Saturday 10 December 2016

Cash is king in Greek resorts - where you won't see rolling news

Published 02/07/2015 | 02:30

On the islands of Greece, aside from limited exports, tourism is their only source of income
On the islands of Greece, aside from limited exports, tourism is their only source of income

Cash is king in Corfu town. No-one will mention the Greek crisis to any visiting tourist unless you bring it up yourself.

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As the children of super-rich Russian oligarchs skim stones on the Ionian Sea, one might be forgiven for thinking "Crisis, what crisis?" But if you do raise the subject, then steel yourself for a tirade as they convey their utter distaste for the European system.

These people are better versed in the workings of the EU and the IMF than any Dublin city taxi driver was in the midst of our own economic crisis.

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