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Let’s be honest: New Year’s Eve is stressful. There’s a lot of pressure on where to go, what to wear and who you’re going to kiss at midnight. But if you plan early, it doesn’t have to feel like such hard work. Instead of staying home or finding a local party, this year you could plan a trip and ring in midnight somewhere new and fun. Whether you want to stay in the UK, have a European city break or journey to North America, there are plenty of options for your New Year’s Eve celebrations that will make the night extra special, local-style.
Here are 10 trips we suggest you start booking now, from Prague to Quebec City to Edinburgh. Just don’t forget your 2017 glasses – and a lot of champagne.
This article was first published November 19, 2016.