Magia Tsoclis was born in Paris. As a child she travelled widely and lived in various parts of Europe. She began studying medicine but switched to sociology. After graduating she worked for many years in the fashion industry and organized art exhibitions.
In 1997 she began working on Greek state television channel NET and writing for various publications. For the past seven years she has presented Travelling, a documentary on NET. She also writes for the monthly culture and travel magazine Passport.