Happy New Year

Celebrate “New Years Eve” Around the World

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Every year at the end of December on New Year’s Eve the World celebrate the ending and start of a New Year. The first place to welcome the new year is in the island of Samoa and Kiribati on the East and continues west to the rest of the World.


In London the celebration starts around the Big Ben with 8 minutes of Fireworks above the London Eye followed by a Special New Years Parade trough Central London the following day. also enjoy FREE travel on all public transport in London (Tube, tram, DLR, TfL Rail and London Overground)on New Years Eve 2015 (between 23:45 and 04:30 or last service) for more details follow this link.

London Eye Fireworks

In the City of Lights Paris, hundreds of thousands walk around the Champs-Elysees. waiting for the Grand Fireworks show at midnight over the Eiffel Tower.

Paris Eiffel Tower Fireworks


In New York you can watch the traditional “Ball Drop” in Times Square (a huge Crystal Ball dropping a 70 foot pole atop One Times Square) with more than a million people enjoying pop star musical performances, balloons, confetti and Dancing followed by many after-parties in the Clubs and Bars around Time Square.

If you are Around Los Angles, don’t miss the Rose Parade in Pasadena California. The parade is festival of flowers, music and sports celebrated for more than a 100 years (since 1890).

Rose Parade Pasadena

In “Reveillon” – Rio’s New Year Festival everyone gather around at the beaches at midnight sending flowers over the waves to the African Sea God Yemanja. later on the pubs, restaurants and streets of Rio De Janeiro get crowded with people.


In Tokyo all the Temple Bells will ring at Midnight, Remember also to stay around for the 2nd of january, its one of only two days every year that the Emperor’s Palace Grounds are open to the Public.

On New Years Eve, Sydney‘s Harbour Bridge will light out the Skies with a grand show of fireworks.

Sydney Bridge Fireworks

And most important don’t forget to kiss you love ones when the time comes… (here is a clue –> 24:00).

Enjoy Life and Happy New Year :-)
Guy Perl
Social Travel Blog