The island of Ireland contains two separate entities, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Both are located on the third-largest island in Europe where Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom (UK). Politics aside, the island of Ireland is a charming place that many people fall in love with after arriving. Its
The island of Cyprus located in directly south of Turkey has a complicated political structure. Internationally when people refer to Cyprus they are typically talking about the entire island which has been split since 1974. Since a Greek-backed coup the island has been divided although only Turkey recognizes the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.