Spending New Year's Eve in Dubai watching jaw-dropping fireworks happening at Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, Atlantis, The Palm is not a bad choice at all.
One Times Square, New York City is the best option. Here, New Year's Eve Ball is lit around 6 pm which begins all the festivities and yeah, all of it is televised to more than a billion people all around the world. Plus, you can enjoy fabulous live performances as well. Sounds good!
You can enjoy charming light show on New Year's Eve at Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour.
The City of Light, Paris is one romantic spot to hit with your partner and if you're looking to celebrate New Year's Eve with the crowds, you can find your way to the 'Champs-Elysees'. You will end up witnessing thriving street party and fireworks over Arc de Triomphe.
Are you from those who prefers nature over city lights? If yes, you can start your New Year with stunning sunrise views of Byron Bay. It won't be like a usual party with fireworks or beachfront activities, but you can be a part of lovely family-friendly, alcohol-free events including the Soul Street New Year's Eve, featuring street stalls, local bands, face painters, buskers and fire twirlers.
Edinburgh is famous for its dynamic festivals and arts scene and what do I say about Hogmanay? Edinburgh's New Year festival which runs for straight three days is a treat of incredible music, art, and theatre, as well as a renowned firework display which you can enjoy the best from Princes Street Gardens.
Step yourself for a visual treat in the Honolulu Harbour, witnessing fireworks from one of the much beachfront, and also be prepared for a campy version of New York's illuminated ball, Honolulu has its own 'Pineapple Drop'– a large, lit-up pineapple.
If you enjoy dancing madly, head to Reykjavik where the party spirit burns brighter than the symbolic community bonfires that people gather around to dance and sing.
You can get lit by the performance from the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra.
Kyoto is famous for its excessive preserved shrines and temples. There you join the locals at a temple for joya no kane, where you ring temple bells for good fortune in the coming year.