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Settling In



Do you have questions about renovation, education, kids, transport, healthcare and more.
Within the ‘Settling In’ section we cover anything and everything to do with owning a property
and/or living in Cyprus. 


Sports in Cyprus

For a small island, Cyprus is incredibly diverse on the sports front. The Cypriot Athletics Federation has about 60 listed bodies related to different sports and related fields. Of course the big sport here is football, but rugby also has a firm following and tennis has taken off with the rise of Cypriot player Marcos Baghdadis on the international circuit. Add 2012 Olympic Bronze medallist Pavlos Kontides to the mix and you have a couple of world class sportsmen to be  More...


Law and the police

When you relocate to another country, it is essential that you take the time to investigate the legal system so that you know what you can and can't do and what is acceptable behaviour. This week, Lucie Robson of the Cyprus Buying Guide provides an insight into law enforcement and policing in Cyprus and provides some need-to-know background on the most important areas of the law... Although I often come into contact with expats and Cypriots who  More...


Finding work in Cyprus

Beginning the search to find employment in Cyprus can seem like a daunting task, especially given the current economic climate. This week, Lucie Robson of the Cyprus Buying Guide provides an insight into the various employment opportunities available and some valuable tips on how to find work once you arrive in Cyprus. I hope that if you move to Cyprus and are looking for full-time, part-time or casual work, you will find it effortlessly but I will not lie to  More...


Healthcare in Cyprus: Part 1

Healthcare in Cyprus is recognised by the World health Organisation (WHO) as being of a high standard. There are state hospitals in all of the big towns which run alongside private clinics. Local healthcare is relatively inexpensive compared to other EU states. If you are working in Cyprus, you should be making social security payments. These should be either through your employer or, if you are self-employed, independently. Anyone who is paying into the system  More...


Communications in Cyprus: What’s available?

There are three main communications suppliers in Cyprus, two of which have packages that combine landline, internet and satellite television. You’ll be pleased to know that all of these have offices in the main towns and you shouldn’t have trouble finding someone who can explain everything to you in perfect English. Mobile phone Possibly the first thing you will need to do on arrival in Cyprus is get hold of  mobile phone in order to  More...


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