Among people with passports, there hasn’t been such a yearning for Greece since Jackie Kennedy married shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, on Skorpios, his private island, on October 20, 1968. Several years later, it was paparazzi shots of the former First Lady skinny-dipping in the sparkling azure waters of the Ionian Sea that delivered the message that Greece’s guiding ethos was to deliver the primal, sensual, beautiful, and restorative. “Of all the peoples, the Greeks have dreamt the dream of life the best,” said Goethe.

Aristotle Onassis and Jackie Kennedy got in on the fun, touring the islands in 1968.

Nearly 50 years later, a tired and traumatized world, just tentatively emerging from a devastating epidemic, needs the same cure that revived Jackie O.