Hot Air Balloons

On A Balloon Ride – Photo Series At The Mondial Air Balloon 2017

The Mondial Air Balloon (MAB) is a biyearly event that saw its début in 1989. It is the World’s biggest hot air balloon festival, followed by the …

Photography

Inflating a Hot Air Balloon in Cappadocia, Turkey

A hot air balloon being inflated before air trip over Cappadocia, central Turkey, as seen from inside. This colorful photo was a finalist in the …

Wikimedia

Pic of the Week: Ballooning in Bagan, Myanmar - Solo Traveler

Enjoying the view over Bagan, Myanmar from a hot air balloon.<p>The Pic of the Week is drawn from photos submitted to the Solo Travel Society Facebook …

Myanmar

Journey to the North Pole in a Hot Air Balloon

© Scott Polar Research Institute<p><i>T</i>his is the forgotten story of a brave (and perhaps slightly mad) scientist and his two men, who made a perilous one …

Paris

Take a Ride in this VR Hot Air Balloon

<b>Combining the mechanical, physical and virtual, a new VR hot air balloon ride allows for a realistic in-flight experience.</b><p>Hopping in a wicker basket …

Virtual Reality

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On November 21, 1783, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes took the world’s first hot air balloon ride. They ascended …

Zoning

This hot air balloon proposal ended in a crash landing

We don’t know what the universe is trying to say to this couple whose hot air balloon proposal ended with a crash landing, but we sure hope that …

Aviation

DIY Lantern Ideas to Light up your Holiday Season

Tis’ the season to be jolly and even if it is not fully here, getting ready for all that festivity and fun does mean you need to start early enough. …

Crafting

Mystery as hot air balloon crash lands with nobody in the basket

An unmanned hot air balloon crash landed into a car park sparking fears that someone may have fallen out.<p>Office workers rushed to the scene at …

Aviation

Hunter Valley Hot Air Ballooning with Kids

<b>If it</b> <b>flies, speeds, falls or rolls, then there is a good chance Raffles, my mini man of action, is going to want to try it, which is a little</b> …

10 Romantic Things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the most exciting cities to visit in Australia. The buzzing city has nightlife, a great food scene, festivals galore, and outdoor …

Australia

This Flash Sale Is Offering 99% Off Flights Until Midnight

It's November already, which often means the only vacation you have to look forward to is holiday-related. Frontier is hoping that getting 99% off …

Air Travel

Hot Air Balloon Fest to touch down in Chalmette Nov. 10-12 | NOLA.com

The first-ever Bayou Road Balloon Festival will touch down Nov. 10-12 at Sidney D. Torres Memorial Park in Chalmette, with more than a dozen hot air …

New Orleans

Hot air balloon lands on Queenstown building site

Hot favourite upset in New Zealand Cup and record-breaking crowd favourite goes back-to-back in Group I sprint.<p>The man, in his 70s, was "a friend to …

New Zealand News

Jaipur Sightseeing: Best Tourist Places to Visit in Jaipur

<b>Authored by Anirudh Singh</b><p>Known as “The Pink City”, the Indian city of Jaipur is royalty well personified. Its enormous treasure of history, culture …

47 Incredible Wheelchair Halloween Costumes For Kids

One of our favourite parts about Halloween is seeing the incredible, over-the-top DIY costumes parents create for and with their kids in honour of …

Cosplay

A Guide to Slovenia: Roadtrips, Mountains & Airbnbs

So this summer we went to Slovenia and now I want to move there. For real. It’s incredible. I am going to admit, I based my decision of going to …

Europe

Video: Ride a Hot Air Balloon Over Dubai

Dubai is a veritable playground for the wealthy, and its many attractions draw millions of visitors each year. The desert city is home to the tallest …

Travel

Cappadocia: JOSTLING FOR A BALLOON SEAT (17)

One of the top tourist attractions in Cappadocia Turkey is by far a hot air balloon ride over this magical place. It gives the unforgettable view …

Travel

5 Reasons to Visit Vernon This Winter

Guarantee an unforgettable visit to Vernon with one of these memorable winter happenings<p>The festive season is fast approaching and Vernon in …

North America

Hot air balloon makes emergency landing in Connecticut neighborhood

Filed under: News, US, Weird News<p>WALLINGFORD (WTIC) -- A scary situation occurred outside of a Wallingford school Sunday morning when a hot air balloon landed at Parker Farms Elementary School.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

AOL

Texas Congressmen Want Pilot Checks After 2016 Balloon Crash

WASHINGTON (AP) – A bipartisan bill in Congress would put more regulations on hot air balloon pilots following a Texas crash last year that killed 16 …

Aviation

FAA pressured to crack down on hot air balloons

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is coming under increasing pressure to crack down on hot air balloon operations after federal investigators …

Drones

NTSB scolds FAA over balloon pilot and with good reason

A deficient amount of enforcement in the ballooning industry may have contributed to the deaths of 16 people in a hot air balloon crash in Austin …

Opinion

Feds say pilot in deadly hot air balloon crash was high on drugs

A hot air balloon pilot was wasted on a combination of potent drugs when he flew into a power line and killed all 16 people on board — the deadliest …

Aviation

Pilot of hot air balloon that crashed was likely impaired by opioids, valium

AUSTIN, Texas -- The pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was probably impaired by Valium, opioids and cold and allergy …

Aviation

Xbox Sets Guinness World Record from a Custom Super Lucky’s Tale Hot Air Balloon

Welcome to adventure! In anticipation of the November 7 release of <i>Super Lucky’s Tale</i>, Xbox created a custom hot air balloon that took flight during …

Gaming

African Safaris For Every Budget - Exploring Africa

Apart from the unique and impressive wildlife, huge, open spaces and miles of unspoiled natural habitat, there are so many more reasons to visit this …

Wildlife

NTSB: Balloon crash pilot was as impaired as a drunk driver

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The pilot in the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history was probably impaired by Valium, opioids and cold and allergy medicine when he ignored weather warnings and flew the ride into a power line, investigators said Tuesday.<p>Besides Valium and oxycodone, there was …

Aviation

Pilot of hot air balloon crash that killed 16 was drunk on Benadryl

Investigators say the pilot of a Texas hot air balloon that crashed and killed 16 people flew with enough Benadryl in his system to have the …

Aviation