North Cyprus Articles

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15 February, 2010
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North Cyprus Life – Banking

It has always been said that the French invented bureaucracy, so that may be, but to us who live here it seems that the Cypriots who have taken it to a stratospheric level! We have all encountered unwieldy working methods […]
26 October, 2009
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The Eaved House

This house is to be found in the street heading south from the pedestrian precinct behind the Sultan’s Library. It is a restored building that is now used as a cultural centre and exhibition hall. There are long galleries where […]
26 October, 2009
Enkomi Ruins

Enkomi

The remains of this copper producing city were first discovered in 1896, but as the first excavations produced evidence of burials, it was thought that this was just an extension of the Salamis necropolis. In the 1930’s it was excavated […]
5 November, 2009
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Turkish Language

Turkish is spoken by over 63 million people worldwide, and originates from Ottoman Turkish, which dates back nearly 1,200 years. The Ottoman Turkish language was based mainly on Arabic and Persian, but was replaced under one of Ataturk’s reforms in 1928, […]
25 October, 2009

Bellapais Abbey

Bellapais Abbey | Kyrenia The Abbey of Bellapais has drawn visitors to the island of Cyprus since medieval times when the abbey was built. From the pilgrims who trod the ancient paths in search of a miracle through to the […]
26 November, 2009

Jashans

There are many Indian Restaurant on the Island, but the one that stands out to me is Jashans. Not only for its delicious authentic food but also the excellent service they offer. Riaz, the owner, is always around to offer […]
2 December, 2009

Carpenters

Carpenters Restaurant in Karaoglanoglu is recognized from the main road by its sign which is in the styled after the 1970’s pop group of the same name. This a family run restaurant whose members used to work in the carpentry […]
26 October, 2009
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Haydar Pasha Mosque (Church of St Catherine)

This 14th Century church built during the Lusignan period is, after the Selimiye mosque, the most impressive and beautiful piece of Gothic architecture left standing in Nicosia. It is a single aisle structure, elegantly understated in the simplicity of its […]
25 October, 2009

Independence to the Present Day

North Cyprus If it is possible to put aside the volumes of propaganda that have been written about what is now known generally as “The Cyprus Problem”, and look at the situation from an historical viewpoint rather than an hysterical […]
26 November, 2009

The Dream Castle Restaurant

The Dream castle in Ozankoy is a new restaurant that has been built in the design of a castle. The inside has lovely décor featuring marble flooring from Turkey. It has a large roof top terrace which has stunning  views […]