Ways to spend New Year’s Eve vary depending on where in the world you are. Some New Year’s Eve celebrations, like watching the ball drop in Times Square, are world-famous, while other ways to spend New Year’s Eve are lesser known. If you've got a case of wanderlust just thinking about different ways to spend New Year’s Eve, then check out the following celebrations and festivities from around the world.
1. First Timers in the Pacific
For one of the more unique ways to spend New Year’s Eve then head to Apia, Samoa, to be among the first people in the world to ring in the New Year. Until recently, Samoa was one of the last places to greet the New Year; however, a recent shift of the International Date Line means it’s now one of the first. Spend New Year’s Eve in one of the island’s resorts, and make sure to stay up and watch the first sunrise of the year over the Pacific Ocean.