The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

by Eric Weiner | Health, Mind & Body |
ISBN: 044669889x Global Overview for this book
Registered by wing6of8wing of Silver Spring, Maryland USA on 8/8/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by wing6of8wing from Silver Spring, Maryland USA on Monday, August 08, 2011
The subtitle of this book intrigued me, so it has been on my wishlist for quite a while. When I saw it at the library book sale for $1, I happily snarfed it up.

Journal Entry 2 by wing6of8wing at Silver Spring, Maryland USA on Monday, July 14, 2014
An interesting look at the science of happiness and the places that seem to be the happiest. The summary at the end, about there being more than one path to happiness, makes sense given the diverse philosophies embraced by the nations studied here. I enjoyed the tourist aspect of the book as well as the happiness component, and came out with an understanding of some of the appeal of the places involved for travelers as well as expats.

Released 6 yrs ago (7/19/2014 UTC) at -- Mail or by hand - rings, RABCK, meetings, District of Columbia USA

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Taking this book with me to meet-up in Dupont Circle -- hoping one of the other BCinDC folks is willing to take it home.

Picked up yesterday at the BC-in-DC meeting!

Journal Entry 5 by krin511 at Olney, Maryland USA on Sunday, December 16, 2018
This is a very good book. I enjoyed "traveling" with the author as he visits the different countries, especially his times in Iceland, Switzerland, and Bhutan.

Journal Entry 6 by krin511 at Alexandria, Virginia USA on Sunday, December 16, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (12/16/2018 UTC) at Alexandria, Virginia USA

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Releasing at the annual BC_in_DC "First Lines" Holiday Party!

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