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  • Planes, Trains, and Wienermobiles: travel by land, sea, and air

    Planes, Trains, and Wienermobiles: travel by land, sea, and air

    While sifting through photos of our journeys since Midlife Road Trip first began, I was struck not only by the myriad of places we’ve traveled, but by the variety of ways we managed to get from Point A to Point B. Whether by land, sea, or air, it’s all a part of the adventure. LAND Being a show with “Road Trip” in its name, we naturally spend a lot of time in cars. But cars […]

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  • The Grand Ole Opry: A Family Affair

    The Grand Ole Opry: A Family Affair

    On the top of the Nashville, to-do list was an evening at the Grand Ole Opry with a backstage tour.

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  • 10 Bucket List Sandwiches

    10 Bucket List Sandwiches

    It’s no secret that we love to eat. In our travels, we’ve been blessed to experience some of the best food on the planet. We’ve compiled a list of 10 sandwiches that should be a part of your culinary Bucket List! We have pictures of some of these sandwiches. Others were devoured before we took out our cameras, still they made a good enough impression to be included in this list. 1. Muffuletta from Central […]

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  • Fifty of our Favorite Photos from Sedona, Arizona

    Fifty of our Favorite Photos from Sedona, Arizona

    Sedona, Arizona Here’s a collection of fifty (plus) of our favorite photos from our most recent trip to Sedona, Arizona as a part of our cross country adventure with Amtrak. We were totally mesmerized by the breathtaking desert scenery which served as the perfect backdrop for Sandi to find her zen. We enjoyed shopping in town and stopping by some of the quirky shops along Route 66. In one, we found some unique items – like […]

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  • The Longest Zip Line Canopy Tour in the World!

    The Longest Zip Line Canopy Tour in the World!

    A road trip is about much more than a destination. It’s about the overall journey –  where you go, what you experience, and how you get there. Toyota recently hosted me on a couple of incredible road trips where I got to experience fly fishing, off-roading, trap shooting and the longest zip line canopy tour in the WORLD! Better yet, I was provided with a 2017 Toyota Tacoma XSP to make the trips. Zip Lining […]

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  • Bucket List Destination: Napa, California #DoNapa

    Bucket List Destination: Napa, California #DoNapa

    When you think of Napa, California, you think of wine, as you most certainly should. Napa Valley produces some of the finest wines in the world. Every serious oenophile has a pilgrimage to Napa on his or her Bucket List. But even if you’re not really into wine, Downtown Napa offers a thriving food, and art scenes with plenty of opportunities for shopping, entertainment, and adventure. Throw in a well developed riverfront, some cool architecture, […]

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  • Photo Album of Budapest, Hungary

    Photo Album of Budapest, Hungary

    Here is a collection of some of our favorite photos from Budapest Hungary from our adventure on the Danube River with Viking River Cruises.   The entire catalog of our Budapest photos can be found on our Flickr page.

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  • Three days in Downtown Napa #DoNapa

    Three days in Downtown Napa #DoNapa

    As an avid wine lover it is not shocking that Napa, California is one of my favorite destinations. I last visited the city in 2014 and spent the majority of my time in downtown Napa. One of the things I love about staying downtown is that many of the area winemakers have tasting rooms in the city and rather than driving from vineyard to vineyard to sample wines, I can simply walk. I also love that […]

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  • Photo Album of Charleston, South Carolina

    Photo Album of Charleston, South Carolina

    Charleston, South Carolina is one of our favorite destinations. We’ve made multiple trips over the years and are looking forward to returning later this month. No matter how many times we visit, I always find something worthy of a photo. Here photo album of some of our favorite photos from our adventures in Charleston.     WARNING: You’re going to see lots of churches,  flower boxes, and FOOD! Charleston has entered the upper echelon of great […]

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  • 100 Photos from Our Viking River Cruises Adventure in Portugal

    100 Photos from Our Viking River Cruises Adventure in Portugal

    When I experienced Portugal on Viking River Cruises “Portugal’s River of Gold” cruise, I absolutely fell in love with the country. Unlike so many of Europe’s better-known destinations that are overrun with tourists, Portugal provides opportunities for more authentic cultural emersion. Here is a collection of 100 of my favorite photos from the Portugal portion of the trip. My journey began with a couple of days of exploring Lisbon before heading to Porto where I boarded the […]

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