Archive for July, 2009

The Best and the Worst Airports to Spend the Night in

If you happen to be in Paris for a great backpacking adventure and thinking of saving a few hundred euros by spending the night in the airport, think again. According to a survey on a website “The Guide to sleeping in airports“, Paris’ Charles de Gaulle International airport is rated as the worst airport to [...]

Costa Rica Tops World as the Greenest, Happiest Country — Happy Planet Index

Costa Rica is the greenest and happiest country in the world, according to a list by Happy Planet Index that ranks nations by combining measures of their ecological footprint with the happiness of their citizens. The HPI is developed by the New Economics Foundation and it shows the average years of happy life produced by [...]