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59 Migrants Rescued Off Greek Islands of Chios and Samos

A total of fifty-nine migrants were found and rescued from two different boats on Sunday morning in the Aegean Sea. FRONTEX, the European Border and...

Chios’ Historic Villa Boasts Greece’s Most Extravagant Xmas Decorations (video)

A historic villa turned luxury hotel, located on the island of Chios, has amazed locals and visitors alike with its over-the-top Christmas decorations this...

Mastic Beer from Greece’s Chios Eyes Global Market

A unique beer from Chios, featuring mastiha, the island's most famous product, is about to enter the global market and the company is hopeful...

Traditional Boat Regatta on Chios Impresses Spectators (video)

A unique traditional sailboat regatta was held during the weekend in the Lo Bay of the Vrontados village on Chios island. Eleven sailboats with a...

Hundreds Join Spectacular Chain Dance in Greece’s Chios (video)

Hundreds of dancers joined hands in the port of the Greek island of Chios on Wednesday to offer a spectacular performance of traditional Greek...

Seafaring Greek Island Sees First Female Harbormaster

A commander in the Hellenic Coast Guard, Irini Argyri, has become the first woman harbormaster in Greece, taking post at the Chios island Port...

Number of Migrants, Refugees Trapped on Greek Islands Reaches New High

A total of 17,771 migrants and refugees are in reception and registration centers as well as other structures on the five Greek islands that...

National Tourism Organization Invites 587 Bloggers to Promote the Beauty of Greece

For the third year, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is organizing a program of familiarization trips which intend to make a global touristic promotion...

We Must Reduce Migrant, Refugee Pressures, Says Greek Minister

The numbers of people in migrant reception camps must be decreased, Greek Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Monday, referring to the northern...

A Total 350 Undocumented Migrants Arrive on Lesvos and Chios on Sunday

Three hundred and fifty undocumented migrants landed on the islands of Lesvos and Chios on Sunday, only days after Lesvos residents protested against the...

Greek Court Convicts Migrants, Refugees of Camp Violence

A Greek court has convicted dozens of refugees and migrants on serious charges stemming from violence last year on the Aegean islands. The guilty verdicts...

‘Flying Priest’ of Chios Becomes Internet Sensation (video)

Father Christophoros Gourlis has a unique and unconventional way to conduct the liturgy at his Panagia Evangelistria church in the Greek island of Chios. His...

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