Have you ever wanted to leave your routine behind and move halfway around the world? One journalist, Lisa Napoli, did just that—and she picked a country that normally costs a small fortune just to visit. Bhutan is supposed to be one of the happiest places on earth, but it’s also one of the most isolated. The country doesn’t see many tourists or outside visitors.
It’s a whole new world compared to the life Napoli left behind in Los Angeles, but her struggle to start Bhutan’s first youth-oriented radio station, along with first-hand descriptions of this relatively unknown destination, make Radio Shangri-La: What I learned on My Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth a great read.
Want to learn more about Bhutan? Visit author Lisa Napoli’s website, where you can find photos and videos, an FAQ, resources on Bhutan, a bonus chapter, and more suggested books to read.
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