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Yesterday my wife and I took a stroll round Paphos harbour with it’s fine selection of dining areas, potential boat trips, some expensive boats and the old castle that was playing host to the Ninth Paphos Beer Festival. The area was packed, mostly with people wanting to taste beers from around the world. My wife […]

About a year or so ago I tried to buy an apartment in Peyia in Cyprus. For reasons beyond my control that purchase fell through and it’s only just now that another property has come onto the market which will do quite nicely for renting out to holidaymakers. This time it’s in Kouklia and it’s […]

I’ve mentioned Kalamies Beach before, but never said much about the area because at first there only appears to be a beach here, but there are a few hidden gems. Kalamies is close to the town of Pernera which is part of greater Protaras. Some would argue the Pernera is separate from Protaras but I […]

It’s looking more and more like a good investment buying in Cyprus and renting out as short term holiday lets. The banks here aren’t offering a very good return on investment and I suspect that’s true in many parts of Europe. So on that basis we drove to Paphos on Saturday to check out a […]