New Year’s Eve, it’s the event that happens once in a year but 24 times in a day. Nearly everyone rings it in on December 31st, but the mystical magic of time zones means the party lives on and on and on, hitting one little slice of the world after another.
It doesn’t really matter where you’re from, it wouldn’t be Christmas without good food. But growing up in Australia, I naturally assumed that everyone in the world rang-in the season with a barbecue. How wrong I was.
With the added pressure of the ticking clock, thinking up the perfect gift can be a real struggle. But fret not – here’s how to turn the panic into the best Christmas present ever.