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The restaurant watch-list of the month

My to-visit list is getting longer and longer! I don’t want to keep you in suspense, however, so here is my watch list for the next month. If you beat me to it let me know [...]

5 Things to do in Autumn

1. Do a road trip to the mountains. Autumn is the best season for the mountains. You can enjoy a change in the colours of the trees and actually experience the change in season. It is [...]

Where to go when in Protaras and Ayia Napa

Since I was a child on our weekends in Protaras my family and I always used to go to tavernas around the area. In fact, it is something we keep doing. I am wondering, why do [...]

The first Cypriot and Proud product is now available!

I love food and anything that has to do with it. That’s why the first product by Cypriot and Proud had to be food related. But let’s be honest, I am no designer. This is why Cypriot [...]

Reviewing the best donuts around

I don’t think donuts are the new “frozen yogurt” but I feel I see more and more of these little sweet, sugary bready things lately. So I thought of doing a little research on what’s available. [...]

Best Mountain Tavernas for winter – updated

All I want to do is go to the mountains and eat traditional food in a warm and cosy place. This is why although I wrote a similar article last year I would like to renew [...]

Organic Food Market- Autumn veggies

Ayia Fyla (directions below), 99332581, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) Sat mornings Remember a few months ago when I had a post on probably the only proper organic food market in Limassol? We are talking about people selling vegetables [...]

Road trip-ping towards Kelefou bridge

As you have probably noticed I like exploring our little island. I like visiting new villages, new tavernas and generally new places. The truth is however, that I haven’t been anywhere new for a long time. [...]

Top 10 things to do in a Cypriot summer

Eat a sandwich from Profitis Elias’s kiosk in Protaras Rent a boat from Latsi port and visit Blue Lagoon in Akamas Eat “kleftiko” wrapped in paper at Porfyrios in Peristerona village Drink “frappe” in a plastic pint [...]

Home-grown organic food market in Limassol

Agia Fyla (off Lisimahou street), 99332581, LEMESOS (LIMASSOL) If I had to list the top 5 discoveries of the year this would be one of them. It’s like these people heard me complain and provided exactly [...]

Limassol Marina: it’s here!

When I first came to Cyprus 2.5 years ago and everybody was saying “why did you ever come back?”, “there is nothing to do here”, “it’s too small” or any other bad comment regarding the island [...]

Limassol dining “al fresco”

I know I keep saying this, but for a city by the coast, Limassol does not have nearly enough restaurants by the sea. Thankfully though it does have quite a few places where one can eat [...]