Cyprus economics, Nick's family bar and more ancient ruins.

In reverse title order, let me first show you some ancient Cypriot ruins. BTW, did you know that Cyprus is reported as the birthplace for Aphrodite? I didn't.              Blog image credit: Thisismoney.co.uk These ruins are located at Amathous - an ancient royal city here in Cyprus. ...

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Look! It's Nick the Greek

I left Athens with a heavy heart as I was leaving Greece so soon having had such a great week there. In saying that, I happen to have landed on the only other Greek-speaking piece of land in the World. So who is 'Nick the Greek?'. He is someone that I used to work with at Essential Computing. He works in the marketing department and originates from Cyprus and his fiancé, from Poland. They both consider Cyprus their hom ...

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2nd destination: And the Winner is?

Sally Piscina with CYPRUS.Congrats Aunty Sally!As much as I'd like to deliver you the Champagne personally, that might be difficult, so I'll ask my Mother or Kate to kindly deliver this to you     in chilled form of course. May I recommend a box of Strawberries as ...

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Exploring Athens: Part 3

Last night I had a my most enjoyable night out so far, although it involved little more than a meal and a couple of beers. It was memorable largely down to heading out with my dorm-buddy Robert     (a teacher) from Ireland. He and I were the only two occupants of room 12 from the torrid hotel Fivos and so naturally we conversed and found several topics of common ground. Travel, unsurprisingly, being one of them. This banter ...

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Exploring Athens: Part 2

I've been in Athens now for three full days and I know there are more impressive architectural structures to seek out so that is what today, day four, is all about. But before that, do you remember    Mount Lycabettus from a post a couple of days back? If not, it's the goliath in this image HERE ...

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