We Should Be Happy Traveling in the Two Happiest Countries in the World!
There are lots of happiness indexes are out there. The 2014 Forbes review reverses the top two, with Norway first and Denmark second. Canada ranks sixth with Forbes as it did with the UN. But the U.S. manages to slip in at number ten. As you might expect, the Forbes ranking puts more emphasis on the financial components of happiness.
I'm sure we'll pay her a visit if only to keep friends from saying when we get home, "YOU WENT TO COPENHAGEN AND DIDN'T SEE THE MERMAID?!"
Allemannsrett literally translates to "all men's rights." It's a "freedom to roam" public rights law that allows the right of access to and passage through all uncultivated land. This means you can pitch a tent or hike through any land that is "utmark" (non-cultivated). Also, wild-berrying is permitted everywhere. This little rule is extra awesome because there are tons of jaw-droppingly beautiful places to see in Norway and few barriers stopping you.