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There are four ways you could celebrate New Year's multiple times, but the TL;DR is that no, there's no practical way to celebrate New Year's more than twice... although there are a few theoretical possibilities if you're willing to spend a lot of money on this! The best way is to cross the International Date Line, so you get an entire day or more to ...


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As far as an adult Halloween party... I lived in Austin for a while, I can tell you that the area downtown known as "6th street" was one of the biggest Halloween parties I have ever seen. 6th Street is where many of the well known bars and clubs are, and is normally a large party on the weekends, but on Halloween all the cross streets are closed off and ...


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The most realistic option might be visiting the village of Tripartito, right where Bolivia, Chile and Peru meet. The three countries are in different timezones in the southern summer (when Chile observes DST but Bolivia doesn't), and at Google Maps it looks like there are roads crossing the borders right at the triple point, so you can simply leave one ...


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Visit the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, and walk around the South Pole in 24 hours such that the South Pole is always between you and the sun. Now, Amundsen-Scott normally operates under New Zealand Daylight Saving Time (Time in Antarctica). However, for the purpose of New Year celebrations, use Solar time instead. As you move around he pole in the ...


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A fairly simple way (unless I'm misunderstanding the question) to get three celebrations would be to go to Cameron Corner in Australia, on the border of New South Wales, South Australia, and Queensland: Google Maps You would have your first midnight in NSW (in Australian Eastern Daylight Time), then 30 mins later step into SA for another midnight (in ...


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Wikitravel/Wikivoyage is the only website I know of that comes close. E.g. for Frankfurt it says the following: If you intend to stay overnight, you may wish to avoid times when trade fairs are held, as this will make finding affordable accommodation a challenging task. The biggest are the Frankfurt Motor Show (Automobil-Ausstellung) every two years in ...


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With the exception of ticket prices, BachTrack does most of what you want. One can search by city, by hall, by orchestra, by composer, or by work (or any combination thereof), and find performances for the next year. The listings aren't complete—it focuses on major orchestras in major cities—but that's probably what you would be interested in for travel ...


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If you are staying in a residential neighborhood, you can pass out candy to kids coming to your door. Just go to the grocery store ahead of time and buy a few bags of pre-wrapped small candies (the stores will have large displays of these, it will be impossible to miss). About the time it gets dark until around 8:30 or 9:00, kids will come to the door and ...


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It very much depends where you want to be for the drop. Supernova hosts a party which is technically in Times Square, just high up, and ages 18+ may attend, or 16+ with an adult. The Times Square Family Pass lets a family of any ages, although drinks will differ depending on age. Also you'd need to be with your family, presumably. The Wikihow article also ...


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At least for Germany (which you used in your examples), the hotel booking site hrs.de is a good source. You can change your language at the top right if it is not automatically detected. You can enter a longer period, and if a major event falls into this period, you'll get a warning. Unfortunately that won't work if no hotel is found at all for the whole ...


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If you received tickets from your state's Senator, you'll be standing much closer than the National Mall. See this image from the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies: People with tickets will stand in the round-ish area in the blue, orange, green, or yellow area depending on what your ticket says. You will also have to enter the ...


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As a Munich native I simply can't just move on after seeing this question =) Please forgive me if I expand the scope of this question too much - but there is simply no way to explain the biggest Volksfest in one or two sentences. There are quite some different factors influencing your chance to get your Mass beer: Yourself If you're travelling alone and ...


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I live in Austin. If you're really looking to party hard, 6th Street is the way to go. If you're looking to experience an authentic, boring, adult-style American Halloween, passing out candy from your AirBnB is a great idea - this is what Halloween is really like for most adults in America! If you're looking to have a little more fun (but not 6th Street fun),...


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This official website of Tokyo Tower has an English-language calendar: https://www.tokyotower.co.jp/lightup/en.php It details for each day's illumination: Its name, for instance today is "Magic Halloween Diamond Veil", A picture of the illumination, The start/end times of the illumination.


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Munich native again. Of course all tents serve typical Bavarian food. The food can be roughly divided into two categories: warm dishes and proper starters/desserts as served in any Bavarian restaurant and Brotzeit, a German/Bavarian classic consisting of bread or Brezn (pretzel) with various spreads, hearty toppings and often accompanied by some kind of ...


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This official "Eiffel Tower Fan Zone" in Paris might be exactly what you are looking for. It is on Champ de Mars right in front of Eiffel tower, free of cost and beyond public viewing of matches it will feature concerts and other forms of entertainment (and probably lots of sponsoring). For other cities you should be able to find similar events by hitting ...


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"Festival time" in Edinburgh comprises most of the month of August. There are actually festivals in Edinburgh throughout the year, but in August several festivals overlap - the biggest of which is of course the Edinburgh Fringe. You don't buy tickets for the festival itself, as it's really just a collection of events held at different fringe venues around ...


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There are many great answers, and you have some options open to you if you AirBnB it. I would ask any potential host if there are children in the area citing your interest in passing out candy. Here is the key: The better the candy you pass out, the more kids you will have. I have bought cases of full sized candy bars and handed them out. You can ...


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While I unfortunately haven't been able to find any comprehensive, hard statistics regarding this, and my personal guess would be an increase, I have found no consistent, conclusive evidence to back up that guess. Instead, I have found examples of it going both ways. Regarding the 2016 Rio Olympics, according to The Telegraph, flight prices from the UK and ...


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A quick google search indicates there was an offer of doing this by private jet from Sydney Australia (not Nova Scotia) to Los Angeles California, if one happens to have 130,000 quids (sic) burning a hole in one's pocket. The timing is rather tight for commercial flights to be successful from the other suggestions, and usually flights don't take off after ...


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1st of January is should still be out of scope and fine to travel. The peak time is during the week of Chinese new year, in 2015 this will be 19th to 25th of February. However, as Wikipedia confirms, the period of high traffic is not only restricted to those dates but stretches beyond that, usually 40 days, namely 15 days before and 25 days after the ...


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The comprehensive Test Ban Treaty CTBT is not currently in force since it's not been ratified by 8 nations (China, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel, North Korea, Pakistan, United States). However no tests have been carried out since 1998 other than in North Korea. You could write to tour agencies (most of which deal with a single North Korean government agency)...


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There is no forecast per se that I can find, although the cherry blossom day event will be on the 22nd of April this year at Kungsträdgården. Then some kind of celebration/event is done in conjunction with the Japanese community, so the bloom should have started by then. Every spring the cherry bloom seems to result in some activity on news sites and social ...


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For just watching the ball drop and the festivities taking place in Times Square from within Times Square there is no age minimum. You just show up and go through all the police barricades to the "pen" where they put you. You cannot leave and return to the same place, if you leave you have to go to the latest "pen" the police set up. It's quite chaotic ...


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So, I did some search in google and found these for Coimbra: https://www.facebook.com/semanaacademica http://www.semanaacademica.pt/queima-das-fitas-coimbra-2014/ These are in Portuguese but I think you can easily translate it either in google or in the built-in tool in FB. The dates are from 9 May to 16 May. The program is not very clear yet. I am sure ...


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Dubai has become a regional hub for international conferences, and it seems to tick every box as far as conference must-haves for your international audience: Easy visa requirements. Most nationals can get visa on arrival; others can get visas through their hotel or airline at minimal cost. Great transportation links. Emirates has one of the largest ...


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Detroit's Devil's Night, was, generally speaking, more about arson and fires, than vandalism and personal injury and death. Be aware that the city has been combating what is now called "Angel's Night" since the mid-90's and for most of the early 00's, the arson levels were near normal. There was a slight increase in 2010 and 2011, but for the last two years, ...


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I believe there was a visit to the North Pole via icebreaker a few years ago. Don't think it was available over New Year though. But if available standing near to the pole it would be trivial to walk round and catch every time zone. Just make sure your partying doesn't involve large quantities of alcohol. 2 minutes on google found this Quark Expeditions


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I have been to the Oktoberfest only once and on a single day, the opening day, so this is not any exhaustive experience. I think it is pretty hard to give a precise answer to your question. The sources you quoted sound realistic to me. The exact time to come is obviously unknown because every tent does not get filled at the same time, there are even ...


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