Coming to Cyprus you will find a vast range of cultural influences, most coming from the neighbouring countries of Greece and Turkey. The folk music is similar to the one of Greece, with beautiful violins and penny whistles.
Food inspiration comes from France, Italy and Turkey but one can also see Anglo-Saxon influences do to occupation o fthe island. Halloumi, or hellim as it is called in Turkish, is just one fo the internationally known delicacies originating from Cyprus. This national cheese is served fresh, fried or grilled as an apitiser, aged halloumi is graded over paste dishes. Many dishes smell of cumin an coriander. The Cypriot wine industry ranks 37th in the world and is a significant contributor to the Cypriot economy. The counrty ismost known for its Commandaria dessert wine.
Cyprus is the third largest island in the mediterranean and a very popular tourist destination, it is the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite and holds a vast range of cultural heritage - what could be better?.