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(Armchair) travel the world in search of health and happiness.

Future travel plans may have dried up, but it doesn’t mean we can’t tap into global wisdom to help us navigate this new normal. For the Danes, happiness is often associated with hygge and lykke. For Swedes, wellbeing aligns with lagom. In Japan, the daily habits of Okinawans ensures their status as the world’s healthiest, longest-lived people. 

But when it comes to unlocking happier, more mindful versions of ourselves, where on Earth do we start? We’re glad you asked. Check out the books below for timeless wisdom from around the world.