Kyrenia: The Jewel of Northern Cyprus

Written by Rhiannon Williamson

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The central shopping area of Kyrenia lies just behindrepparttar old harbour. It is well preserved and quaint with plenty of twisty narrow streets to explore each with their own unique character and charm. For those who like a bit of retail therapy, be it for gifts to take back to loved ones or forrepparttar 150481 latest high street fashions, you wonít be disappointed. Kyrenia isrepparttar 150482 perfect shopping location forrepparttar 150483 savvy shopper where youíll be able to pick up high quality designer clothes for a fraction ofrepparttar 150484 price that they would have cost you back home.

If you plan to stay a while in Kyrenia then youíll be pleased to know that accommodation is available to suit all budgets: from simple bed and breakfast to grand 5 star luxury in hotels like The Rocks or The Colony, each able to offer luxury that will satisfyrepparttar 150485 demands ofrepparttar 150486 most discerning guests. The Colony will take you for a tour ofrepparttar 150487 old town in a beautiful horse drawn carriage and if you prefer a little Hollywood living then a luxury stretched limo can be waiting to take you to a beachside restaurant of your choice.

Northern Cyprus is blessed with natural beauty andrepparttar 150488 charmed and historic old town of Kyrenia is trulyrepparttar 150489 jewel inrepparttar 150490 crown. There is literally something for everyone to see and do - whether itís to tasterepparttar 150491 fine seafood, to step back thousands of years in history or to simply relax and watchrepparttar 150492 world go by in one ofrepparttar 150493 most beautiful locationsrepparttar 150494 Mediterranean has to offer.

Rhiannon Williamson is a freelance writer whose articles about international travel and living in North Cyprus have appeared in many travel and expatriate publications throughout the world. You can find more of her articles at: -

What you need to know about Ė portsmouth city

Written by Mansi gupta

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Not to be overlooked onrepparttar land of Portsmouth isrepparttar 150458 beautiful and grand mansion The Moffat-Ladd home and garden. The mansion that is a paradigm example of Georgian architecture is bordered by archaic gardens that cover more than an acre of land. A stroll amongstrepparttar 150459 lovely chestnut trees can be a lifetime experience. The mansion has some exotic woodwork carvings inside that are enough to stealrepparttar 150460 gaze of all visitors.

The Wentworth-Gardner House is another historic Georgian mansion that that too has a tail hanging behind. The place is bedecked with excellent furniture, huge gardens, a barn, a wharf and other buildings.

The Tobias Lear House ofrepparttar 150461 Tobias Lear V who served asrepparttar 150462 secretary of George Washington is also a laudable place to go to. The oldest colonial paintings can be relished atrepparttar 150463 worldwide known The Warner House.

Other Attractions

In order to have a brush with submarine history and technology,repparttar 150464 USS Albacore isrepparttar 150465 perfect place. St. Johnís Church where President George Washington had attended services on 1st November 1789, has summoned numerous visitors for all times. The pleasure of Deep Sea Fishing and Whale Watching can be experienced on a five hours cruise to gaze atrepparttar 150466 whales.

Last but notrepparttar 150467 least shopping can be a real fun in Portsmouth forrepparttar 150468 things you purchase will be devoid of sales tax. There is no end torepparttar 150469 list of material available here. From antiques, jewelry to garments, furniture and food items, all are at hand.

Mansi gupta writes about portsmouth city topics.

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