March2015

Numerous balloons confirmed for Lubao event

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Susan on March 25, 2015

The organisers of the Lubao International Balloon Festival in the Philippines recently announced that 45 balloons are scheduled to attend this year.

Noel Castro, who is the chair of the (more…)

What can be seen from the skies of Leicestershire?

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Barry on March 20, 2015

In the centre of the country you will find the county of Leicestershire, which is in the East Midlands and has a lot to offer those wanting to take a hot air balloon ride in the area.

This is because there is plenty to gaze upon while up in the air, from (more…)

Rides to be available at upcoming balloon festival

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Barry on March 19, 2015

At Tiverton in Devon this July, members of the public will have a chance to experience lifting off and floating high into the sky.

One of the companies that will be taking part in (more…)

What can be seen in Northamptonshire from above?

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Susan on March 18, 2015

There’s never a dull flight when taking a hot air balloon ride over Northamptonshire. This county in the East Midlands is home to many landmarks that are great to look at from above, including Silverstone motor racing circuit and Northampton Cathedral.

However, what other fascinating landmarks can be (more…)

The perks of ballooning over Cambridgeshire

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Mark Smith on March 16, 2015

In the east of England lies the county of Cambridgeshire. The region has a lot to show off, both on the ground and in the sky, which draws many people here who want to take a hot air balloon flight around the county.

Luckily, there is plenty to gaze upon in Cambridgeshire from the air, making it (more…)

Ballooning over Bedfordshire

Filed under: Features — Posted by: Barry on March 14, 2015

A hot air balloon ride is always an enjoyable experience no matter where you fly from, but Bedfordshire offers some idyllic scenery that makes it the preferred location for many ballooning enthusiasts.

This is because the county in the east of England offers a (more…)

Giant Jesus balloon ready for its maiden flight

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Barry on March 11, 2015

A hot air balloon that features an image of Jesus Christ will take its first flight this Easter in the skies of western New York.

The 80ft-tall balloon, which is called ‘Risen’, is made from (more…)

Balloons to launch soon at Malaysian festival

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Susan on March 4, 2015

The seventh Putrajaya Hot Air Balloon Fiesta (PHABF) is due to be held later this month.

Last year the Malaysian festival attracted 200,000 people. Although the date of the event has been (more…)