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Nea Moni Monastery, A Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios

The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece's long history, now listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Mastiha: The Unique Mastic Gum of Chios People Call ‘White Gold’

Mastic, often referred to as the "Tears of Chios" or the "White Gold of Chios," is a product produced only on that particular Greek island. Since antiquity, this sticky resin, which seeps from the bark of mastic trees, has...

A Medieval Labyrinth: The Village of Mesta on the Greek Island of Chios

Featuring medieval architecture, Mesta is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved villages on the island of Chios.

Four Children Die After Migrant Boat Sinks Off Greece’s Chios Island

The Greek Coast Guard has recovered the bodies of four children and a woman, all migrants, after their boat sunk in the sea off Chios Island on Tuesday. The Coast Guard authorities said it had rescued 22 people from a...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors, including ancient Greek mythology and even the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of places were used...

Best Beaches on Chios, Greece’s Island of a Thousand Faces

Chios is the fifth-largest island in Greece, and it is a hidden gem waiting to be unveiled. Its surrounded by the sparkling, deep sapphire waters of the Aegean Sea.

President Sakellaropoulou Commemorates Chios Massacre

The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou visited the Eastern Aegean island of Chios on Sunday to commemorate the Chios massacre.

Second Asylum Seeker in a Week Found Dead at Greece’s Chios Camp

A 51-year-old Iraqi national was found dead at the VIAL asylum-seeker hosting facility structure on the Aegean island of Chios.

Body of Asylum Seeker Discovered on Greece’s Chios

The body of a Somali asylum seeker who died in his tent on Chios Island, Greece, was discovered covered in mice that were eating his flesh.

Chios Island Marked Easter With Spectacular Rocket War

The rocket war, one of the most beautiful, spectacular and yet dangerous Easter spectacles of Greece, revived on Saturday night on Chios.