Floating over Melbourne by hot air balloon

Is there any better way to see a city than from above? I love sunrises and I love heights. So naturally, while in Melbourne, a hot air balloon ride over the city was in order. It’s worth the 4:30 call time. If you get cold, volunteer to help set the balloon on fire. That amount […]

Paris from Above

On my recent flight back from the US, I was seated next to a Texan school teacher visiting Paris for the first time. While discussing her trip I gave some recommendations, and after a while a pattern emerged: most of my favorite places in the city are either related to food or heights. When the […]

Photo Essay: Newcastle from Above

The landscapes of Newcastle, Australia, as seen from a private flight in a Cessna 152 II.