North Aegean

Accommodation
Σαν παραμύθι…. Η ιστορία ξεκινά από το 1261 όταν οι Γενοβέζοι αγόρασαν την Χίο από τους Βυζαντινούς. Ήταν το 1346 όπου η οικογένεια Argenti εγκαθίστανται στο νησί, η μόνιμη κατοικίας τους ήταν στο κάστρο της Χίου αλλά η γόνιμη περιοχή του κάμπου ήταν ιδανική για την εξοχική τους κατοικία. Το 1550...
Accommodation
Ξεκινώντας την περιήγηση μας στη Χίο από τον Βορά προς το Νότο και έχοντας ήδη περάσει 7 μέρες στην Βόρεια και κεντρική πλευρά του νησιού, ανηπομονούσα να κατέβω στα Νότια, εκεί που τα χωριά είναι μεσαιωνικά και οι πλαγιές γεμάτες μαστίχια. Όχι ότι τα έχτισαν έτσι μόνο στο Νότο, απλά μετά το μεγάλο...
Unique Travel Routes
In Greece one can find 10 different kinds (species) of tulips and in Chios we can come across 4 of them. The place of origin for the beautiful flower is said to be Central Asia or somewhere between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Starting from there, tulip cultivation spreaded throughout the whole...
Sightseeings
A quote from Paolo Coelho's book "The Alchemist" says "When we have the great treasures in front of us we usually don't see them". Something similars happens the Koray library in Chios. Not only the history but also its contribution during history shows how big and important it is. But let's take...
Easter
Why should you choose Chios for Easter? What does it have to offer? It's not even summer! What can you experience? Don't you know i? The famous and unique easter custom of Chios: Rocket war. My excitement about this custom is so big i can't even pick a start to the story. This customs started...
Carnival
Ash Monday at the village square means the celebration of the Agas custom, a custom that has its roots in the years of the Turkish occupation and more specifically between 1830 and 1840. This celebration takes place in specific villages of Chios, the Southern or otherwise the Mastichochoria (where...
Delicious Food
"You should definetly go to Mantela's for food Evi", it was the third time i was being suggested this place in Lemnos island . Who is this Mantela anyway"? The name is not very compatible when imagining Lemnos. Why is this place so famous? And what does it have to do with Nelson Mandela? All those...
Paradise Beaches
"No don't go there," said Yiannis, our local guide. "You should go to Red Rock, just next to Polyochni" and so we started the car to find this beach. Southwest of Lemnos you will meet the oldest city in Europe, Polyochni, built 1000 years before Troy was built, which is...
Accommodation, Things to do
It was some years ago when Yiannis, Riki and Costas decided to make this amazing camp. Friends for many years, they had gone around the globe to find the best beaches with the best waves for their boards. And they found the best. They found their dream spot, they found THE wave, they found their...
Sightseeings
The Citrus Museum has been established in a unique mansion of 1742, at the famous Kampos of Chios. Around you can see beautiful mansions hidden behind tall stone walls, so you can't look at them directly from the street and smell lemon and citrus trees. In Kampos is very easy to get lost as roads...

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