Cyprus, a country of an island has a long historical and cultural background. And within the new era nowadays, they somehow manage to combine the ancient and the new tradition, creating a rich cultural place to visit. This country is the third largest island after Sicily and Sardinia in Mediterranean and the Cypriot are very proud of it.
The population of Cyprus is approximately 800,000. The language that they use is Greek, although there are some small minority groups who use their own languages or dialects. Also, most people speak English, especially in the main areas.
Cyprus is known as the place where the sun never stops shining. All over the years and in all seasons, visitors are always welcomed by the warm sunshine. Of course this country also has its rainy days or there are also areas that have snow during the winter, but it will not last as long as the other European countries.
Another reason why so many travelers choose to visit Cyprus is because it is famous for its beautiful nature. During your visit here, you would be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the great sea views, sandy beaches, and also the exotic flora and fauna. There also many kinds of activities that you can do here. So there will never be boring days during your holiday. On the beach, you can sunbathe or do some water sports, or you can go to town to visit the museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. When you want to learn deeper about the cultures, you can visit some villages in Cyprus.
On the main areas, you will find various shopping centers filled with many options from famous European designers to local souvenir shops. Also, the dining areas are full of choices. Whether you want to eat traditional food, or if you are more into international food, everything is available. Furthermore, when you are into the nightlife scenes, you can go to some pubs and clubs to enjoy different kinds of music including live music played by the local bands.
As a country that is also known as the Island of Venus, Cyprus really gives you a great opportunity for a wonderful holiday.