Where to Go at New Year
Alternative holiday destinations
Many people think that there are only a couple of traditional ways to celebrate New Year. Of course, they are wrong. Here, we suggest the best of the fun places to visit on New Year’s Eve, which will make your New Year celebration unforgettable.
You may visit Prague instead of traditional Edinburgh with its fire show called “Hogmanay”. Prague is the place where you can sit on the bank of the local river Vltava and observe the whole city with its fireworks. Besides, visit one of the most popular local nightclubs Mecca with modern electronic and Euro-pop music. Finally, take a Party Boat through the night city.
Toronto, the calm and not very expensive city, is a great alternative to overcrowded and high-priced New York. For instance, to rent an apartment in Toronto is twice as cheap as in New York. Also, Toronto offers you Manhattan’s nightlife with low prices. There are a lot of attractive New Year shows on Nathan Square, the symbol of Toronto. You may also visit an old part of the town with buildings in Victorian style, cafes, etc.
Thousands of tourists visit Amsterdam to see its great fireworks, festivals, etc. But you can see the same things in Reykjavik. Choosing this town, you will save your money and time and see the most beautiful fireworks from each part of the city according to the rules on New Year’s Eve. Also, you will be able to spend some time in the local bars and cafes and listen to music of a huge number of groups.
Of course, Rio de Janeiro is famous for great New Year carnivals. But Valparaiso is a good way to save your money and to see something extraordinary. For instance, you will see many little cobblestone streets, cable cars, and a well-known Pyrotechnic Festival. There is also a possibility to take a charter boat and observe the city.
5. Kitzbühel, Austria
Kitzbühel is the place for snow lovers. You will have a possibility to ski from the top of Alpine and famous Hahnenkamm, which you will never forget. The local bars, fireworks show, live music, night clubs, low prices for tasty dishes in the restaurants will make your New Year’s Eve memorable.
Many celebrate New Year in Sydney because they want to be the first to welcome the New Year. Also, there is a place where you can see it in the last. It is Honolulu. It has its own fireworks, chimeric traditions, and round the clock beach. You can save up to 400 dollars.
7. Puerto Rico
Choos Peurto Rica as the alternative to Miami where you can celebrate the New Year on the beach. There is a huge number of hotels, bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. Also, you must participate in night tradition called año nuevo, according to which you have to eat 12 grapes to be lucky in New Year.