by Agostio Alvareznio
New Year's Eve is one of the most important global holidays with modern-day celebrations that vary from religious feasts to vibrant parties with colorful lanterns and fireworks. To discover the global essence of New Years Eve, these are the five best places to visit:
Sydney Harbor Before the western world has awakened, Aussies down-under are welcoming the New Year with a riot of partying and fireworks. On New Year's Eve, more than 1.5 million Australians and foreign party-goers gather in and around the harbor to view the famous fireworks display. Not only is Sydney one of the first major cities to welcome the New Year, it's one of the best places to enjoy summer weather while other cities are stuck in the cold.