Cyprus attracts tourists from all over the world thanks to its luxurious resorts and ideal beaches. More than 45 of them are considered the best beaches in Europe. But how much more interesting and surprising this island is fraught with! We have collected 8 little-known facts about Cyprus that will be of interest to you. And after traveling to Cyprus, you can replenish this list yourself.
1. Cyprus – a true island of love
Legend has it that the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite is a Cypriot. She came out of the sea foam off the coast of the Cypriot city of Paphos.
2. Cyprus – today the only place outside of England where the wedding of the English king took place
It was the wedding of King Richard the Lionheart and Princess Berengaria of Navarre. It took place in the St. George Chapel of Limassol on May 12, 1191.
3. Cyprus has the richest art collection of the Byzantine era Continue reading
What do we know about Paris? The Eiffel Tower, the scents of French perfumes, the romantic Seine, the edible legs of frogs in a delicious sauce, the majestic Arc de Triomphe … And you can really go on forever! In this article I propose to get acquainted with the most interesting places in Paris, which will leave in the soul irrefutable evidence that there is a place for magic in life. And then translate what you read into reality!
Paris is similar at the same time to the beautiful Esmeralda and the ugly Hunchback. Like her, Paris is also flirtatious, beautiful, radiates uncontrollable energy and is full of mysteries, but, next to this magnificence, the same feelings slip as when looking at the notorious Hunchback from Notre Dame: I want to turn away, not to notice its flaws – trashy outskirts, or gloomy gateways. First tip: try not to spoil your impression of the city … better plunge into the melodious sounds of street music, enjoy a glass of French wine and allow yourself to drown in the bright colors of Paris. Continue reading