Sydney celebrates the new year at midnight, featuring fireworks, aboriginal ceremonies, and light shows. Popular viewing spots fill up quickly. Visit Manly, Bondi, and Bronte beaches.

Taipei's New Year's Eve celebration includes a vertical fireworks show at Taipei 101, Tiger Mountain, National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, and pre-event music at City Hall Plaza.

Bangkok offers the best nightlife in Asia, perfect for celebrating the new year with spectacular fireworks, sky-high bars, and serene temple visits like Wat Pho and Wat Suthat.

Dubai's Burj Khalifa hosts a New Year's Eve fireworks show, while nearby Burj Plaza is popular for families. Dubai is a food destination with Orfali Bros. and Baku Cafe.

Cape Town's stunning Victoria & Albert waterfront offers stunning fireworks, vegetarian food, and live music. Visit famous vineyards like Leeu Estates for a memorable New Year's Eve experience.

Romans have been throwing bacchanals for over 2,000 years, featuring circus Maximus, fireworks, the Amore Festival, the Three Tenors concert, and the Rome Parade for music lovers.

New Year's Eve fireworks in London, including views from hilltops, river cruises, and Old Bell Tavern, offer stunning views of the city's stately landscape.

Rio de Janeiro hosts a vibrant New Year celebration with 3 million people, featuring Copacabana Beach, Jobi Bar, and the stunning Vista Chinesa pagoda.

Times Square hosts New Year's Eve, but Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza offers fireworks, and New York's Circle Line cruise offers a serene experience.

Las Vegas celebrates New Year's Eve with a Vegas-style festival, fireworks, and David Blaine's Impossible show. Dress warmly and check weather forecasts for a cool night.