A great article was just published in the Telegraph Newspaper in England. The article points out to how Greece was historically a vacation destination for the rich and not until the 1990′s did mass tourism arrives to the shores of the Greek Islands. The Telegraph article also goes on to highlight some of Greece’s Chicest Greek Islands such as Mykonos; definitely worth the read.
“We may think of Greece as cheap, cheerful and, in recent months, broke, but it’s easy to forget that, until mass tourism really took off in the early 1990s, it was as much a rich man’s paradise as a hippie haven. In the 1960s, opulent enclaves such as Rhodes and Mykonos attracted visiting royalty, wealthy socialites and glitterati from the worlds of film, music, art and fashion, from Pablo Picasso, John Lennon and Henry Miller to Jackie Onassis and Brigitte Bardot.”