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May be Moving to Cyprus. Anyone have a similar experience?

I resigned last week and am thinking of leaving this dismal hellhole of London, for some fun in the sun. I potentially have a chance to move to Cyprus and take a bar job out there for a few months over the summer. I’ve done my research and looked at the cost of living vs wages, accommodation and way of life, but I have not heard any first hand experiences. Have you been given up the rat race in search of a better life? It doesn’t have to by Cyprus, anywhere really. If so, I would like to know also what it was like coming back to the UK and picking up your life again. Thanks

Asked By: alliebobz - 2/26/2008
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Well, we're currently living in Xylofagou, Cyprus, just about 8K from Agia Napa. I have to say its the best thing we ever did... More
Answered By: murphywingedspur - 2/27/2008
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My friends mum did the exact same as you 3 years ago and left for Cyprus. She comes back every few months and she looks ten years younger, so happy and vibrant. She loves the way the people are over there - so friendly and helpful, the weather the way of life...... it all... More
Answered By: italianbutt - 2/26/2008
 
I'd advise against it. My husband lived there for a while with his parents and they hated it. He said the people were horrible, and they were unbelievably cruel to animals.
Answered By: alyson.earle - 2/26/2008
 
Lesson Number 1... More
Answered By: Ginny Jin - 2/26/2008
 
i lived in cyprus for 1 year i loved it a weather,food,sea evrything was fine well seemed to be fine:{ but my job was...it sucked...i worked in hotel with 500 guest for breakfas,lunch and dinner!!! i got 250£ evry month...plus tips (50-80... More
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Answered By: shameless2youbaby - 2/26/2008
 
I know lots of people who loved to live in Cyprus and they think the living in UK is not as nice is like Cyprus and people are sp freindly over there. just try for couple of months.
Answered By: kaan k - 2/26/2008
 
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