The New Year is approaching and celebrating it like something unusual, and not fulfilling the programmed ritual at the festive table. After all, to raise sparkling glasses, welcoming the beginning of a new period, it is possible in any other country that will present the novelty of sensations and refresh the old tradition. To meet the New Year abroad and not spend the last money, you need to approach the choice of a country with great responsibility. Today, there are many budget lines, choosing which, you will have a great time. Look at how other nations celebrate this world holiday, and join in the general merriment.
In order not to go far, go to neighboring Belarus, where the New Year is greeted with delicious rustic cuisine, among the snow-covered forests of Belovezhskaya Pushcha. It is there that Grandfather Frost lives, having equiped his outlandish tower in the midst of fluffy evergreen fir trees and gloomy thickets. There you can book apartments on one of the numerous recreation centers, which offer guests comfortable conditions and a rich holiday program. If you want to celebrate the New Year in the city – go to Minsk. There you will be waited by noisy Christmas fairs, fragrant street mulled wine, cheerfully glowing coffee shops, folklore festivals and much more.
Bulgaria is one of the most popular options for the New Year. In the country, many inexpensive ski resorts – Bansko or Borovets pleasantly surprise you with European service and quality trails, and in Pamporovo you will taste the best dishes of the Rhodopean cuisine and the famous Bulgarian wines. A more noisy celebration of the New Year’s Eve is taking place in Sofia – the ancient capital of Bulgaria will dip you into a magical atmosphere, show a beautiful festive outfit of millions of flashlights and feed the traditional dishes to the dump.
Slovakia is a very beautiful, although a small country, where the New Year is celebrated with warmth and “lampovo”, offering tourists a wide choice of places for a cozy pastime. The Slovak mountains occupy almost the entire territory of the country, so you can swim in plenty on skis, and then go to a sauna or a small restaurant. There, the New Year’s party will be held in the company of live music, delicious national cuisine and crackling fires. Do you want a rich cultural program, then your choice is medieval Kosice – a town where on New Year’s Eve everything literally breathes a fairy tale and magic. For popular nightly entertainment, go to Bratislava, the European heart of Slovakia.
In Slovenia, New Year’s Eve is celebrated with a grand scale in Maribokhor Poghorje, Kranjska Gora and the town of Bovec, where tourists from all over the world come every year. The capital of Slovenia, picturesque Ljubljana, awaits guests with open, snow-covered embraces and many wonderful gifts. In the center of the capital there are always crowds, infected with festive mood – for them the mayoralty conducts various entertainment events, so it will not be boring to anyone. You can find a more peaceful family holiday in the balneological resort of Rogaška Slatina or in any old small town in Slovenia, where friendly residents will happily show you what a real New Year is with relatives and friends .
Georgia and hospitality are two inseparable concepts, to which there are such additional bonuses as the stunning Georgian cuisine, fragrant wines and endless fun. You can meet the best New Year on the skiing track in Bakuriani or Gudauri, and celebrate noisily and brightly – in Batumi or Tbilisi, where one of the most large-scale New Year fireworks is launched each year. There you will feel all the charm of New Year’s Eve in the open air – pierce your teeth in a juicy hot shish kebab, drink it with tart red wine and watch with fascination the colorful bursts of fireworks on the night sky.