December2015

Take a balloon ride over Lincolnshire’s history

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Susan on December 28, 2015

If you are looking for a good place to take a hot air balloon flight in the UK, then why not book an unforgettable hot air balloon ride through (more…)

Man jumps from hot air balloon without parachute

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Rides — Posted by: Mark Smith on

Brave skydiver Antti Pendikainen recently took on and completed a challenge to jump from a hot air balloon without a parachute.

As the hot air balloon soared across the sky at 13,000 ft (more…)

Explore Jane Austen country with a balloon ride through Hampshire

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Barry on December 23, 2015

Fans of Jane Austen will be aware that the literary genius took much the inspiration for some of her most famous books, including (more…)

Touring space becomes a reality following successful testing

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Rides — Posted by: Mark Smith on December 22, 2015

Tourists may soon be able to travel to the edge of space, thanks to a small company in Tucson, Arizona.

Although Richard Branson is the name most often associated with space flights, a company called (more…)

Explore Yorkshire’s monuments on a hot air balloon ride

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Susan on December 21, 2015

The historic northern county of Yorkshire, is without a doubt, one of the best places to take a hot air balloon ride in the UK, not only because it is home to (more…)

Get a bird’s eye view of Essex history

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Mark Smith on December 17, 2015

Essex is a southern county not far from the north-east of London. It shares borders with the picturesque counties of (more…)

Google internet balloons facing problems from India

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on December 15, 2015

Google’s internet balloons, part of Project Loon, may not be allowed to go ahead in India due to concerns about interference with existing communications network. (more…)

Balloon ride the ultimate test for superglue

Filed under: Balloons on TV — Posted by: Barry on December 11, 2015

A new brand of superglue underwent rigorous testing in Russia, to prove beyond all doubt that it really is the strongest adhesive.

Footage from a Russian TV show ‘Wonders of Technology’ or ‘Chudo Tehniki’, has become a hit on social media sites, as more people watch the producer of the show flying upside down with (more…)

Irish company aims to make proposing easier

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Rides — Posted by: Susan on December 4, 2015

A company based in the Emerald Isle has recently been created with the aim of creating stress-free proposals of marriage.

The new business, Propose2Me.com, is the first of its kind in Ireland, and will (more…)