The Ledra Street Border Crossing In Cyprus

The Ledra Street Border Crossing In Cyprus

The Ledra Street Border Crossing in Cyprus slices straight through the middle of the road. The crossing points cuts one of the island’s busiest shopping streets in two. It’s unnatural. It’s a divide that has split the Turkish Cypriot community from the Greek Cypriot community for decades. It divides the city of Nicosia in two, and from here, the border …

The Ancient Ruins of Salamis Cyprus

The Ancient Ruins of Salamis

In Northern Cyprus, the ancient ruins of Salamis, once a thriving port city, have been unearthed on the island’s coastline. I went to explore. The beach was golden and the seas were blue as I walked along Northern Cyprus’ Mediterranean coastline. The beach was almost deserted, aside from a few cyclists I’d met who were bathing in the afternoon sun. …

The Desolation Along The Cyprus Buffer Zone

There is nothing but haunting desolation along the Cyprus buffer zone that divides the island between the Greeks and the Turks. In 1974 the Turkish invasion of Cyprus left the island torn in two, as the Greek and the Turk communities were divided and separated. The Turkish military occupied 40 percent of the island, their goal being to keep Turkish …

Top Things To Do In Northern Cyprus

Here are Travel Tramp’s Top Things To Do In Northern Cyprus! Northern Cyprus is a paradise for the traveller who’s looking to get off the beaten track. The lesser known neighbour of the ‘real’ Republic of Cyprus, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus might be an unrecognised nation state, propped up politically and financially by the Turkish government across the …

The Karpaz Peninsular Northern Cyprus Travel

The Wild Donkeys Of The Karpaz Peninsula

In search of the wild donkeys of the Karpaz Peninsular of Northern Cyprus. I travelled to the rugged and isolated Karpaz Peninsular of Northern Cyprus. I was in search of the elusive wild donkeys that have made this land their home. I found beautiful landscapes, strangely friendly wildlife and secluded beaches in the most solitary place in Cyprus. I was road …

North Cyprus Rent A Car Road Trip Inspiration

These Photos Will Inspire You To Rent A Car And Road Trip North Cyprus!

WARNING: After seeing these photographs you might just pack up your bags, travel to North Cyprus, rent a car and hit the road! North Cyprus should be the next big road trip destination. The lesser travelled side of the island of Cyprus is almost untouched. It’s wild. It’s rugged. The beaches are pristine. North Cyprus, or The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, as the …