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  • Borat Slept Here ….

    Borat Slept Here ….

    Kazakhstan is the ninth biggest country in the world. Before the end of the Soviet Union, it was called “Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic”. Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan.  Russia has the longest border with Kazakhstan also bordered by China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. Easy for you to say ha!  Borat Slept Here!  Yes, Sasha Baron Cohen starred as fictional Kazakh journalist named Borat Sagdiyev in the runaway 2006 mockumentary comedy film Borat: Cultural […]

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  • Prague Scrapbook ~ Czech’d it off the #BucketList

    Prague Scrapbook ~ Czech’d it off the #BucketList

    What We Did Many people refer Prague in the Czech Republic as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Participating in the Mongol Rally didn’t provide nearly enough time to experience the city as I would have liked, but fortunately we hooked up with Viator Travel and booked a segway tour. The segways turned out to be the perfect way to experience this awesome city. After a quick riding lesson, we we seged […]

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  • California Road Trip: Huntington Beach

    California Road Trip: Huntington Beach

    There are some mighty interesting things in Huntington Beach, California otherwise known as Surf City USA® . Did you know it’s home to the Surfing Walk of Fame, Hall of Fame and the International Surf Museum? The surf in Huntington Beach has been called the West Coast’s most consistent and is one of the top wave-riding stretches of shoreline in the world. If you are into people watching, there’s no better place than the famous Huntington […]

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  • Brussels Scrapbook – Eating a Belgian Waffle in Belgium

    Brussels Scrapbook – Eating a Belgian Waffle in Belgium

    Here are some photos and a short video from our stop in Brussels, Belgium during our Mongol Rally adventure where I checked “Eating a Belgian Waffle in Belgium” off my bucket list.

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  • Spending the Night in Dracula’s Castle?

    Spending the Night in Dracula’s Castle?

    Route Planning has proven to be fun and challenging. The challenging part has been figuring out things like which border crossings foreigners are allowed to enter and  which roads to take in the areas uncharted by Google Maps. The fun part has been anticipating the things we’ll do and see along the way Over the next few weeks leading up to the Mongol Rally, my teammate, Dave Bouskill of thePlanetD.com, and I will be describing […]

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  • Rock Climbing Adventure

    Rock Climbing Adventure

    Our producers thought we needed a little team building exercise to prepare us for upcoming bucket list adventures.  So thanks to our Phoenix Ambassador and Arizona hostess with the mostest, Andi Barness, we got to stretch our limits and have a  great time at Arizona on the Rocks!  

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  • Sweet Smelling Toilets in Denali National Park

    Sweet Smelling Toilets in Denali National Park

    Denali National Park guides seem particularly proud of the park’s SST’s (Sweet Smelling Toilets) which employ some of the latest and greatest toilet technology on earth to maintain a virtually odor free restroom experience. Naturally, since I was walking around with a video camera, I had to get some footage of this modern marvel in the Alaskan wilderness.  

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  • Best Little Ladies Restroom in Texas

    Best Little Ladies Restroom in Texas

    Rick explores the ladies’ restroom at Donn’s Depot in Austin, TX – known to the locals as the Best Little Restroom in Texas  

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  • Pee-parazzi

    Pee-parazzi

    While taking a break from a day of filming in New York City, we encountered Sting walking his dalmatian in Central Park.  Without being too conspicuous, we were able to capture some footage with a cell phone.We believe that Sting’s dog has a very small bladder – just sayin’.

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  • The Liberace Museum

    The Liberace Museum

    Heading out of Las Vegas early on a Sunday morning we accidentally drove up on a piece of Americana, the Liberace Museum. Another serendipitous MidLife Moment. We were early, but it didn’t matter because we knew we  would be first in line to see all the glitz, glamor and opulence that was Liberace! Sadly, this was the very last day it would be open. Due to the economic downturn and decline in visitors the Liberace […]

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