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Best place in the world to spend Xmas & New Year?

Travel Forums General Talk Best place in the world to spend Xmas & New Year?

1. Posted by Paul3879 (Respected Member 212 posts) 9y

OK, another simple thread... In your opinion...

Where is the best place in the world to spend Xmas & New Year? And... What would you do?/Did you do?

PS (apart from HOME!)

2. Posted by Sam2000 (Inactive 121 posts) 9y

Ok...I was going to say home...Then read the PS...!

3. Posted by bex76 (Moderator 3736 posts) 9y

Sydney was the best place I have ever spent Christmas and new year. on christmas day we had a picnic overlooking the harbour and it was lovely; so weird to have a warm christmas day! on New Year i watched the fireworks on the harbour.

This year I am going to Budpest so hopefully that will be great too. :)

I would love to be in Times Square for New Year.

4. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 9y

The only place I ever spent Christmas away from home was when I went to Auckland to visit my sister. It was lovely and warm and the only time I ever wore a sun dress on Christmas Day. New Year's was also nice - no coats to bundle up in and the music at the club was fabulous.

I'm spending this Christmas in Belfast, so we'll see how that compares!

5. Posted by mim (Travel Guru 1276 posts) 9y

I'd be torn on somewhere hot or somewhere really snowy and christmassy....

I spent it in Kenya one year and it just didn't feel right!
Maybe I'd like to try it somewhere really cold one year, apparently you can get a commercial trip to Lapland (presumably for santa and the reindeers) that might be quite cool...

But I reckon Britain is a good place to be, everyone gets in the spirit, its the right climate and loads of log fires and christmas lights...but then I'm probably bias

6. Posted by ChIqUiTtA (Respected Member 278 posts) 9y

Madrid, Spain was a great place to spend New Years... i was there a couple years ago, and i discovered that the spanish really do know how to party!!!
hopefully san sebastian is equally as good! (that's where i'll be this year!)

7. Posted by pinkgirlie (Full Member 121 posts) 9y

Paris... its just magical!