Enjoy island living in Cyprus
Mesmerizing stretches of coastline…warm sun…crystal clear water perfect for blissful swimming. Cyprus offers history on the mythical island of Aphrodite’s Isle, the supposed birthplace of the goddess of love. With favorable tax rates and an expat community of over 60,000 this country has so much going for it.
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Cyprus Fast Facts
Language: Greek, Turkish
Climate: Temperate, Mediterranean, with hot, dry summers and cool winters
Time Zone: GMT+2
Country Code: 357
Location: Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey
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- Do This Before the Government Comes for Your Money…
Posted on February 20, 2014 by Bob Bauman
Those of us who are sensitive to tax, financial, and regulatory events, both in the U.S. and offshore, see some disturbing developments toward currency and other financial controls. Taken together, these developments may well signal evacuating before exits are blocked. For example:
In Chinese script, the character for crisis is actually a construct of two symbols: one for danger and the other for opportunity. The danger is what everybody sees; the opportunity is not quite as obvious, but it’s always lurking somewhere. Late last year I visited Cyprus to search through the rubble of a crisis—one of the most significant financial meltdowns in recent history.
I wake up and glance over at my wall calendar—no deadlines for the rest of the week. Time for the beach! Or maybe I could work on my novel. But it’s such good weather, what about another day trip? Welcome to the life of a freelance writer where every day is wide open, and every day is yours.
Mongolia is the world’s most sparsely populated country, largely made up of steppe, mountains and a big piece of the Gobi desert. It’s also the world’s fastest-growing economy, thanks to vast underground riches; gold, copper, coal, tin, uranium and tungsten.
I didn’t buy this house, and I don’t pay rent or bills for it, either—but it’s mine to enjoy for the next six months while my boyfriend and I house-sit here, amid the magnificent landscape of the Karpaz Peninsula in Northern Cyprus. Before coming here, I had read some strange and fascinating things about the Karpaz Peninsula, as if it were a magical place. Much of it is true. There’s an energy on this isolated and largely undeveloped stretch of land.
As I travel, I see many places that are compelling for talented entrepreneurs because of a combination of business opportunities, tax-advantaged corporate structures, and low cost of doing business. Here are some of those places
In mythology, Cyprus was the birthplace of Aphrodite, goddess of love. An island in the eastern Mediterranean, its year-round sunshine, favorable tax rates, and lower living costs have seduced 60,000 expats into settling here.
- Cyprus Island: Have You Heard of This Winter Sunshine Island?
Posted on December 23, 2008 by Steenie Harvey
Seasonal cheer is in full swing in the Kamares club-house. Glitter, mince pies, sherry–it’s the annual Christmas Bazaar, and stalls are loaded with arts and crafts.
While worldwide media coverage is focusing on an ever-stronger euro, smart readers are exploring other options: 14 of the EU member countries do not use the euro right now. Although the U.K. and Denmark have special derogations, and Malta and Cyprus are set to join next year, you still have plenty of other ways to make your dollar go further in Europe.
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