04/22/2012 08:15 am ET Updated Jun 22, 2012

Finding A Happy Place With The Help Of Statistics (PHOTOS)

Aren't we all in search of happiness? The UN has recently released their World Happiness Report 2012, with Nordic inhabitants coming out on top: Denmark, Finland and Norway took the top three spots. The rankings were based on a number called the "life evaluation score," which measures a variety of factors including people's health, family and job security as well as social factors. Here at Black Tomato, we've selected our favorite destinations from the top 15.

Read on to see why they make us smile to find your happy place...

Finding A Happy Place