<p>The island of Kiribati, where the day's kissing begins. (Photo: Courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler)</p>
Fold up the picnic blanket, cancel your dinner reservation, ditch the back row of the neighborhood movie theater. This Valentine’s Day, let’s get creative.
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Republic of Kiribati
Start planning ahead: If you spend New Year’s Eve on this Pacific island, which borders the international dateline, you’ll be the first couple in the world to bring in the year with a kiss.