With a champagne toast in Japan.
"Happy New Year from Tokyo! 2013 was truly magical.Truly. Lets make this one even better- in the Words of Allan Savory: "Lets make 2014 a Vintage year for humanity," the Vampire Diaries star wrote on Instagram Monday.
"I'm so grateful for the support of Vampire Diaries and The Ian Somerhalder Foundation," he continued. "I'm so truly grateful for all of the support but I need you help- pls pls PLEASE go to Isfoundation.org and donate TODAY- it's the last day of 2013 and we need it!!!Help us build this sanctuary and start these programs! PlEASE help! Please retweet this message over and over and over!ISF Family please spread this like crazy;) Love, Ian."
Ian jetted off to Asia Dec. 26, starting his trip in China, where he posed with a couple of friends that accompanied him on the excursion wearing gas masks they found in their hotel room in Shanghai.
Before heading over to Tokyo, the pals hopped on a train and made a quick stop in Beijing.
What an awesome way to kick off 2014!