24 Hours of New Year’s Eve: Your Pictures

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Each December 31st, Kiribati is the first country to flip the calendar ahead; celebrations then unfurl from New Zealand all the way to the Western United States. Once the clock chimes twelve in American Samoa, everyone in the world is once again living in the same year.

Whether we’re at a party or having a quiet night with family, almost all of us do something to mark the passing of another year. Here, in pictures, are some of the ways bloggers around the world welcomed 2018.


Of course, there were fireworks — lots of fireworks — in Sydney, AustraliaKoh Chang, ThailandMelbourne, AustraliaHamburg, GermanyEdinburgh, Scotland; and Edmonton, Canada

… and in Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio, there was plain old fire, as blogger Paul saw 2018 in with a winter hike.

A midnight toast in Ohio, from The Mountains…

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My Great Galapagos Trip – Days 1 & 2

Adventures Of A New Floridian

This summer, I had the opportunity to go on the trip of a lifetime. In fact, I had the opportunity to achieve my my biggest bucket list item and life goal. You see, from the age of six, all I wanted to do was visit the Galapagos Islands.

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