Have you already decided where and how you are going to celebrate New Year? If not, our list may be of great assistance for you.
1. Las Vegas, USA
Las Vegas is a perfect place to celebrate absolutely anything, not to mention New Year. On New Year’s Eve streets are closed for traffic, so the greatest celebration is taking place right there. If you do not like street parties, you can choose among myriad parties and shows that clubs, resorts, and casinos are offering at New Year’s night. A lot of them invite world famous stars to entertain their guests. Therefore, you will have good chances to see your favorite celebrities.
2. Tokyo, Japan
Most Japanese people like to celebrate New Year at home, with their families. However, it does not affect the fact that Tokyo is one of the best places to spend New Year’s Eve. Go to Shibuya crossing for the countdown. Then you can go partying or join the ancient Japanese tradition “Hatsumode” and make your first visit to a shrine in the New Year.
3. Sydney, Australia
Two things make it worthy to celebrate New Year in Sydney. The first one is the fact that it is summertime there, which we are sure inhabitants of the northern hemisphere will appreciate. The second one is the Sydney Harbour that is world famous for its fabulous fireworks. You can enjoy them from the coast or book a place on a boat, and observe everything from the water.
4. Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul has a unique atmosphere of a historic and modern city. Celebrating New Year there will be an unforgettable experience for you. If you are a fan of big and crowded street parties, then you should go to Taksim Square or Bagdat Caddesi. An opposite variant is to take a stunning midnight voyage along the Bosphorus.
5. Niagara Falls, Canada
If you want something different and new, then celebrate New Year at Niagara Falls. Their spectacular view is already a good reason to spend the New Year’s Eve there, but not the only one. The main party is taken place at Queen Victoria Park, and you will be happy to know that it is free. Organizers will entertain you with live music and plenty of fireworks. You will also have a lot of other places to go – a Dinosaur Park, the Niagara Skywheel, etc.
6. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Another good variant for fans of summertime and beach parties. Go straight to the Copacabana beach. Be prepare to party all night long among the people who know exactly how to do that in the best way. You will see performances of Brazilian and international stars, famous samba schools, as well as long spectacular fireworks show.
7. Edinburgh, Scotland
Just one word – Hogmanay. It is an old tradition that makes New Year celebration in Edinburgh so unique. Just imagine thousands and thousands of people walking along the streets and creating torchlight procession. Do you want to be one of them and have one of your most memorable New Year celebrations? Traditional fireworks and parties are included.
8. Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates
Go there in order to get a brand new celebration experience. Meet New Year in the middle of the desert, in a marquee with exquisite food and alcohol, surrounded by belly dancers.