Happiness is, of course, a state of mind. But Vitamin D makes us feel better, meaning sunshine is important to our wellbeing. And tranquil spaces to make us calm and clear-headed are also going to be better for mind, body and soul. So with that in our thoughts, head to one of these travel destinations - you'll feel happier almost immediately.More
The colourful town of Valparaiso, Chile cannot be missed. The sea on one side, brightly painted houses on the other and a thriving art scene - it's sure to put a smile on the face of even the most surly.
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Head to Port Opua, in the Bay of Islands and charter yourself a wee boat. Drifting among the 140 sub-tropical islands in the area, you're bound to feel calmer and calmer by the second.