Cyprus

SUMMARY

I did not spend much time in Cyprus, but the time that I did have there was pretty great. I stayed right on the beach and really enjoyed how beautiful it was.

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Country #61 - Cyprus

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Must see

Beaches – they are beautiful and obviously a big part of the island

Kato Paphos Archaeological Park – historic site in Paphos

Saint Lazarus Church – Orthodox church build over the tomb of Lazarus in Larnaca

CURRENCY

The official currency is the Euro, but I had no problem paying by credit card. 

Local TRANSPORTATION

There are local bus options but as I found myself in transit late at night and early in the morning I had to rely on taxis.

international transportation

I flew Blue Air from London Luton (LTN) to Larnaca (LCA). I flew Tus Air from Larnaca (LCA) to Tel Aviv (TLV).

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    Palm Beach Hotel & Bungalows has generously sponsored my stay in Cyprus. Click  here  to read about my stay.

Palm Beach Hotel & Bungalows has generously sponsored my stay in Cyprus. Click here to read about my stay.

FOOD

I did not have enough time to try any traditional food while in Cyprus.

PLUGS / ADAPTERS

Cyprus uses British plug type G.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

None for U.S. citizens for 90 days. 

SAFETY

I felt very safe in Cyprus. I found a reliable taxi at the airport and felt very safe at my hotel’s location on the beach. I never entered the heart of the city so I can’t comment on Larnaca as a whole.

SHOULD YOU VISIT?

Sure! Cyprus is a nice island spot within the EU. It comes with loads of history and beautiful beaches, so if you’re looking for a new European stop give it a try!

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