November2014

Highlights of a balloon flight across Hertfordshire

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Susan on November 30, 2014

One of the home counties and rich in history, Hertfordshire is a wonderful place to make a balloon flight.

Whether taking to the skies in (more…)

Balloon trips across Berkshire: Royalty and racing with a river view

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Mark Smith on November 29, 2014

As with any hot air balloon trip in the UK, a flight over the rolling Berkshire countryside is always a thrill.

With the landscape dotted with (more…)

From country to city to coast in a Hampshire balloon

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Barry on November 27, 2014

With its sweeping coastline and rambling countryside, hot air balloon rides over Hampshire are a fantastic experience.

Home to the stunning New Forest and the cities of (more…)

International ballooning event returns to Portugal

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on

Recently, the Alter do Chão balloon festival returned for its eighteenth year.

In total, 52 balloons took part in (more…)

Another successful year for US balloon festival

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on November 20, 2014

The 27th Arkansas Valley Hot Air Balloon Festival took place between the 7th and 9th of November in Rocky Falls, Colorado, and was well attended.

A cold front caused a slight delay on the Saturday, when the (more…)

Three nonagenarians tick hot air ballooning off their bucket lists

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Rides — Posted by: Susan on November 13, 2014

Recently, three people in America aged over 90 decided to take their first hot air balloon rides.

At the end of October, Caroyl Gooch of (more…)

First licensed hot air balloon school opens in Taiwan

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Pilots — Posted by: Barry on November 6, 2014

Taitung County is now the home of Taiwan’s first school for training hot air balloon pilots.

The Sky Rainbow centre currently has (more…)