Why spend MONEY on a hiking holiday?

Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich from Cornell University has made four studies on the subject over decades and came to the conclusion that happiness is derived from experiences, not things. …

Experiences also reflect more of who we really are. They are closer to our inner selves as we are, according to Gilovich, “the sum total of all our experiences.” And as such, when they are shared, experiences allow us to get closer to others in a way impossible with inanimate objects that we can buy. …

Want Happiness? Buy Experiences, Not Things, Says a Cornell Psychologist

A couple of tourists walk on a trail below the Matterhorn mountain in Zermatt on June 30, 2015. The resort celebrates this year the 150th anniversary of the iconic Alpine mountain's first climb. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

A couple of tourists walk on a trail below the Matterhorn mountain in Zermatt on June 30, 2015. The resort celebrates this year the 150th anniversary of the iconic Alpine mountain’s first climb. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI 

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