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Alexandra Gagan

Editor & Writer of Life North Cyprus. E: [email protected]


Othello Tower closed for restoration work

By Alexandra Gagan / November 16, 2014

  The Othello Tower in Famagusta, a famous tourist attraction of the city, has been closed to the public due to restoration work commencing. A date for completion has not yet been released. However teams of workmen have sealed off the site with a United Nations Development Programme ‘Emergency Measures’ notice informing the public that […]


TRNC celebrates Independence Day, 15 November

By Alexandra Gagan / November 15, 2014

November 15, a public holiday, marks the day that the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus was officially established by the Turkish Cypriot community in 1983. Today was the 41st anniversary of the formation and was supposed to be celebrated with a performance by the Turkish Stars over Kyrenia however due to the rainy weather conditions, […]


Day 3: Oh what a day!

By Alexandra Gagan / November 5, 2014

  The only good thing about today was breakfast at Ekor’s as we started off the day with a hot Turkish tea. We had a problematic day to say the least. We had every intention for a good day, but of course as in life, that did not go to plan! Our mission was to […]


Day 2: LNC Road Show Continues

By Alexandra Gagan / November 4, 2014

We may be in Cyprus, but nothing beats a full English breakfast with pancakes and the hot sun beating down on your neck and the blue Mediterranean sea on the horizon. We were the first early bird customers in the Hilltop Bar and Restaurant and the owner welcomed us with such familiar warmth. After our […]


Day 1: Life North Cyprus Road Show

By Alexandra Gagan / November 2, 2014

The team here at Life North Cyprus have embarked on an impromptu road trip around North Cyprus; and we’re going to tell you all about it. Of  course we’ve started day one with our favourite place; Ekor Bakery and Restaurant in Famagusta for a delicious light breakfast. There is nothing like a intricately made Cypriot […]


Why buy property in North Cyprus?

By Alexandra Gagan / November 1, 2014

Thinking of getting onto the property ladder, or are you simply looking for the perfect getaway spot for the family? Or maybe you are looking for that retirement destination? Look no further, THIS is why you should buy property in North Cyprus. North Cyprus offers an alternative to other parts of Europe and is increasingly […]


Top 5 Tips to Buying Property in North Cyprus

By Alexandra Gagan / October 30, 2014

These top 5 tips are the perfect starting point to ensuring a stress free purchase of your dream property in North Cyprus. 1.  Research and choose the right Lawyer ensuring they are both a conveyancing and litigation Lawyer.  Packages are available which will include permission to purchase a property and registration of your title deeds. […]


Top 5 Activities for Kids

By Alexandra Gagan / October 29, 2014

1. Aphrodite Water Park   Join the fun at Paphos Aphrodite Water Park. Paphos is situated at the far eastern end of the Kato Paphos coastal road. Offering a wide and varied selection of rides, attractions and facilities, this is a winner for the whole family. 2. Kings Leisure Centre – Ten Pin Bowling Ten-pin […]

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