I may not talk about my bucket list around here a lot, but witnessing a New Year’s Eve countdown in another country is one of the things I want to experience. Who would have thought that I’d finally scratch this off of my list even before leaving for the US?
Luckily, our hotel’s only about half an hour walk from
For starters, we had our media
It was almost 10:00AM when we decided to walk towards the venue. Even from a mile away, we can hear the loud music from the ongoing party. I’ve never been to New York, but it felt like we were in Times Square for the NYE countdown. Oh, and it’s pretty cool that almost everyone wore flashing headbands that looked nice in the dark.
Mom and Aunt Marie opted to stay aside where they could lean against the wall while Dad, my brothers and I stayed on our spot the entire time. It’s also interesting to watch different people from afar, taking selfies and
Joining the NYE countdown in Bangkok was one for the books. I couldn’t compare it to anywhere else than how we do it Manila, but it’s different. Back home, Filipinos go all out with firecrackers and aerial fireworks. I won’t exactly recommend that you see this for yourself, but it would be a unique experience. Just keep off the streets, though!
CHEERS TO 2015!