue reading

Valentine’s Night at the Almond Holiday Village, Alsancak


Valentine’s Night at Almond Holiday Village By Margaret Sheard…. What a breathtaking welcome we had at the Almond Holiday Village when we arrived for the Valentine’s Night celebration.  The entrance to the dining… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Cypriot Bread


THE HUMBLE LOAF Personal notes about Cypriot Bread By Lois Cemal… I was recently made aware of the existence of a kitchen gadget that mixes, kneads, raises and bakes a loaf of bread… Continue reading

Bűyűkkonuk – Donkey Day


Bűyűkkonuk – Donkey Day By Margaret Sheard…. Sunday 8th February was the traditional Donkey Day festival in Bűyűkkonuk which is held on the nearest Sunday to St Valentine’s Day each year. We arrived… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Men and the coffee shop


Men and the coffee shop Personal notes from a foreign wife By Lois Cemal…. Having observed several coffee houses brim full of men who were apparently doing nothing, a visitor to Cyprus once… Continue reading

First Consult Cyprus move to new offices


First Consult Cyprus move to new offices By Margaret Sheard…. We have known and been involved with Incilay Fell for a few years in connection with the Doğanköy Community Association and the lovely… Continue reading

Komi Kebir and its legends by Ismail Veli


Komi Kebir and its legends   By Ismail Veli…… The village of Büyükkonuk/Komi Kebir in North Cyprus lies about 4-5 miles north-east of Boğaz in the lowland foothills of the Beşparmak Kyrenia mountain range, which is the… Continue reading

My Travel Report – A Brit in Bavaria – A Bavarian in UK – Part 1 – AUGSBURG


A Brit in Bavaria – A Bavarian in UK Good old times vs. modern times… Part 1 – AUGSBURG by Ralph Kratzer My girlfriend Sarah is English, I am from Bavaria in Southern… Continue reading

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


‘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!


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


“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


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


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

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