Take a Dive Into a Unique Underwater Museum in Cyprus
An underwater museum in Cyprus named MUSAN invites guests to scuba dive or snorkel to view a collection of stunning statues on the sea floor.
Cyprus Police Arrest British Tourist Who Alleged Gang Rape
A British woman who claimed she was gang-raped in Cyprus was arrested herself on Sunday on suspicion of making a false accusation, as police released seven Israeli tourists from their custody. The 19-year-old woman had claimed that twelve Israeli teenagers raped...
Cyprus’ Ayia Napa To Create Mediterranean’s First Underwater Museum
Ayia Napa, Cyprus' most popular tourist destination, is set to have the first-ever underwater museum in the Mediterranean, soon to be created off the island's Pernera Beach. On Friday, June 14, the mayor of Ayia Napa, along with Cypriot authorities and...
Cyprus Resort Calls Time on Boozy Brit Tourists
Infamous for boozy Brits making headlines for all the wrong reasons, the Cypriot resort of Ayia Napa is now calling time on U.K. tour operators who send "misbehaving" travelers to their town. In a letter to tour operators and the...
Ayia Napa Shooting: 4 Dead, 2 Injured
The shooting last night in Ayia Napa in which 4 people were killed and 2 injured is now reported to have been specific targeting of local business owner Fanos Kalopsidiotis. Both Kalopsidiotis, a friend and the friend's wife were dining...
Stunning Photos from the Storm that Hit Cyprus Yesterday
Cypriot photographer Stefanos Mistrelides captured some stunning photos of the storm that hit the areas of Oroklini, Cavo Greco and Liopetri, near Ayia Napa in Cyprus yesterday. At least in one instance a tornado was formed, a very rare...
Ayia Napa Aims for Dance Record
More than 25 dancing groups from all over Cyprus have joined Ayia Napa municipality’s effort to break three separate Guinness world records for the longest chain in Greek traditional ‘Kalamatianos’, Russian traditional ‘Kalinka’, and the world-famous ‘Syrtaki’ dances, mayor...
Ayia Napa Goes for Most Civil Weddings Guinness Record
Ayia Napa, Cyprus, will attempt to break the Guinness record for the most civil weddings performed in one session. Mayor Yiannis Karousos stated that they are trying to attract as many couples as possible offering new wedding venues in spectacular places where...
Kalopsidiotis Murder a Possible Contract Killing
On Friday night, June 20, the father of the Famagusta businessman Phanos Kalopsidiotis was murdered. After the failed murder attempt against Fanis Kalopsidiotis two years ago, the new target was his father. The 73-year-old Yannis Kalopsidiotis was at his residence when...
Kataklysmos Water Festival 2014 in Dry Cyprus
Despite annual rainfall nearing all-time lows for 2014, and reservoirs less than half full, in early June Cyprus alone celebrates its unique Kataklysmos (Flood) festival, commonly known as the water festival. Seaside Cypriot cities, such as Limassol, Larnaca, Paphos, Paralimni and Ayia Napa will be...
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