Entering a new year is always a blessing and so if you’re looking to start the year with a bang then we’ve got you covered.Whether you’re looking a festive celebration or something a little out of the ordinary we’ve put together a little something for everyone. Check out our top 5 destinations to visit for New Years day


On top of your list of destinations to visit for New Years day should be Berlin. You can expect fireworks, food and fun in the German capital. Berlin is known to celebrate the New Year in style with their  yearly gathering at the Brandenburg Gate which consists of shows, party tents and exquisite food stalls. Fireworks start exactly at midnight so grab your friends together and join the other millions of people welcoming in 2016. If you’re still in the buzz of the new year then follow the locals down to the city’s many bars and clubs. With the strength you have left over why not partake in the Berlin Silversterlauf which is pancake race to you and me, here you’ll enjoy a 10 kilometer race of flipping pancakes. No better way to ring in the new year.



There’s no better time to visit New York other than on New Year’s Eve. You’ll have more than an empire state of mind in this glorious city. Join the million other at Times Square to see famous musicians and the drop of the 12 foot crystal ball. This is a televised event so don’t be shy to look your best and once it hits 12 and you’re feeling for a different atmosphere then take a boat ride on the New York Harbour as it offers the best fireworks show on Liberty Island.  New York should definitely be one of your destinations to visit for New Years day.



If you’re looking for an adventure then you need to head down to Sydney! With one of the largest fireworks display in the world, you can expect a show from 9pm until midnight. With so much to see and do such as Sydney Opera House, Bondi Beach, Taronga Zoo and the Sydney Harbour Bridge your New Year will be nothing less than spectacular. With acrobatics, an aboriginal smoking ceremony and boat parade Sydney encompasses everything you would want to see when entering 2016.



If you’re looking for a beach destination for New Years day then make sure you’re heading down to Hawaii. Enjoy the magnificent fireworks display glowing on the beautiful baby blue shores alongside outdoor music concerts and boat cruises for a truly magical evening. With so many beach bars and clubs make sure you save your energy for the grand after party you’ll have.



One destination to visit for New Years Day is Barcelona. This Spanish city offers fun, sun and beach even as the temperatures start to drop Barcelona is relatively warm and offers you t perfect startto 2016. Make sure you visit Las Ramblas for some local fun and experience Catalonia party scene in full swing. Enjoy some cava sangria and freshly baked churros con chocolate whilst you walk on the beach after 12pm and say hello to 2016.


With so many countries around the world make this New Year special by taking a flight to somewhere different.

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