East to west: highlights from my Cyprus road trip

The public transport in Cyprus consists of an inexpensive network of bus routes (for example: it costs €3 per person to travel from the airport in Larnaca to a hotel in Protaras). Although the bus network is sizeable, the most convenient way to get around Cyprus is to hire a car. Here are my top […]

6 cheap and fun things to do in Protaras

Protaras is a small town on the east coast of Cyprus, close to the Turkish border and the ghost town of Famagusta. This is my favourite town in Cyprus! But don’t be fooled by its small size, you won’t be bored for a second. Here is a list of 6 fun and cheap activities I […]

Getting off the beaten track in Ayia Napa

The public bus dropped us opposite the ‘I heart Ayia Napa’ sculpture. I took a few photos before slowly making our way towards the sea. Our destination: Nissi Beach, undoubtedly the main attraction in Ayia Napa. We didn’t quite know how to get there, but Google Maps quickly pointed us in the right direction. We […]

Feline infestation: what’s up with all the cats in Cyprus?

[Updated 2019] The moment you step off the airplane or cruise ship onto Cyprus soil, you are likely to trip over one of the many stray cats on the island. They are everywhere. Perhaps the large number of cats in Cyprus isn’t so strange. My research revealed that the evidence for the first domesticated cats […]

Review: Amathus Beach Hotel

Amathus Beach Hotel is a luxury five star hotel close to Limassol, and a proud member of the Leading Hotels in the World. This hotel is a lap of luxury!   Location The Amathus Beach Hotel is an ocean fronted property located in Amathus, 13 km east of Limassol. The hotel is flanked by other […]

Review: Capo Bay Hotel

Nestled in the heart of Protaras, right on the sands of Fig Tree Bay, is Capo Bay Hotel. This lovely five star hotel was my home away from home for a week during my trip to the east coast of Cyprus. Location The location of Capo Bay Hotel couldn’t be better! It sits on the […]