Around the world, New Year’s Eve is a time for celebrating the past year and welcoming the upcoming one.[slideshow:103493]
Many skylines are illuminated with fireworks and revelers stay up eating, drinking and dancing until the wee hours of the morning. Others focus on family or how they can improve their lives in the new year.
While many festivities around the world share surprising similarities, some cities have one-of-a-kind traditions that are stunning sights to behold. For those looking to experience lively, unique customs to ring in the new year, these are the places to be.