Wednesday, 23 December 2009
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Many travel to experience the world, but we wanted to find that special happy dreamland…
We came across a good article about “the happiest places on earth” a while ago. Actually, the headline on the front page caught our attention. It’s a cheerful yet rare title, rare since most news these days are mostly about unhappy matters…So it’s nice to see something different and positive once in a while.
Surprisingly, neither sunny California, Florida, or Hawaii or a similarly popular vacation spot didn’t take the crown. Almost all the happy places listed are in Europe or Asia Pacific, while Canada and Mexico made guest appearances. But Europe has both the happiest and probably not less happy people after all.
Regarding Europe's happiness ratings, we learn that “Switzerland’s citizens closely trail the Danish, each reporting an average happiness level of 8.1 (out of 10), followed by Iceland (7.8), Finland (7.7), Australia (7.7) and Sweden (7.7), all the way down to grim Moldova (3.5).”
Europe as a whole has always has that certain allure, and despite each country is adjacent to one another, they manage to maintain their own cultures, languages and identity. So if you want to have a fully climactic experience, pick up some new phrases of your travel destination and learn about their cultures before departure.
Bon Voyage =)
What are some cities you consider a happy place? What places have you traveled that represent that image?
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