Here are the Places to go in new year 2019
Every year before Christmas, the question comes back tirelessly, with the accuracy of the Pragueastronomical clock : where to celebrate the New Year? Whether you’re the kind of person who prefers to dancefloor the dancefloor, enjoy a glass of mulled wine on a frozen river or glide on an outdoor rink, here are 4 places in the world to celebrate the New Year
Edinburgh: New Year’s Eve in Scotland
Why not celebrate New Year’s Day in the UK? And not in London, but to change, in Edinburgh! There, we do not speak of New Year but of “Hogmanay”. Whatever name is used, Edinburgh knows how to celebrate the New Year as it should be. Concerts and festivals enliven the streets and other festivities take place throughout the city. Enter the dance during the ” ceilidh ” which takes place at the foot of the castle. Edinburgh is also the perfect destination for those who plan to spend the New Year’s weekend with the family: some events that start in the afternoon, such as the Baby Loves Disco , are particularly suitable for children.
Barcelona, the unbeatable
For years now, the question has been: “What is the most festive city in Europe? », Barcelonainvariably arrives at the top of the responses. The Catalan capital keeps a je-ne-sais-quoi terribly festive. The inimitable atmosphere of its tapas bars, these ramblas stormed and its breakfasts facing the sea on the way back from the evening have not aged, faith of a party animal. For the new year, the “nochevieja” in Spanish, the tradition is that one swallows twelve grapes at the time of twelve strokes of midnight. If you are in a bar or a restaurant at that time, you will surely be given a bunch of grapes to encourage you to continue the tradition of “doce uvas”. If you’re looking for a place to celebrate New Year’s Eve, head to Poble Espanyol, where a big party is held every year. Finally, know that in Catalonia, if you want to follow the tradition, we do not drink champagne but cava, sparkling local white wine. Cheers !
Prague, the magic
It is difficult to make the capital of Europe more pleasant than Pragueduring the end of the year holidays. With its Christmas market that gives it an inimitable charm and its famous Charles Bridge covered with snow, Prague always attracts more visitors. In winter, the cold does not stop the locals and the party is still in full swing. Known to be the biggest beer drinkers on the planet, the Czechs are also inveterate revelers, who do not miss an opportunity to go out. On New Year’s Eve, the alleys of Prague are crowded with locals and tourists gathering in Old Town Square to drink a mulled wine and celebrate the passing of the new year. At midnight, fireworks ignite the sky. Lovers of classical music, let yourself be guided by the organ notes and embark on a frenzied tour of the churches
New York, the stroke of madness
At the mention of a New Year’s Eve in New York , we all have in mind images of yellow taxi lanes under the snow, and crowds of people gathered under the flashy lights of the neon lights of Times Square, come together to celebrate the passing of the new year. If the cold does not scare you and you dream of a little crazy, go to New York for the new year. Here, on December 31st, we celebrate almost everywhere. From the famous Times Square ceremony that brings together tens of thousands of people at Brooklyn’s cozy little bar where locals party to regulars, you can not miss a place to go out and have fun. So take advantage of the freezing temperatures by taking a ride on one of the city’s many outdoor rinks .
Zagreb, the unexpected
Fans of unknown destinations in Europe to party, Zagreb will convince you! For a long time, the Croatian capital suffered from a reputation as a sleepy city. The fault is years of conflict that has tainted the good mood of its inhabitants and harmed the dynamism of its nightlife. But in recent years, Zagreb is waking up. Cocktail bars are springing up in the city center, while factories rehabilitated as party places abound. In recent years, a large Christmas market has invaded the city center, plunging the city into a magical atmosphere. On the evening of December 31, many concerts are held in Ban Jelačić Square, and a fireworks display is fired at midnight. The opportunity to drink a glass of champagne before spinning in one of the many clubs in the Croatian capital.