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TOP DESTINATIONS TO CELEBRATE NEW YEARS EVE

2014 is drawing to a close which means it’s time to organise your New Years Eve celebrations. We have been dreaming of exotic places we would love to spend the New Year. Here are our top pick of the best places to celebrate New Years Eve 2014/15!

10. Dubai, UAE

Dubai, with its unique combination of modern advancements mixed with rich culture, is an incredible place to celebrate the New Year. It also has the perfect centerpiece for the annual firework display, the remarkable Burj Khalifa.

Kul ‘am wa antum bikhair!

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9. Opera House & Harbour Bridge, Sydney

Sydney Harbour is the place to be on New Years Eve. With its stunning iconic buildings and breathtaking firework displays, Sydney knows how to host a New Years Eve celebration!

Happy New Year!

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8. Paris

Who wouldn’t want to count down the New Year in front of the Eiffel Tower.

Bonne année!

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7. Los Vegas

People come from all around the world to celebrate the New Year at the world famous Los Vegas strip. It hosts one of the largest pyrotechnic firework shows with crazy nightclub parties and concerts by A-list performers. What a way to start 2015!

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6. London

You can watch as the Big Ben rings at the stroke of midnight while you party it up in England’s capital!

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5. Moscow

I don’t know whats more colourful, Moscow’s fireworks or buildings? What a beautiful city to spend the New Year holiday.

S novym godom!

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4. Reykjavik, Iceland

For something a little different, why not replace fireworks with the northern lights? You can watch as mother nature celebrates the New Year. Plus, who would say no to a trip to Iceland!

Gleðileg Nyár!

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3. Copacabana Beach, Rio De Janeiro

The fireworks display in Rio De Janeiro on New Years Eve is one of the largest in the world, lasting 15 to 20 minutes! Around 2 million people go to Copacabana Beach each year to celebrate the New Year! So if you enjoy festivals, warm nights and cheeky late night swims you must go to Rio for the New Year celebrations!

Feliz ano novo!

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2. Fiji

This year Flying The Nest will be bringing in the New Year in Fiji! This will be our first year celebrating outside of Australia and to say we are excited is an understatement!

Me Nomuni na marau ni siga ni sucu kei na tawase ni yabaki vou!

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1. Times Square, New York City

Celebrating New Years Eve in Times Square has been on our bucket lists for as long as we can remember! Our goal is to be here to celebrate NYE in 2015/16. We want to see that ball drop! Maybe some of you may join us?

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Tip for the party animals: If you are a major party goer celebrate the New Year in Sydney, hop on a flight, and re-celebrate in America! 

Where will you be counting down the New Year in 2014/15?

Stephen and Jess signoff

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