The Ideal Date On a Hot Air Balloon

While most people would be content with a traditional date such as dinner and a movie, some may want to try something more exciting that can still be romantic. Picture yourself drifting above the earth with a glass of champagne in hand. This could just be the cleverest idea yet for a romantic date. Of course, more planning would be involved in going on a date in a hot air balloon than a traditional dinner date. You would have to book in advance and pay quite a bit of money. You also need to be sure that your prospective date is willing and not afraid of heights since this would...

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Who Designs Hot Air Balloons

Today there are a few notable hot air balloon designers and manufacturers that are found in the UK and the United States. Apex Balloons is located in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. This company has been designing and manufacturing hot air balloons since 1998. They design very lightweight balloons and enjoy experimentation. They not only build entire balloons but also have pre-cut kits that a person can purchase and put together themselves. They do customize balloons for individual customers and also offer the option for customers to come and help build their balloons in the shop. Kits do come with a plan and instructions on how to build the...

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Hot Air Balloon Festivals

Albuquerque New Mexico in the United States is famous for its hot air balloon festival. There are few sights more spectacular than hot air balloons floating over a beautiful desert landscape. This festival lasts just over a week and has several events that are scheduled. If you happen to be in New Mexico in October, then this would be a worthwhile festival to attend. [caption id="attachment_55" align="alignright" width="255"] Albuquerque New Mexico[/caption] Also, in the United States is the Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic that is held during May each year on Memorial Day. A little later in July there is a balloon festival held in New Jersey. The QuickChek...

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