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  • Posing with Key Lime Kermit!

    Eating Key Lime Pie in Key West

    The final port of call for our fabulous Holland America cruise aboard the Nieuw Amsterdam was Key West Florida where we got to check “Eating Key Lime Pie in Key West” off our Bucket List ! We asked around and the locals told us  that Kermit’s Key Lime Shoppe was THE place to go so we did. Not only did we get to fast some of the best key lime pie on the planet, we got to meet the famous Key [...]

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  • Bring Your Camera to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel

    Bring Your Camera to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel

    If you ever get to visit Nashville, Tennessee, you’re going to want to bring your camera to the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Resort. The hotel was kind enough to provide us with an incredible suite that served as our base of operation while we were in town scouting the city for potential segments for Midlife Road Trip. We were so mesmerized with the variety and beauty of the foliage in property’s three enormous atriums that we actually took more pictures [...]

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  • Driving a Race car in Talladega  #NASCAR

    Driving a Race car in Talladega #NASCAR

    We always love tagging along with others when they get to fulfill their bucket list dreams. Here’s a fun behind the scenes look at the Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama with our friend Max Akins, where we drove real NASCAR race-cars at speeds of 174mph!  

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  • Overcoming Your Fear of Flying

    Overcoming Your Fear of Flying

    I don’t like flying. I hate not being in control. I hate every bump and noise I can’t identify. I profile the other passengers. I know where my exits are. I pay close attention to the safety instructions even though I have heard them a hundred times. I monitor our route on line. I read the faces of the flight attendants making sure they are confident everything is going along as planned and nothing is out of the ordinary. I [...]

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  • In search of the elusive San Francisco treat

    In search of the elusive San Francisco treat

    While we came to the city by the bay in search of the elusive San Francisco treat, “Rice or Roni” we found so much more! We stayed at the Five Star Four Seasons San Francisco is located in the Yerba Buena cultural district in downtown San Francisco, two blocks from Union Square, the Financial District, the Moscone Convention Center and the Museum of Modern Art. A welcome sight after a long drive of the coast. Sometimes our journey uncovers something really special. Luxury and comfort aside, this hotels beauty goes beyond skin deep and has a big & caring heart.

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  • Ski Lessons on the Greatest Snow on Earth

    Ski Lessons on the Greatest Snow on Earth

    Learning to ski has been on Sandi’s bucket list for a long time, so we ventured to Utah so she could take ski lessons on the Greatest Snow on Earth! Check out these great tips for anyone skiing this season.

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  • Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

    Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

    While on our trip up the Pacific Coast Highway, we joined our friend Vicky Akins in a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge to check one more thing off our Bucket List.

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  • Helicopter Glacier Landing in Alaska

    Helicopter Glacier Landing in Alaska

    Taking a helicopter trip to the Rose Glacier allowed Rick to knock two things off his bucket list in one day!

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  • VIDEO: Enterprise, Alabama #BestoftheRoad

    VIDEO: Enterprise, Alabama #BestoftheRoad

    The 4th stop on our Rand McNally with USA TODAY Best of the Road Rally took us to Enterprise, Alabama which is called The City of Progress.  They are a thriving community founded on the principle that with the right mix of people, adversity can easily turn into diversity. They have a rich military heritage because of their close relationship and proximity to neighboring Fort Rucker, the Home of Army Aviation. 

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  • Checking items off The Bucket List #BestOfTheRoad

    Checking items off The Bucket List #BestOfTheRoad

      We are so thrilled to be featured in an article in this week’s Newsday!! Hope you’ll join us in checking things off YOUR Bucket List! Checking items the bucket list Originally published: June 21, 2012 3:43 PM Updated: June 22, 2012 12:39 PM By KATHY WITT. McClatchy-Tribune To eat a Belgian waffle — in Belgium. Cuddle a koala bear. Meet snack maven Little Debbie. Tug on Carol Burnett’s ear. If you’re going to dream, you’ve got to do it big. [...]

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  • Bucket List Adventures: Hitting the (midlife) road

    Bucket List Adventures: Hitting the (midlife) road

    Travel Writer & Columnist, Kathy Witt wrote the following story about the MidLife Road Trip for McClatchy-Tribune. Another reason that not a day goes by that we don’t count our MidLife Blessings.  Bucket List Adventures: Hitting the (midlife) road By KATHY WITT To eat a Belgian waffle in Belgium. Cuddle a koala bear. Meet snack maven Little Debbie. Tug on Carol Burnett’s ear. If you’re going to dream, you’ve got to do it big. And some of the biggest dreams are [...]

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  • The New York Wine Expo #WW

    The New York Wine Expo #WW

    While we missed ;-) Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice promoting her new sparkling wine, Fabellini on Friday night, all was not lost. There were exhibitors from Wineries & Vineyards from around the world. There was Barefoot Wine, Naked Grape, Happy Bitch and Graham’s & Cockburn’s Port. There was Brotherhood, America’s Oldest Winery and even Wine Sisterhood, who knew? It was Disney for Wine loving grown-ups. Aisle after aisle of wonderful wine.

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  • What’s on YOUR Bucket List? #Nuts recap

    What’s on YOUR Bucket List? #Nuts recap

    Q1. What’s the last thing you’ve checked off your Bucket List? @TravelProducer  Hot Air Ballooning (in New Mexico and California). Here are some photos: http://t.co/rLFGH0tk @LFroment  Learning how to curl! #BucketListCheck @jonk  visit japan! (last november) my list is here: https://t.co/u4tG81Cp @latoyadenise  Visiting Africa! @TheSuss  Jump into a frozen lake! Did it on Saturday! http://t.co/gAalEL3K @CruiseOneHughes  A river cruise through Provence @TasteTheWorld:  visiting Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Fabulous @CruzTravelLady  Learn how to play the piano @wordnomad Buying a corset and doing [...]

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  • What’s on Your Bucket List? – Kansas City

    What’s on Your Bucket List? – Kansas City

    The Midlife Road Trip  stopped by a Tweet-Up in Kansas City and asked a few friends “What’s on your bucket list?”  

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  • Behind the Scenes ~ NASDAQ

    Behind the Scenes ~ NASDAQ

    Peter never gave up. Overcoming numerous obstacles and challenges, Peter Vosotas is an example of how taking control of your own destiny can lead you to the success you’ve always dreamed of. Twenty-five years after starting his company he got to check a big one off his professional Bucket List. We got to accompany this Nicholas Financial Chairman and CEO to the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in NYC to ring the closing bell.  

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