Lisa Napoli: Life in Bhutan and Radio Shangri-La


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Lisa Napoli left the U.S. looking for a different life experience, and ended up in Bhutan, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Her struggles and triumphs in helping to start a youth radio station and more are explored during this hour.


Public radio journalist Lisa Napoli was fed up with the rat race in Los Angeles and longing for adventure.

So Napoli headed to what is known as the happiest place on earth, the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan – where the nation’s priority is not Gross Domestic Product, but rather Gross National Happiness – to help start a youth-oriented radio station called Kuzoo FM.

Napoli wrote a book about her experiences, called Radio Shangri-La, and talks about it this episode.

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