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Denmark named world’s happiest country again

Looking for the happiest place on earth? Head straight for Denmark, which has yet again been named the world’s happiest country. According to the 2013 World Happiness Report, published by Columbia University’s Earth Institute for the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Danes are the happiest people in the world, followed by the Finns, the Norwegians and the Dutch. The 158-page report ranks over 150 countries according to a ’life evaluation score‘ that takes into account a variety of factors such as wealth, government corruption, political freedom and job security. Its sources include the Gallup World Poll (GWP), the World Values Survey (WVS), the European Values Survey (EVS), and theEuropean Social Survey (ESS). Denmark also took the top spot in 2012...

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Stay with Koreastay and Win a Great Prize!

Koreastay is a Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) brand that certifies city accommodation. The selected homestays and guesthouses offer international visitors a special opportunity to experience Korean culture and lifestyle by living with a Korean family. The KTO selected 250 host families after conducting a strict assessment according to such criteria as their command of foreign languages, absence of a criminal record, residential environment, guestroom & cleanliness, service and convenience. Later this year, the KTO plans to certify further 200 host families. The KTO’s Koreastay program is attracting favorable reviews for its good, reliable accommodation, and has become hugely popular particularly among backpackers, school trips, cultural tour groups and people interested in Kore

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Hemkund Sahib- Lake & Gurudwara

Located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in Himalayan India, Hemkund Sahib gurudwara is among those rare places which provide an excellent mix of adventure and pilgrimage. Hemkund Sahib (also spelled Hemkunt) is a Sikh place of worship Gurudwara, known as Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib Ji, devoted to Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666–1708), the tenth Sikh Guru, which finds mention in Dasam Granth, a piece of work believed to be narrated by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. It is situated at one end of a glacial lake surrounded by seven mountain peaks and each peak adorned by a Nishan Sahib on its cliff, it is located in the Himalayas at an elevation of 4632 meters (15,200 ft). Just like Valley of flowers (read: http://vagabondimages.in/2013/09/11/valley-of-flowers/) approach to Hemkund is also via Joshimat

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