The first lockdown in 2020 taught us: Just because we can’t leave our own four walls doesn’t mean we have to go to one ordinary New Years Eve party dispense! With collaborative media, like Zoom, Skype and Co., you have the opportunity to celebrate the New Year together with friends and family to celebrate. If the party is only virtual, one makes it possible Zoom party you and your loved ones to be emotionally together despite physical distance. What could be nicer on New Year’s Eve?
Tip: By making her the same music hears (e.g. a live stream), the same Banquet prepared or amusing clothes à la Themed party wear you feel all the closer!
The agony of choice: Zoom or Skype?
The host can send invitations to the party as a link
Guests join by clicking the invitation link
Max. 40-minute conference with the free version
For longer parties, the host needs the paid version
Conclusion: If your guests are not too familiar with the digital world, is zoom the more suitable variant. There you can Internet newbies just send an invitation as a link. Just click on this link and Grandma is ready to party. Skype requires something more digital skills, but is free of charge even for longer party conferences.
New Year’s Eve with children: Let’s dress up!
Okay, of course that certain kick is missing when best friends can’t join the party. So let’s show our little ones that one New Year’s Eve party exclusively with parents does not have to be automatically lame! How do you do that? With costumes!
With a funny one Disguise – whether as a clown, favorite animal or action hero – and the right one Decoration the familiar home becomes a fun one Fantasy world. The Carnival Prince has an excellent selection in this regard. So the turn of the year can still be an unforgettable highlight!
You can find out many more options in our popular blog post New Years Eve with children.
New Year’s Eve at home for two: Raclette
Raclette for two ?! Yes, I really mean it. If you think of bigger rounds when it comes to raclette, that’s the one inconspicuous New Year’s Eve classics just the right means to get into the New Year mood for two. Because the smoky, sweet smell and the playful form of preparation work wonders! (Or was that the pine schnapps? …)
Of course you are with the Filling the pans no limits. However, if you don’t want to spend too much effort and still experience great pleasure, then simply orientate yourself on Original recipe from Switzerland: Jacket potatoes, pickled Pickles and Silver onions, Raclette cheese – et voilà! Nothing more is necessary.
The right raclette cheese is available in Vienna, for example. B. at Der Schweizer.
Further Cheese shops can be found in our blog article of the same name!
New Year’s Eve at home alone: self-care
Not everyone has the opportunity to spend New Year’s Eve with others, call friends or relatives, or meet them over the Internet. People like each other there on New Year’s Eve especially lonely feel. But don’t forget: After all, around half of all households are in Vienna Single households. So you are not alone!
Whether voluntarily or not – the turn of the year is always a good moment to take a conscious step to approach yourself. who yoga or meditation practiced, already has everything he or she needs for it. Those who want a little support have the option of getting the suitable reading to get them to accompany them into the new year with positive feelings and just the right mix of realism and optimism.
Our literature recommendation: “Overwinter. When life pauses ”by Katherine May, Insel Verlag, approx. 23 euros.
Talking is good! At the number 05/1776100 can chat with others via the Caritas chat network! ?❤️
Weird New Year’s Eve at home: karaoke machine
Spending New Year’s Eve at home does not mean that the new year has to be calm and contemplative: you really want that Scream your soul out of your body? Then one is Karaoke machine just the thing for you! You can borrow the equipment z. B. at the Karaoke Club Austria (daily rent: 96 euros, weekend: 120 euros).
If the karaoke machine is too unwieldy for you, you have the option of one Game console to use (e.g. the karaoke game “SingStar” for the Playstation). You can use a game console, for example. B. borrow from vending machines in Vienna.
New Year’s Eve in Italian: Different countries, different customs
The ceiling falls on your head at home or do you just find it boring to spend New Year’s Eve on the sofa at home? Then you have the option of having the turn of the year Customs from other countries to spice up something! Are you a big Italy fan? Then look what traditions there are around the New Year!
In any case, you definitely should lenticchie (= Lentils) cook with winter spices, like cinnamon, anise and cloves, as well as a strong one Sip red wine. This is what Italians are doing to conjure up the windfall in the coming year. In the past it was even customary to give friends or relatives a wallet filled with (dry) lentils. It is also common in Italy to talk to each other Champagne behind the ear to rub or red underwear to attract as it is said to bring good luck.
The Italian delicatessen store Donatella can certainly help you with this.
New Year’s Eve at home, but with glamor: film cocktail night
You always wanted to feel like James Bond? Anything is possible with the right drop! How about one James Bond movie night? Approve one or more to do this Martinis and you will get to know your favorite film in a whole new light! Or how about one Cosmopolitan as in Sex in the City, one French 75 as in Casablanca or a White Russian as in The Big Lebowski?
Recommended reading: “Movie cocktails: cool drinks from legendary films” by Will Francis, Prestel Verlag, approx. 15 euros