OF 10 STARS ON SYLVESTER NIGHT
In order to able ambitious tourists to guide themselves in choosing the perfect place where to spend Christmas and Sylvester night a new travel guide has emerged, published at the Houston Chronicle, fruit of the work of Pauline Frommer, daughter of the revered Arthur Frommer, a true star of travel industry the which still shines today due to his memory.
It is her father that first came up with the idea of making the traveller’s choices easier. His daughter just took his legacy further. This kind of guide has an international public and is accessible either in printed or on the internet for any anxious holiday seeker.
In this latest guide a list was made op starting with the destination with the highest recommendation. This article presents the first ten spots from the list and it is true indeed that any of these options may end up as the holiday of a lifetime for you.
Santa Fé, New Mexico – the most sought after town from the state of New Mexico, it is also the oldest capital city ever erected on the territory that would later become part of the United States. Founded in 1607, it enjoys the status of its surrounding province since 1610. Some of the most prevalent types here are the churches, most of them dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi, the town’s holy patron.
London – You should watch the Christmas Pantomimes here. They are spectacles on the streets based on popular children’s stories and fairy tales, at the Barbican, Victoria Palace and Richmond theatres. Imagine that the aristocracy of old times also used to watch these spectacles, perhaps driven there by horsed carriages and dressed in elegant clothing.
Las Vegas – On New Year’s Eve, this city is visited by those seeking rich, high-class celebrations where everything impresses the eye.
Branson, Missouri – Come and watch as the whole area lights up with bright holyday decorations.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Try the Reveillon, a New Year’s Eve celebration that includes an all-night festival on the beach with music, food and a firework spectacular. The Brazilian women are renowned for their exquisite beauty.
New York City – The Big Apple shows off irresistible holiday trimmings on the Fifth Avenue and the decorative windows of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor.
Rome – closest to heaven and the possibility of winning a place there after death. Pope Benedict XVI will offer the traditional Christmas Blessing from St. Peter’s Square, and the Vatican produces a New Year’s Eve fireworks show.
Puerto Rico – At the top of recommendations lie the old San Juan White Christmas Festival and the Bacardi Artisans Fair.
New Orleans – Some journalists have mentioned they like this destination most. Don’t miss the Papa Noel celebrations and the Jackson’s Square Street Party!
Sydney, Australia – Sydney harbour. The fireworks.
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