Archives for May 2009

London Buses Arrive In Cyprus

It’s not a sight you see very often in Cyprus – and it needed special approval from the authorities, but last week saw the arrival on the island of two red, open-top double-decker buses. The Cyprus Mail reported the arrival of the buses and the enterprising activities of the Red Bus Company, which has plans […]

Ancient Religious Site Uncovered

If you’re interested in history, there is plenty of it to be found in Cyprus. Recently, the Cyprus Weekly and the Financial Mirror, along with a number of international newspapers, reported on an Italian archeological find close to Limassol. An Italian archeologist, Maria Rosario Belgiorno, claims to have discovered Cyprus’ oldest religious site – a […]

New Cyprus Tourism Initiatives

The Cyprus News Agency and the Financial Mirror both reported this week on a new tourism initiative between Cyprus and Russia. Antonis Paschalides, the Cypriot Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism has been in Moscow this week for the 4th International Tourist Exhibition, known as “Intourmarket 2009”, organised by the Russian government.  The President of […]

Paphos Cyprus plays host to 60s stars

If you’re of a certain age and remember the swinging sixties, then the place to be this coming weekend is Paphos Fort. On Saturday, 30th May, the ancient fort will be throbbing to the sounds of sixties music sensations, The Searchers and The Foundations, who will be performing live to the delight of their many […]