Oh, how happy you have made me

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

TweetI’m so excited. Finally, the United Nations has gotten in on this happiness thing. I’ve been writing about the culture of happiness for over three years now: The world has gone happy, Smile when you say that, The happiness quest ~ overrated?, and lastly in Locanomies, locazens + locavores unite. Where has the UN been? […]

The world has gone happy

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

More resources that measure and meter happiness – that ultimate state we search for and sometimes momentarily achieve.


Friday, August 13th, 2010

While most of NYC is holidaying, the staycationers have much to explore the city. Three exhibitions are more than worth hanging around.

Always an adventure, not always fun

Monday, August 10th, 2009

Thinking about adventure travel: How great it is… until you hit the wall.

It’s almost like being there too

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Once again, get your shots, grab your passport and your gear, and prepare to experience – vicariously – some great off-the-beaten-path journeys. (Part 2 of a two-part series)

High-altitude sickness

Monday, May 25th, 2009

I have climbed the South Col route of Mount Everest and summited many times – virtually that is. Actually – following climbers’ progress. With the 2009 climbing season wrapping up, check out some of its highlights

Come on – get happy

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

What are the happiest countries in the world and what makes them happy?