New Year's Eve is right around the corner, and Sydney is wasting no time in reminding the world that their summertime celebration is a force to be reckoned with.
This week, the largest Australian city released its NYE 2017 print advertisements, themed "wonder," which was determined by the agency Imagination.
The print design, created by Nadia Hernandez, represents the diversity found throughout Australia. From the outback to the Great Barrier Reef, Aboriginals to urbanites, Australia has everything at its beck and call, with a relaxed and friendly culture to boot. Since Australia is in the Southern hemisphere, this time of year sees more surfing than snow as well, making it an ideal winter destination for us northerners to flee to.
Plus, Sydney's annual New Year's celebration is one of the best in the world, according to the Travel Channel, who ranked it among London, Rio de Janeiro and New York City's iconic Times Square ball drop. Each year, around one million partiers gather at the Sydney Harbour, while approximately one billion people tune in from their televisions.
Australia is also one of the first places in the world to welcome the new year, meaning that while East Coast Americans (like myself) are just waking from their slumber on December 31, Sydney will be in the throes of poppin' bottles and changing calendars.
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