Three Ways To Reward Your Child’s Good Grades this Year

Like most parents, you are probably quite proud when your child brings home a sticker-studded paper with an “A” on it or shows you a flawless report card. Understandably, you feel the need to celebrate! Fortunately, there are a number of fun, entertaining, and enriching activities you can plan for your child to show that you are proud of his …

Cool Places to Go on a First Date in Las Vegas

Going out for dinner and a movie on your first date is still romantic – but it’s also a bit overdone. These days, there are many fun, exciting, romantic, and memorable ways to spend time with a special new person. And when you suggest doing something a bit different, you’ll find that your date appreciates you even more. From flying …

The Ten Most Scenic Hot Air Balloon Locations

  Seeing any place from a hot air balloon is a magical experience, but some locations are especially unforgettable when seen from the sky. What’s even more special about hot air ballooning is that it gives you a front-row view of some of the world’s most iconic destinations with no crowds! If you can imagine seeing national parks, natural wonders, …

Where Do Hot Air Balloons Land?

If you stop to think about it, how often have you actually seen a hot air balloon land? Probably not very often, if ever! Hot air balloon landings are influenced by many environmental factors. And these factors, including wind speed, wind direction, and the landing site, all have an influence on where the ride ultimately ends. On the day of …

The Best Gifts For Your Child’s Sweet 16

Your child only turns 16 once, so why not make it memorable? From simple to extravagant, there are many things you can do to celebrate this milestone occasion. While many parents give their kids flowers, chocolate, or new clothes, you can do even better. Here are some unique ideas for a truly special day. Try Hot Air Ballooning If you …

Upcoming Hot Air Balloon Festivals in the United States

  Perhaps you’ve never had the privilege of going to a balloon festival and you’re curious to see what it’s all about. Or maybe you have gone to hot air balloon festivals in the past and now you’re hooked! Either way, you are in luck, as there are dozens of balloon festivals designed for both balloon enthusiasts and professional pilots …

Four Best Ways To Tie The Knot In Vegas

  If there is one city that’s famous for weddings, it’s Las Vegas. And with its “anything goes” attitude, Vegas is the place to go for a ceremony that’s different! So if you’re planning to tie the knot, why not go all out and make your special day one that people remember? From popping the question in a hot air …

What Do A Sheep, A Duck, And A Rooster Have In Common? Hot Air Ballooning!

In 1783, the inaugural hot air balloon flight – with a sheep, rooster, and duck as passengers – gave the term “animal testing” a new meaning. Although they didn’t know it, the animals became instant heroes in the history of hot air ballooning. Although it only lasted a few minutes, that first flight proved successful, and it is credited with …

Make The Most Of Your Trip To Las Vegas With These Four Activities

With so much to see and do in Las Vegas, you can visit for the fifth time and still not see it all! The nice thing about Sin City is that rain or shine, day or night, there’s always something to check out. Since there are so many options for activities in the city, it can be difficult to narrow …

How Many People Can Ride In A Hot Air Balloon?

The more the merrier when it comes to just about everything right? Well, that depends in part on your perspective – and when you’re talking about ballooning – in part on physics. There are many types of commercial balloons that transport passengers. Like any other public place (theaters, elevators, planes) hot air balloons have a maximum limit that they can …