New Year’s Eve can be a source of stress for some people. It is the start of a new year and the end of the last one. People will want to end on a high note or start things off with a bang. There can be a lot of pressure on the night. So perhaps it is best to just take it slow and stay in this New Year’s Eve. Make things less complicated, but just as enjoyable as ever. Here are five ideas for low-key New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Have a Party
This might sound counterintuitive, but, if you have the party, you can control the vibe. Instead of heading out on the town, invite some good friends over. Cook some great food and stay in. You can still have a dance party if you want to.
Leave Before Midnight
There is no reason to not go out to the bars, or to someone else’s wild party, but you might want to give a quiet goodbye before midnight. Get home amidst the ruckus and let the New Year quietly dawn.
This isn’t exactly low-key, but it is different. Flights are cheap on New Year’s Eve. You might have to stay a week to get back home just as cheaply, but why not book a flight across time zones and wake up somewhere new in 2019?
Invite over your most competitive, fun-loving friends and have a game night. What could go wrong?
With friends or alone, go to Sephora and purchase some choice facemasks, order in and open a bottle of Champagne. Relax and let the New Year begin.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.