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Hot Air Balloon Plunges Into Power Lines, Knocks Out Electricity

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 09.06.2016 | Weird News

A hot air balloon crashed into power lines and left residents in Clyde, Ohio, without electricity Monday. Two people were on board the aircraft when i...

16 Killed In Fiery Texas Hot Air Balloon Crash

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 07.30.2016 | Crime

By Robin Jerstad LOCKHART, Texas (Reuters) - A hot air balloon burst into flames over central Texas on Saturday after apparently striking power lines ...

Captured Breath

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 05.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

Love is the helium that makes achieve great heights. As we inflate and deflate remember that you are loved, even on your worse day. Your family, friends and that higher power want us to soar.

What a Crazy, Quirky, Funny Adventure! Albert Up, Up and Away

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 04.29.2016 | Teen

Inspired by the beloved children's book, Albert by Ole Lund Kirkegaard, this lively, animated tale whisks you on a journey that has to be seen to be b...

Winter Activities in Park City, Utah

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.28.2017 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Perhaps the most famous of Park City's winter attractions, the Sundance Film Festival is truly an event for the ages.

Snowdown: A Drunken Mid-winter Festival in Durango, Colorado

James Orndorf | Posted 02.01.2017 | College
James Orndorf

Snowdown, now in its 38th year is one of the Colorado state's largest winter festivals. Founded in 1979 in Durango, Snowdown was created as town ...

Up, Up and Away: The 15 Best Places for a Hot Air Balloon Safari In Africa

AFKTravel | Posted 10.01.2015 | Travel

There's no more thrilling way to see Africa's incredible landscapes and animals than from a hot air balloon. Silently float over herds of game and s...

Where in the World is the Best Place to Be in October?

Lonely Planet | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel
Lonely Planet

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy...

Artist Makes Giant Patchwork Hot Air Balloons From Recycled Bags

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.01.2015 | Arts

Argentine artist Tomás Saraceno has his head in the clouds. For his newest project, titled "Becoming Aerosolar," Saraceno transformed thousands of re...

Create an Epic Family Getaway, No Matter Where You Go

Kari Haugeto | Posted 08.19.2016 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Seriously, you make some of the best discoveries when you have no idea where you are. Don't think about that for too long or your head will explode.

Balloon Pilots Break World Record With Trip Across Ocean

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | Sports

By Joseph J. Kolb ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan 30 (Reuters) - A pair of balloonists trying to fly to North America from Japan passed a major...

Joan Jett Rocks It at the Quick Chek Festival of Ballooning

Ilana Rapp | Posted 10.08.2014 | Parents
Ilana Rapp

I love rock and roll! When I found out Joan Jett & The Blackhearts were playing at the Quick Chek Festival of Ballooning this year, you can only imagine my excitement.

29 Photos That Will Awaken Your Inner Explorer

Alex Kim | Posted 05.03.2014 | Travel
Alex Kim

If you can't visit these places yourself, here's the next best thing!

Flying High: The Thrill of a Hot Air Balloon: What to Expect, Where to Go and Why It's Worth Every Penny (PHOTOS)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 04.21.2014 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

There's no feeling of speed or ascension, yet you can see that you're moving. It's like standing 1,200 feet in the air, and your basket resting on an invisible people mover.

The Ultimate Winter Escape

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.24.2013 | Travel

In the Cappadoccia region of Turkey, hot air ballooning is the sport of choice. It's easy to see why when you look at the town of Göreme, a mounta...

I'm With Stupid: Up, Up and... Oh, Wait

Todd Hartley | Posted 02.09.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I've been fairly lucky in my life when it comes to experiencing different ways of getting around. In all my years, however, there are two conveyances I've always wanted to try but never had the opportunity: hot air balloons and Segways.

10 Reasons Why Jordan Is So Much More Than Petra

Adam Pervez | Posted 02.01.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Maybe you've seen Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade as he travels on horse to reveal Petra's Treasury carved out of its rock surroundings. In some ways this was Petra's unveiling to the world, and perhaps Jordan's unveiling as a tourist destination.

700 Hot Air Balloons. One Mind Blowing Time Lapse Video.

Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts

If we had to guess, we'd suspect watching 700 hot air balloons float into the sunrise would be quite a sight to behold. But our wildest imagination co...

Living the Cappadocia Experience up Close and From Afar

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Adam Pervez

Imagine a place that is so naturally beautiful and full of history you will feel awestruck from sunup to sundown. Add to that some hot air balloons and the ability to live inside the cave formations that make this place so special and you have Cappadocia.

A Hypnotic Timelapse of Albuquerque's Balloon Festival

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

A couple weeks ago, Albuquerque, New Mexico held its 41st annual International Balloon Fiesta. It's a nine-day event where over 700 balloons see liftoff. It's the largest hot air balloon festival in the entire world and we were on hand to capture the action.

Why Is This Man Dangling From A High-Flying Balloon?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weird News

The reports of a Colorado man dangling from a hot air balloon Tuesday morning, in danger of falling to his death, turn out to be nothing but a load of...

Hello, Beautifuls

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

It's that time 'o year again. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta kicked off Saturday in New Mexico, and hundreds of hot-air beauties have ta...

Going Up

Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel

Hundreds of hot-air beauties took to the skies over the weekend at the annual International Balloon Fiesta in Bristol, England. Half a million peo...

LOOK: 19 Hot Air Balloons We'd Like To Sail Away On

Posted 08.08.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Paris vs. Napa and Sonoma: Honeymoon Showdown

Peek | Posted 09.28.2013 | Weddings

With the arrival of wedding season comes honeymoon season, the time where we all drool over photos of our friends relaxing on an island in Bora Bora or floating down a canal in Venice, Italy.