9 Ultimate New Year’s Eve Destinations Slideshow

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Rio de Janeiro

Join the ultimate beach party in Rio de Janeiro, where everyone's decked out in white, partygoers toss flowers into the ocean at midnight, and the cachaça is flowing. The spectacular fireworks at midnight are best seen on Copacabana Beach (it's summer in Brazil), and don't forget to eat 12 grapes at midnight, per tradition.

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