Yellow

Growing up in a semi-countryside ambience, as a child this time of the year was the best. The fields had long greenish wheat crops, colourful wildflowers and the trees beautiful blossoms. Furthermore, the weather was finally becoming sunnier and warmer. So naturally it was the best time to run wild into the fields and playContinue reading “Yellow”

Fear

They say homo sapiens, or humans, if you prefer, are comparatively vulnerable in terms of physicality. However, looking at our history vulnerability is a complex topic. Today I was looking through my old journals, diaries and notebooks from elementary school till now. While searching I found an old unfinished poem which I think still fitsContinue reading “Fear”

Lazy Cat

Sometimes I feel so jealous of cats. They can be lazy, but there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. That’s just their life. Furthermore, they can sleep and be lazy anywhere they want. Just look at this little lion here. He found the perfect spot on a sharp rock gazing at the beautiful sea. IContinue reading “Lazy Cat”

The Top 5 Beaches in Cyprus

Lately, I’ve been experimenting and trying different writing styles and sharing my feelings or thoughts on certain issues. So, I haven’t been really posting any travel stories, guides or photo stories. Therefore, since I am finally back to my beautiful country of Cyprus, I decided to show you the five best beaches on the islandContinue reading “The Top 5 Beaches in Cyprus”

Modern Mythology

Hello everyone:) I hope you’ve all been well and safe. Recently, I decided to try a new project that I’ve always wanted and today I managed to release it. My new project is a podcast called Modern Mythology. On each episode there will be the introduction of a mythological figure from Cyprus, Greece or theContinue reading “Modern Mythology”

Cyprus: Top 3 Monasteries

Cypriots have always been religious people. In ancient times, they believed and worshipedtheir Great Mother Goddess. She was the goddess of fertility, life, and nature. With the Greeks’ arrival, the Cypriots shifted their goddess’s love to Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. Then Christianity arrived on the island. Cyprus is one of the firstContinue reading “Cyprus: Top 3 Monasteries”

Diversity

Recently I got a comment from a friend about how amazing it is to come from a country with such a diverse culture. I was so confused by that because I never considered my country diverse. When I asked him, what he meant by it, apparently, he thought our culture is very mixed, thus veryContinue reading “Diversity”

Top 7 Cyprus: travel like a local

Hey everyone! So, it’s been almost two months since I published my first eBook. It was just another milestone I was able to achieve in the year of 2020. Naturally, this year has been full of unexpected events and twists. But I tried my best to work on self-development and accomplish my secret desires. Hence,Continue reading “Top 7 Cyprus: travel like a local”

Episode 1: Aphrodite

Hello everyone! I have just published the first episode on my podcast Heroes and Myths. The podcast is a combination of history, mythology, and discussions on current social issues. It is a comparison and a study on the evolution of certain issues. The first episode is an introduction to the podcast’s goal and purpose. AsContinue reading “Episode 1: Aphrodite”

Photo of the day: Sculpture Park

A beautiful attraction at Ayia Napa worth visiting is the Sculpture Park. The park is located on the Kavo Gkreko (Cape Greco) Avenue and has hundreds of stone statutes from various artists around the world. It is open 24/7, and the entrance is free. If you are an art and a sea lover, then thereContinue reading “Photo of the day: Sculpture Park”

Wild and Fierce

As an island, Cyprus has many stories and myths surrounding the sea. Both in ancient history and folk stories, the sea was often described as a woman. In today’s world it may be seem as sexist but indeed the sea was either beautiful, calm, and divine, or strong, fierce, and wild. I believe the seaContinue reading “Wild and Fierce”

Temples, Amphitheatres, and Castles

Since I was a child I loved history and it was one of my favourite subjects in school. Naturally, I am more familiar with the history of my region’s which is the Middle East and East Mediterranean. And of course, I am more familiar with the history of Cyprus the Greek civilisation in general. Unfortunately,Continue reading “Temples, Amphitheatres, and Castles”

Photo of the day: Mount Troodos

Mount Troodos is the tallest mountain in Cyprus. In summer, it gives cool temperatures and most Cypriots escape there to avoid the scorching hot weather. In winter the top of the hills are covered with white snow and everyone can enjoy building a snowman, playing snowball or even skiing and snowboarding. Furthermore, Troodos has hundredsContinue reading “Photo of the day: Mount Troodos”

The Abandoned Hotel of Berengaria

At the highest point of the mountain of Troodos in Cyprus, hidden in tall pine trees, you’ll come across the mysterious and once upon a time luxurious hotel of Berengaria. The hotel opened in 1931, and it was the jewel of Cyprus. It was a luxurious hotel that hosted Kings, Presidents, and top businessmen. BerengariaContinue reading “The Abandoned Hotel of Berengaria”

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cyprus

1. Jewel of the Mediterranean Sea Tourists love the scorching temperatures of July and August. Furthermore, Cyprus’s clear sea is undoubtedly the attraction nobody can’t deny its beauty. The crystal-clear blue waters, the golden sandy beaches, the remarkable sea caves, and rocky shores are brilliant and admired both by locals and tourists. 2. Crazy PartiesContinue reading “7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cyprus”

Nostalgia

I guess I feel nostalgic today. Perhaps the rainy weather in England makes me feel homesick. Mostly, I miss the warm temperatures of Cyprus and the beautiful sea. I miss going for a swim in the clear turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. As a child, my family would go to Cape Greco. That includesContinue reading “Nostalgia”

Top 7 Cyprus: travel like a local

Hello everyone, Today I took another step in my travel writing career. I published my first eBook and I would be very grateful if you could support me. Cyprus is a popular destination and the reasons tourists visit Cyprus are a combination of climate, culture, and history. In this eBook we will be discussing theContinue reading “Top 7 Cyprus: travel like a local”

The lonely tree

In the area of Cape Greco in Cyprus, there is a tree that could easily be the most photographed tree on the island. Unfortunately, climate change is affecting greatly Cyprus. Long droughts have been ongoing thus, all trees in Cyprus are precious. This particular tree might not look spectacular but being one of only treesContinue reading “The lonely tree”

Photo of the day: Cyprus

Today, is the independence day of Cyprus, so I decided to dedicat this day to my beautiful country. The picture above is of the church of Ayios Mamas. It is located at the village of Ayios Sozomenos which has been abandoned after the war in 1974. The reason I’m posting this picture on this dayContinue reading “Photo of the day: Cyprus”

Photo of the day: Home

Lately, I’ve been feeling nostalgic and homesick. Last December I took the decision to leave my place in Czech Republic and move to the United Kingdom. Therefore, I didn’t go back home to Cyprus for Christmas to pack everything and prepare for my departure from Brno, the city I was living at for 3 years.Continue reading “Photo of the day: Home”

The island of cats

In a previous post I called Cyprus the island of Aphrodite. However, the truth is that Cyprus could easily be called the island of cats. Legend says that Cyprus was gradually overtaken by poisonous snakes therefore, Saint Helen brought to the island cats to minimise the population of snakes. Centuries later, there are probably moreContinue reading “The island of cats”

The island of Aphrodite

South Europe is known for the classical history of the once great ancient Greeks and Romans. Their great achievements are admired worldwide with millions of tourists visiting every day the well-known monuments of Acropolis and Colosseum. But today, instead of praising the greatness of Greece and Italy, I would like to introduce the birthplace ofContinue reading “The island of Aphrodite”

Exploring home

We are currently living in difficult and stressful times, feeling worried whether we have enough toilet paper or not for the next month. Everyone knows by now that many countries all over Europe are locked down so many travellers are stuck outside of their own homes or are stuck in their small hometowns feeling suffocatedContinue reading “Exploring home”

Cyprus: Cape Greco

It’s time for a photo story of my favourite place in the entire world! Cape Greco nowadays is a famous destination for sea lovers in Cyprus. But thirty to forty years ago, when my family dubbed this beautiful destination as “our” sea when we would go, there was absolutely no one. At this stunning place,Continue reading “Cyprus: Cape Greco”

Cyprus: Nicosia Old Town

No matter how far you travel and how many extraordinarily beautiful cities you see, the happiest place will always be home. I never really gave much of a thought of my home country and hometown until years later when I travelled enough to finally settled down. I would always be impressed by the beautiful foreignContinue reading “Cyprus: Nicosia Old Town”