Climate - Mediterranean climate, with long dry summers from mid - May to mid - October and with mild winters from December to February, which are separated by short autumn and spring season.
Geography - Cyprus is the third largest island in the mediterranean after Sardinia and Sicily. It lies 70 km from Turkey, 100 km from Syria and 320 km from Egypt.
Telephone - The code for England is 00 44 followed by the local number, Frome England the code is 00 90 392 followed by the local Cypriot number. Public booths are available and telephone cards can be purchased from supermarkets.
Currency - Currency is the New Turkish Lira (YTL), Eurocheques, Travellers cheques, Sterling, Dollars and other major currencies may be used or exchanged in the larger towns.
Traffic - Road traffic signs in International, and traffic drivers on the LEFT(as in England). Max speed is 100km (60M), seat belts must be worn. Drivers prohibited to drive under the influence of alcohol. The limit is 50 mgr (as in Europe).