HipLatina: When staying home on NYE what is your favorite activity? Family? Self Pampering? Traditions?
Tara Sherry-Torres: I really don’t like to go out on NYE because everything is always overpriced and way too crowded for my liking. Plus living in the northeast it’s always COLD!! My ideal new year’s is to eat out at a nice restaurant (maybe around 7pm), drink lot’s of champagne, and be home to watch the ball drop. The next day is all about new year’s brunch!! It cures any hangover and it’s always fun to start the year off with all your favorite people, eating some delicious food, and of course just keep the champagne coming.
HL: Favorite NYE drink of choice?
TT: Basically it’s not new year’s without a ridiculous amount of champagne for like 24 hours straight.
HL: Favorite NYE memory?
TT: A few years ago I was in Rio for NYE and that was a wonderful experience. Everyone wears white and parties on the beach. You release white flowers into the ocean for Yemaya, asking for blessings in the year to come. We danced samba on the beach and walked all around Copacabana. The fireworks display was so beautiful I cried. A really special night.