Last year in honor of the International Day of Happiness, we asked you to tell us what it is about travel that makes you happiest. We loved your responses, and we’re excited to share some of them with you now in honor of this year’s International Day of Happiness coming up on March 20th, 2016! Take a look at the infographic below—enjoy some inspiring quotes about the power of travel and learn what destinations and wild animals have made you all the happiest.
We were interested to see that 41% of you prefer travel to mountainous destinations and 31% prefer beaches. Seeing that 23% of you would be happiest to travel to Oceania made us dream of beaches in the Solomon Islands. We loved seeing your interest in more exotic destinations, since 20% of you were happiest to travel to Africa and 12% were happiest to visit both South America and Asia. And of course we were excited to see your love of wildlife come through with votes split pretty evenly between giant pandas, polar bears, elephants, grizzly bears, and tigers. Not to be outdone, lions, whale sharks, humpback whales, lemurs and giraffes all got credit for inspiring travel happiness as well.
Thanks so much for sharing your love of travel with us. The thing that makes us happiest about travel is getting to share our adventures with you!