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Postby dunc182 » Fri Feb 01, 2008 2:24 am

I am considering studying abroad in Cyprus next fall and would like to get some info from the locals.

First, how are Americans viewed in this country? Am I going to experience any problems because I am American?

What is the current situation in Cyprus b/w Turks and Greeks? Safe place to study?

Those are really my only concerns so on a more possitive note....

What is something awesome I should check out while I am there that might not be on the standard tour? Any sweet secret beach spots?

Cyprus is beautiful and I really hope to be able to experience it.
Thanks to anyone who takes the time to read and respond to this.
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Postby Sotos » Fri Feb 01, 2008 10:19 am

First, how are Americans viewed in this country? Am I going to experience any problems because I am American?


No problems, unless you get very political.

What is the current situation in Cyprus b/w Turks and Greeks? Safe place to study?


The situation is a cold war. It is safe. Don't worry.

What is something awesome I should check out while I am there that might not be on the standard tour? Any sweet secret beach spots?


Sweet in what way? Sand and sea or somehting else? ;)
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Postby dunc182 » Fri Feb 01, 2008 6:02 pm

Thanks for the response...Hahha as far as the beaches go I'm down with sweet sand, sea and whatever else comes along with it. 8)
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Postby Sotos » Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:38 am

dunc182 wrote:Thanks for the response...Hahha as far as the beaches go I'm down with sweet sand, sea and whatever else comes along with it. 8)


I don't know any secret ones but if you want good beaches you can try Ayia Napa. Nothing is secret there ;)
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Postby Eliko » Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:57 am

dunc182, interesting to observe that your 'Positive' note has seemingly more to do with voyeurism than the furtherance of your education.

Be careful my friend, a certain young man from the Antipodes may catch site of your enquiry and furnish you with an appropriate title.

Welcome to the forum, best wishes and hope you enjoy your 'Studies' :roll:.

"Oi Aidan, come and sort this geezer out !" :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby dunc182 » Fri Feb 08, 2008 3:31 am

Righhht Eliko....I'm sure you're a boat load of fun pal. Actually I already have all my education figured out. I'll be graduating with a degree in International Management from a pretty damn good business school next fall and will soon be doing pretty well for myself. Thanks for the concern though. Just hope I don't see you on the beach. Lata douche bag. :twisted:
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Postby Eliko » Fri Feb 08, 2008 5:13 am

dunc182, if you consider it 'fun' to spend your time seeking secluded beaches in the hope of catching site of some naked females, certainly I would be a very dull companion.

Intruding on the privacy of others (and their preferences ) is generally frowned on in most civilised societies, perhaps your excuse will be that you are from the US.

Happy to learn that you will soon be doing pretty well for yourself, I take that to mean that you will be receiving a good salary as a reward for your having achieved your degree ?, nothing particularly spectacular about that, the whole idea of obtaining higher levels of education is to further our standing in our chosen professions.

My concern for you (young man ?) is that advancement may lead to degeneracy due to your apparent voyeuristic tendencies, not healthy in a person due to become something of a 'wheel' in International Management, it could lead to an International Incident. :lol:

If you do happen to see me on the beach, I will be the one having a lot of fun either surfing or relaxing in the company of nice people, certainly not peeping out from behind bushes or other vantage points, only 'Douche Bags' adopt those kind of practices. :wink:
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Postby dunc182 » Sun Feb 10, 2008 12:17 am

Eliko, I don't know why you think that is what I am looking for. Someone else posed the question "Are you looking for sand, sea, or something else?" And I said "Im looking for all that and whatever else comes along with it," in a joking manner. I hardly think that a "secret beach spot" suggests this either. You obviously have far too much time on your hands if you are reading this far into what was said. You are the one that questioned my interest in my education so I told you what was up. Maybe you should mind your own business and get a life.

-Peace to all the cool Cypriots out there witnessing the drama lol
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Postby danyem1 » Wed Feb 27, 2008 7:07 am

I, like dunc am from the US and will be studying abroad in Cyprus this summer and i hope everyone on this board does not think every American is as disrespectful and arrogant as him but that is enough on that subject. I am just trying to get a feel of what to expect when i travel to Cyprus, i will be traveling throughout the country from early june to late july but i will mainly be in Nicosia. I am curious about everything and i don't really know what to expect when it comes to whether, nightlife, wine, beer as well as what is normal when it comes to tipping? I am also a big sports guy so i wasn't sure if there are any pubs or bars that i would be able to see American sports or champions league soccer. What restaurants are best in the Nicosia area at a reasonable prices and what kind of local food should i try? I do enjoy a good drink preferably beer, red or white wine as well as whiskey, are there any good vineyards or brewery's on the island that also sell commercially? The last thing i was wondering is how has the transition to the Euro and the rate it is pegged at affected prices on common goods? If there is anything thing else that will improve my journeys please let me know.

Thanks for you time,
Dan
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Postby souroul » Fri Feb 29, 2008 11:01 am

i'm sure you'll both have a blast. theres not much to worry about when coming here.
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