Cyprus Travel Guides for Backpackers

What not to miss during your weekend in Pafos, Cyprus

Pafos used to be an ancient capital of Cyprus. Located on the west of the island, this place preserves Cyprus historical and cultural monuments.  In 2017 the city was announced a cultural European capital and held a number of events attracting tourists from all over the world. Let’s have a look at places which you shouldn’t miss when spending a weekend in Pafos. Top attractions of Pafos If you are interested not only in beautiful beaches and hotels, Pafos is a place where you can learn about Cyprus history, art and culture by visiting numerous interesting sights, most of which […]
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Things to do in Limassol, Cyprus

Limassol is the second biggest city in Cyprus and one of the most popular tourist destinations. I always recommend visiting it to all my friends spending their holidays on the island. It is a city that has it all: fine dining places,  clean Mediterranean beaches, historical old city, luxurious hotels, entertainment both for children and adults. In other words, it is a city for everyone. Limassol beaches Holidays in Cyprus are about the sea, sun, and fun. Whether you stay in a hotel, an apartment or even a hostel, you won’t be too far from the sea. Limassol has sandy […]
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Limassol: Beach, Sun and Fun!

I lived in Limassol all my life and to be honest I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, it’s the most beautiful city in Cyprus. Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea it’s an absolute dream here. I don’t know if you know this but Cyprus is a sunny island most of the year. It can be October and you can still go to the beach, since the temperature is around 30-32 degrees Celsius. Must Do: • Visit the beach Limassol has absolutely everything a tourist might want and need to see. If you visit Limassol during the summer or until the […]
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Unforgettable Vacations in Ayia Napa

As Summer is coming early in Cyprus, people have plenty of time to enjoy this carefree, fun and relaxing period of the year. Here, people are quite lucky to have sunshine almost all year round, warm temperature and beautiful beaches in each city of the island, except the Capital! One of the most popular and favourite summer destinations of the island for visitors, as well as for the local people, is Ayia Napa. This is a rather small area located in the northern part of Cyprus, in the district of Famagusta. Irrespective of its size, Ayia Napa is a very […]
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Living like a Local in Limassol

I moved to Limassol, Cyprus, three months ago and I’ve learned a lot so far! Whether you’re here for a few days, or you’re settling down to live, hopefully, some of these insights will help and encourage you! Why Limassol? Cyprus’ second-largest, southern-most city, Limassol has a lot to offer you! History, beaches, nightlife, live music, parties and shopping and a beautiful insight into Cypriot culture and lifestyle. The first thing to know about the Cypriots is their motto ‘σιγά σιγά’ (see-ga, see-ga) meaning 'slowly slowly'. If you’re wanting to escape your hectic day-to-day, then a trip to Cyprus could […]
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Cyprus – beaches, mountains, two cultures and more

If you don’t want to choose between beaches or mountains, one country or a trip, and don’t feel like spending a fortune on your holiday, Cyprus is the perfect destination for you! And don’t worry about the language – most of the people (around 80%) are speaking fluent English. Variety of beaches Beautiful Konnos Bay beach in Cyprus Cyprus is an island in the Mediterranean Sea with a summer weather almost all year round. It has amazing beaches so you can relax and enjoy summer baths. If you stay in the cities by the sea (Limassol, […]
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Gorgeous Cape Greco area in Southern part of Cyprus

Cape Greko? Never heard of it. What is that? 1 pic. Cyprus with marked Cape Greco area So once you appeared in this unique island of Cyprus (still divided in two parts by the border) Cape Greco you will find easily (1 pic.). Cape Greco it is area of picturesque Sea Caves, sharp rocky shore and crystal clear blue waters. Where? You just need to take highway and go to the Agia Napa town in the area of Famagusta. Once you reach it there's gonna be plenty of brown direction signs leading to “Cape Greco” (2 pic.). […]
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Experience the Cyprus in 10 days

For anyone who loves hot summers and fine sand, Cyprus is the perfect choice. I am a great lover of the islands, so when I thought about the summer destination this year, after several days of surfing at the Internet and researches about the climate, sea, sand, food and other essential information, Cyprus proved to be ideal. Cyprus is the easternmost island located in the Mediterranean sea near the Turkish coast. It stretches a little more than 9000 km² and with 350 sunny days a year is not surprising that my choice had been fallen at this island. My vacation […]
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Protaras: City at the Cypriot borders

Protaras is touristic resort at the south-east part of Cyprus priding it self with sky-blue clean water, nice sandy beaches, many churches and plenty of 4* and 5* hotels filled with British and Russian tourists. Also due to its location being a city, close to the dividing line which is also known as green line of Cyprus, with possibility to see the legendary ghost town Famagusta.  [single_map_place] Protaras [/single_map_place] … a bit of Political Geography To make clear what is the green line, Famagusta and what borders am I talking about lets have a little look into Cypriot political geography and history. Cyprus, as […]
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