Corona-Virus Precautions

Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand…

Emergency Numbers

The numbers of the police, fire departments, consulates, airports, border gates, airlines, ports and ship transport companies that may be required in emergency situations in North Cyprus are given below.

Monumental Trees

It is believed that, some of the almost 2000 monumental olive trees in the Morphou (Güzelyurt) – Kalkanlı area that are currently under protection, are around a thousand years old.…

Каграz Peninsula

The Karpaz Peninsula, with its historical and natural beauty, is the most unspoiled area in Cyprus. Karpaz plays host to North Cyprus’ only National Park as well as many ancient…

Baf Chewing Gum

Cyprus’ traditional Baf Chewing Gum is a natural gum, harvested from the trunk of Pistacia terebinthus, the terebinth tree. The gum is amber in colour and is very tough. The…

Halloumi

Hellim is a traditional Cyprus cheese made generally from sheep or goat milk. This delicious white cheese can be consumed at breakfast, grilled on a barbecue or fried in a…

Cyprus Ekmek Kadayifi

This traditional bread pudding is made from two layers of bread filled with a mixture of soft nor cheese, crushed almonds and cinnamon. It is then cooked on low heat…

The Cyprus Patatoe and Kolokas

The Cyprus Patatoe is one of the renowned potatoes in the whole of Europe and especially in the UK. The Cyprus potato which flourishes in our islands climate and soil,…

Pirohu

Pirohu is another traditional Cypriot pastry dish loved by both locals and tourists alike. It is made of a mixture of Cypriot nor cheese and dried mint stuffed into small…

Traditional Seles, Sestas and Baskets

“Seles (flat wicker baskets) and ‘Sestas (wicker trays) are kitchen utensils made from woven wheat straw which are either naturally coloured or dyed. The stronger wicker baskets are more generally…