Above the Acacia trees : A hot air balloon Safari in Serengeti

We were in an astronaut position inside the hot air balloon basket as I tried to look away from the nervous faces nearby. We had woken up at an unearthly hour of 4 am, tip toed to the lobby at the Four Seasons Serengeti to be greeted by warm croissants Read More …

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta : Photography tips

What started as a small gathering of 13 balloons in 1972, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has grown to become the largest balloon event in the world. Held each year during the first week in October, the Balloon Fiesta now attracts more than 600 balloons and 1000 pilots. Whether you are planning a family Read More …

Hot Air Balloon Tour of the Teotihuacan Pyramids

Hot Air Balloon Tour of the Teotihuacan Pyramids by Tiffany Nicole I have been wanting to take a hot air balloon ride for…ever – so enjoying the mesmerizing bird’s-eye views of the Teotihuacan Pyramids was a dream come true! Trust me when I say, there is no better way to Read More …

A Desert Kaleidoscope At The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Don’t worry if you didn’t make it to the Desert Kaleidoscope to see the hot air balloons dazzling in the skies at the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta ― Canon Explorer of Light Ken Sklute shares with us some stunning images from Mass Ascension and Balloon glow at the event. But if you Read More …

Plano Balloon Festival : Our yearly tradition!

As much as we love getting Outside Suburbia, there are times I’m excited that I live in the Suburbs – September is one of those times when Hot Air Balloons float across the autumn skies of Plano . Plano hosts the biggest, brightest, finest Balloon festivals. It has become a yearly fall Read More …

Up up and away : 6 Epic Hot Air Balloon Rides around the world.

The experience of launching into the atmosphere, riding in a hot air balloon while enjoying the birds eye view of the world below is an experience like no other.  It requires no skills other than the ability to wake up early in the morning since most of the rides as at dawn when Read More …

A hot air balloon ride over the Sonoran desert in Scottsdale

A Photoblog of a hot air balloon ride in Scottsdale The 3 of us, college buddies, setout to the beautiful desert of Arizona for some catching up.  We drove to Sedona, in the northern Verde Valley to see the beautiful red sandstone formations one day, hiked up the Camel back mountains on another. But Read More …