The skies light up in celebration no matter where you are in the world. The New Year festivities are popular no matter whether you are in US, Paris, Berlin, Toronto, the UAE, Singapore or any other place on the globe. Different cultures and traditions mark the celebrations of New Year in several unique and exciting ways. The wonderful experience of experiencing new cultures and backgrounds across various locations is a perfect excuse to travel to your favorite location. So pack your bags and set off to your dream destination to enjoy the festivities of the New Year.
The New Year’s Eve
People enjoy the festivities late on the New Year’s eve until wee hours on New Year’s day in almost every location across the globe. So whether you wish to indulge in the celebrations at New York City’s Times Square or in London’s Trafalgar Square, you would be greeted with happy, cheerful, and a bustling crowd around who are always in high spirits.
Best Places to enjoy the festivities of New Year
- The US
One of the classic celebrations in the USA takes place in the city of New York. The festivities are unique right from the ball drop in Times Square to special international multi-cuisine buffets prepared exclusively from the best celebrity chefs in the city. Be a part of the traditional celebrations which include taking a toast with a glass of champagne and creating ripples with a loud countdown at midnight with your friends and loved ones. There are several themed and wild parties thrown at many locations in the US which continue till wee hours in the morning. Some of the best locations to celebrate the new year in the US are Los Angeles, Las Vegas, California, Miami beach, Sacramento, and much more. Browse for various locations in the city to enjoy a scrumptious brunch on the New Year served in major restaurants in various cities of the US.
Experience the best of the USA
History is mesmerizing. What is more amazing are several ancient places, antiquities, and monuments that still exist, thereby offering a glimpse of the mysterious civilization and culture that prevailed several centuries ago. Imagine how you would feel to visit a palace that once served as the residence of a legendary ruling dynasty or a place where a momentous war was fought? Intriguing, wouldn’t that be? So, if you love history, make complete use of your holiday time and visit places rich in history. While there are several historical destinations around the world, we have picked some of the best for you. So, here you go, all history lovers!
A travel fanatic would be always on the look-out of where to explore next. From must-visit travel sites and buzzy entertainment spots to tranquil retreat, laidback beach destinations, and up and coming destinations, we’ve compiled here a list of Holiday Destinations, though not in a specific order, to add to your travel wish-list and ensure that you don’t miss out on your next vacation. After all, 2014 promises to be an astounding year to tour some of the far-reaching, enchanting spots.
1. Sri Lanka
Glorious beaches, escalating waves, hazy mountains, mighty elephants, friendly people, and warm smile– all sum up a visit to Sri Lanka. Take a trip to UNESCO World Heritage sites including Sigiriya’s Rock Fort, explore the stunning mountainous landscape of the country’s central hills, indulge in water activities at some of the world-renowned Sri Lankan beaches like Negombo, Galle, Kalpitiya and Jaffna, and most of all, spot a variety of rare and interesting plants and animals that its incredible as well as diverse ecosystem shelters.
2. Kerala, India
Being home to an astonishing range of attractions, from Vagamon blanketed with serene meadows, Thrissur that is famed for its cultural attractions, and Thiruvananthapuram – the capital city to Kumarakom – a haven for nature lovers, Wayanad that is drenched in natural beauty and Munnar with its exquisite location at an altitude of about 1600 meters above sea level and bounded by lush green mountains, Kerala definitely merits the title, ‘God’s Own Country.’ Continue reading