Information About Living In Northern Cyprus

20 January, 2010

Eco-Tourism in North Cyprus

as more people become aware of the fragility of the planet, so Eco-Tourism becomes more popular. The damage that can be done, by carbon emissions and the devastation of the rain forests, are just two examples of the destructive impact […]
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 […]
22 November, 2009

Festivals

In accordance with the rest of the Muslim world, festivals and religious holidays are observed in accordance with the calendar and the phases of the moon. This means that the major festivals are moveable and it is always advisable to […]
24 November, 2009
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Weather and Climate in North Cyprus

Cyprus has a hot and dry summer, and during the hottest months of July and August the coastal areas have relatively high humidity, making the day time temperature seem much hotter than it really is. Temperatures start to rise towards […]
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, […]
22 November, 2009

Getting to North Cyprus

There are several options for getting to North Cyprus, but by far the easiest and worry free is to book through a reputable and specialist holiday company that will arrange a stay to accommodate all tastes that include, walking, botanical […]
5 November, 2009

Healthcare

Healthcare in North Cyprus If you fall ill and need medical help there is no need to worry as Northern Cyprus is well equipped with three state hospitals and numerous private hospitals and clinics. For a visitor attending the casualty […]
27 September, 2011
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Cyprus Life – Autumn Rain

Like many ex-pats I try to escape from Cyprus for some of the hottest weeks of summer and have recently returned from the UK where I spent four blissful weeks soaking up the cool weather. There were some sunny days […]
18 February, 2010
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North Cyprus Life – Market Days

All the major towns, Kyrenia, Famagusta, Iskele and Guzelyurt have their open markets on different days of the week. The big covered market in Nicosia is open every day except Sunday and sells the same variety of produce with a […]
5 November, 2009

Crossing the Border

Crossing the border from North Cyprus to South Cyprus and vice versa is very easy due to the opening up of the numerous border points in 2003. People from both sides cross the border on a daily basis for shopping, […]