Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher* HAPPINESS. One word, nine letters, roughly seven billion definitions, one for each person on the planet. Share in the planet's lessons on youth, old age, love, death, work and family. This Lonely Planet title features fascinating insights into how happiness is created in different cultures, and how we can be happy too. Each lesson is uniquely illustrated and is designed to inspire. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Alexis Averbuck, Alex Leviton, Kate Thomas, Sarina Singh, Carolyn McCarthy, Virginia Jealous, Rebecca Milner, Kerry Christiani, Etain O'Carroll, Lisa Dunford, Gabi Mocatta, Michael Kohn, Ben Handicott, Dan Savery Raz, Jessica Lee, Sarah Baxter, Caroline Veldhuis, Bridget Blair, Emily Matchar, Piera Chen, Nigel Chin, Rose Mulready, Meredith Snyder, Craig Scutt, Gregor Clark About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community.
Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) *#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013