What really makes us happy? Money? Probably not. Love? Some of the time. Travel? Perhaps. Good friends and family? Certainly. Fear not: the age-old question has an answer, according to research from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. being happyCan we make ourselves happier? According to studies from all over the globe collated by the World Happiness Database in Rotterdam, we can. But the path to happiness may not be where we are looking for it. Read more: BBC News.