My Big Fat Greek Island

Pity the world's glitterati — Greek-island hopping is losing its glory. Hedonistic hippies and the bourgeoisie have taken it up as their summer sport, turning the once-exclusive pastime into a budget-travel cliché. So what's a multimillionaire to do? Follow in the footsteps of shipping magnate and Jackie Kennedy hubby Aristotle Onassis and buy your very own island, of course.

With more than 1,400 isles dotting the country's brilliant blue seas, yet less than 200 of them inhabited, Greece is a natural attraction for island shoppers who want to enjoy clear waters, sandy beaches and fantastic summer weather far...

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