What makes people happy?

What makes people happy? How do people reach their state of well being around the world? Will the answers be same or do people’s values from different cultures and societies give us a completely different answer? We are asking people we meet along the way what it is that makes them happy… These are their answers:
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“Knowing that there are more good people than bad.”
– William Calle Franco, 55, Medellín – Colombia
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“I’m happy if i have a good history for to listen, fresh water, the silence of the forest. Space for to write, a good sunset. An many many many coffee, an whiskey if possible.”
-Lorenzo Mora, 33, Santa Marta – Colombia
“Work and being creative”
– Emilia Ana Belic, 44, Botos – Serbia
Processed with VSCO with hb2 preset“Traveling, roller coasters, summer, days off, air conditioning”
– Srdjan Smrkic, 24, Belgrade – Serbia
Processed with VSCO with hb2 preset“Drawing, anime, movies, long walks, friends, concerts and parties.”
– Jelena Kretler, 18, Zrenjanin – Serbia
Processed with VSCO with hb2 preset“Summer break, winter break and good music”
– Sinisa Smrkic, 18, Secanj – Serbia
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Not to have problem with other people, to live happy and in peace with others. Money doesn’t matter”
– Sore Naimg, 39, Northen Myanmar (Mountain area) – Myanmar (Burma)
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– Htike Htike San, 23, Mandalay – Myanmar (Burma)
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Making good memories”
– James Wah, 27, Ipoh, Perak – Malaysia
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“Happy meeting and seeing God”
– Leslie Tak, 34, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Communication with all people in the world”
– Fauzi Bin Ismail, 57, Kampung Bavu – Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Traveling with my friends”
– Fatin Nadia Bt Aziz Jaffar, 22, Malaysia
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Do what I like every day and obey what man parents said. Do what my religion want”
– Sofia Redzuan, 20, Malaysia 
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Seeing other people happy and being able to be part of it”
– Ameer Brontoari, 42, Bali – Indonesia 
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Welcoming people in to my home”
– Vo Hai, 70, Hoi An, Vietnam
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Football, swimming and my son”
– Má A Maý, 27, Cát Cát Village, Sapa region – Vietnam
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“If I see other happy people I get happy”
– Su Mang, 45, Lao Chai Village, Sapa region – Vietnam
Processed with VSCO with c1 presetTo be comfortable with the company I’m in”
– Digby Barrowcliff, 18, Dorsit – England
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Springtime in Amsterdam”
– Loretta Noë, 18, Amsterdam – Holland
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Someone to love, work to do and I can do what I want”
– Thao Phuong Le, 25, Hanoi – Vietnam
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Sunny day with my friends and a mojito”
Elise Abreu, 22, Toulouse – France
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Being in good comapny”
Pebbles Bancken, 18, Amsterdam – Netherlands
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Feeling a part of something”
Lucy Atkins, 24, Bristol – England
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Feel free to go wherever I want and to do whatever I want”
– Ji Yan, 29, NanChang Jiangxi – China
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“I am proud to show the world my culture and traditional lifestyle.”
– Josua Waqa, 39, Rakiraki – Fiji
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Waking up healthy every morning”
– Lawrence Kara, 49, Tribe: Tainui, Christchurch – New Zealand. 
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Other people. life generally”
– Maria Delaney, 60, Wellington – New Zealand
Processed with VSCO with c1 preset“Harmony: when the sun comes and warm you up in the woods and you can hear the birds singing. To live where there’s no noise except the ones from nature.”
– Jûrg Bachmann, 60, Liestal – Switzerland
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”Good people and finding common connections, good music and coffee”
– Francis Jakeman, 41, Matakohe – New Zealand
“Family, peace and quiet, a full belly, balance good health and making others happy-giving”
– Vanessa Murch, Matakohe – New Zealand
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– Keith Davidsson, 60, Tokarau (Kaitaia) – New Zealand
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– Syd Greaves, 56, Cable Bay – New Zealand
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“Nature, meeting new people and Brandy with Coca-Cola”
– Viaan Mong, 19, and Gavin Mong, 24, South Africa. Dog: Bullet.
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“Unexpected journeys and beer”
– Dirk Fourie, 24, South Africa
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“Snowboarding, skiing and hiking.”
– Camille, 25 and Clement, 29. Vosgeo – France
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“I think it is great when people treat each other fairly.”
När alla människor behandlar varandra rättvist, det  är toppen.
– Gert Larsson, 91, Sandviken – Sweden
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