Escape to Costa Rica

Documentary exploring Costa Rica, officially the happiest country on the planet

It’s officially the happiest country on the planet, with no military, a carbon-neutral national grid, laidback citizens and even great coffee.

So is Costa Rica the next best thing to heaven on earth? Science writer Gaia Vince and her family head to Central America to find out if the facts back up the press release.

Britain, in case you’re wondering, is 34th happiest, so maybe Costa Rica has lessons for us all.