The Danes are ranked as the world's happiest people. Hygge may have something to do with it. Difficult to sum up in one word, "hygge" is a Danish ritual of enjoying life's pleasures.
A strong GDP and great social support are said to make a country happy. But a new ranking released for International Day of Happiness shows foreign-born residents of Germany are not as happy as locals.
The Danes and Hygge, a ritual of enjoying life's pleasures. Plus, wall calendars and their popularity despite the digital revolution. And, a new film recounts the adventures of ocean researcher Jacques Cousteau.
Germany is at it again: The never-ending debate on what makes the country typically German is a hot topic once more. Other countries, however, are also in search of their cultural identities, like Denmark and Australia.
Despite its dreary weather and long winters, Finland has emerged as the happiest country, according to a UN report. The unhappiest places were Burundi, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Tanzania and Yemen.
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