CYPRUS

Crossing the Line

The story of Cyprus tumultuous past is told through its historic sites, Roman ruins, multifaceted museums and dusty urban streets. Digging into the islands past has unearthed fascinating relics, including neolithic dwellings, Bronze Age and Phoenician tombs, and exquisite Roman mosaics, while, on the streets, keep your eyes peeled for Venetian walls, Byzantine castles and churches, Roman monasteries and Islamic mosques.Nullam cursus sollicitudin lacus. Maecenas congue.

Even if you only have time to visit the respective capitals, Nicosia or North Nicosia (Lefkosa), be sure to cross the line, then complete your experience by sampling the local cuisine, visiting the museums and shopping for that one-off souvenir to impress the folks back home.