Summer Holidays: Then & Now


7th Jun, 2012

Let’s take a moment to see how summer holidays have evolved; how much have things really changed? MessyNessy dives into some beach holiday archives to find out…

Traveling then:


Traveling Now:


Tourists then:

Tourists Now:




Holiday Resorts then:



Holiday Resorts Now:



Watersports then:

Watersports Now:

Swimwear then:

Policemen measuring women’s swimming costumes, to check whether they meet minimum clothing requirements, 1933 (above) and 1922 (below).


Swimwear now:


Tanning then:

An early version of fake tanning? 😉

Tanning now:

Beach Photos then:

Beach Photos now:

Holiday Entertainment then:


Holiday Entertainment Now:



Beaches then:

Beaches now:




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