A busy vendor stacks side dishes for hungry customers at an outdoor street market in Shanghai, China on December 1, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob/Flickr)
Himalayan peaks tower over a Mt. Everest base camp at Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal on January 13, 2014. (pat_ong/Flickr)
A market street full of glittering jewelry stalls awaits customers in Hong Kong on January 1, 2014. (Luca Mascaro/ Flickr)
A shopkeeper is surrounded by her dried goods and wares at an indoor market in Bangkok, Thailand on January 1, 2014. (Tord Sollie/ Flickr)
A Hello Kitty character pounds rice cakes at the Sanrio Puroland Theme Park in Tokyo, Japan on January 5, 2014. (Tomhohiro Ohtake/Flickr)
Women maneuver their produce-laden boats at the Lok Baintain floating market in South Kalimantan, Indonesia on December 31, 2013. (killerturnip/Flickr)
The yellow facade of a temple stands out from a view atop a building in Zhenjiang, China on December 6, 2013. (Tahiat Mahboob)
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As one of the first countries to ring in the new year, a fireworks showcase explodes in Sydney Harbor, Australia on January 1, 2014. (Halans/Flickr)
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