Despite visitors' opinions, Cyprus is neither an outpost of the empire and nor is it just a beach next to a nightclub.
Its a place where family is everything, change comes slowly and the sea is made of azure glass.
Mug up on a few useful phrases to impress the locals and learn a little more about our home while you are at it.
The GCL is compendious, resonably accurate, irreverent and probably not taking things as seriously as it should.
But in Cyprus, that is what we tend to do.