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Our Top 10 New Year Holidays and Getaways

Between Aunt Marg's stuffy New Year's Eve party and getting stuck in hours of traffic, New Year's Eve is normally a painful ordeal. As a result, all those classic 'Bridget Jones' resolutions seem to go out the window in the early hours of the 1st January. We, at Original Travel, think that New Year's Eve should be spent revelling in all those things you intend to give up the next day. Why not escape that dreaded New Year's party, the never-ending pile of Christmas thank you letters needing to be written and the turkey you have been living off for days, and jet off to somewhere a little further from home. These are our top 10 best places to be for New Year's Eve...

80 Senses: #16 - Aya Sofia, Istanbul

The church that 'changed the history of architecture.' In this day and age 'Byzantine' might be a - pretty unflattering - by-word for murky political machinations coated in a thick layer of intrigue, but the former Eastern Roman Empire of Byzantium, run from the capital Constantinople, was one of the most important empires in history, lasting for over a thousand years.

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