Book Reviews of Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth

Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
Radio Shangri-La What I Learned in Bhutan the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
Author: Lisa Napoli
ISBN-13: 9780307453020
ISBN-10: 0307453022
Publication Date: 2/8/2011
Pages: 304
Rating:
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.
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4.6 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Crown
Book Type: Hardcover
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reviewed Radio Shangri-La: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth on + 33 more book reviews
If you enjoyed Eat, Pray, Love, you'll enjoy this book. One chance encounter leads Lisa across the world to the distant land of Bhutan, where she discovers much about life and herself.
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Lisa Napoli's description of "the happiest place on earth" certainly made me happy. Ms. Napoli writes beautifully of her visits to Bhutan, a Himalayan kingdom that few are privileged to visit. Her descriptions reminded me of my visits to Thailand where I found the people and the land to be utterly charming. The king of Bhutan works hard to preserve the culture even as the Western world slowly invades the land. Once television was allowed into Bhutan there was no stopping this invasion. There is also the first-time visit to America from one of Ms. Napoli's new Bhutanese friends. We "see" America through Ngawang's eyes which is sometimes humorous and sometimes very revealing of our values.