As 2022 is closing on waving us goodbye, the new year is knocking on our doors and is waiting to be warmly welcomed.
If you are looking forward to celebrating new years eve in style and would like to go on a fantastic last holiday for this year, keep reading as we are sharing the best places to spend New Year in 2022.
As one of the first places on Earth to welcome the new year, Sydney, Australia is on top of our list for the best places to spend the new year in 2020. Just imagine admiring the fantastic fireworks and light show with the vibrant colors reflecting into the calm waters of Sydney Harbor and the stunning structure of the Opera and the Sydney Harbor Bridge in the background. A nice bonus for those who do not enjoy cold winter temperatures is that December to February is the summer season in Australia!
Can you imagine anything better than a massive display of colorful burst of fireworks by the iconic Eiffel Tower. If you would like an even more spectacular scenery of the midnight show, you can head to Montmartre. Your next destination for the rest of the night should be the popular Chams-Elysees Boulevard, which offers fantastic opportunities for a party until dawn.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Despite being widely known for its spectacular Rio Carnival, the city loves celebrating the New Year as well! You are for a really unique experience, as the Brazilian streets get packed with locals dressed in white clothes dancing to the sounds of Samba! Make sure to head to the popular Copacabana Beach, as you will be for a real party treat. People gather together to celebrate the New Year and all of this is accompanied by a lot of music, dancing, and drinking!
Those looking for a tropical New Years’ celebration can head to Bangkok, Thailand. Often referred to as Asia’s party capital, the city will not disappoint you, as it throws massive fireworks and light shows, as well as free concerts by the riverside. If you would like to be part of these hectic and vibrant celebrations, make sure that you are at Central World Square once the clock hits midnight. If you would prefer a more secluded and peaceful party, though, you can choose one of the numerous rooftop bars, overlooking the city’s skyline!
London, United Kingdom
London is certainly among the best places to spend New Year. The city holds one of the largest fireworks displays in the world, as soon as the iconic Big Ben strikes midnight! The magnificent explosions are also accompanied by a fantastic vibrant show of music and color. If you are planning a romantic trip to London for New Year’s, you may want to book tickets for one of the River Thames cruises, which will provide you with the same outstanding views from a more secluded and intimate atmosphere, though!
Hong Kong, China
While the biggest fireworks show is at Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong has a lot more to offer. The bright, beautiful city skyline illuminates once the clock hits midnight, so make sure that you are standing somewhere high to be able to fully enjoy the magnificent display. With various rooftop bars and pools, Hong Kong will not disappoint you. We cannot imagine anything better than taking a dip into a fantastic infinity pool on top of one of the skyscrapers, sipping on a glass of champagne, and admiring the fireworks show. Can you?
If you are not bothered by the idea to visit the windy and cold city of Chicago during the winter months, the city is one of the best places to spend New Year in 2020. You can take a stroll along Lake Michigan and admire the stunning fireworks display. Besides this, the city will guarantee you a night filled with fun and entertainment. This year numerous hotels will also offer special in-room deals, if you are looking for a more secluded and romantic celebration. Get a room with a view over the skyline and have a stay at the night!
Are you dreaming of a winter fairy-tale – a city sparkling with Christmas lights and covered with pure white snow? If the answer is yes, then you should visit Moscow, Russia. On New Year’s make sure to head to the popular Red Square, which hosts glamorous fireworks and lights show every year. If you enjoy ice skating you can also find numerous locations spread across the city, where you can go on a romantic date with your significant other, or spend a fun day with your children if you are planning a family trip. Either way, Moscow is certainly one of the best places to spend New Year as you will create unforgettable memories!
For those of you who do not enjoy cold and snowy winter days, we have a hot and dry and still colorful and vibrant suggestion – Dubai! The luxury, style, and elegance that the city is covered with are also shown through their New Year’s fireworks show. Dubai is hosting various events throughout the city to choose from – from a massive party at Burj Khalifa to smaller and more secluded celebrations by the beach, you will be able to find everything you have ever wanted!
Cape Town, South Africa
Last but not least on our list of the best places to spend New Year in 2020 we have Cape Town, South Africa. With approximately 3 days of continuous festivities, parties, shows, and displays the city will certainly blow your mind with its lively and engaging atmosphere. As the clock hits midnight, make sure to head to the Victoria and Albert Waterfront, where you will witness an explosion of colors, lights, and magic. The best part is that you can find various street vendors offering delicious traditional food and drinks as you are partying through the night!
Which one of the above mentioned fabulous destinations grabbed your attention?