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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 aren’t the only way we […]

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  • 8 Tips for Traveling to a  Major Sporting  Event

    8 Tips for Traveling to a Major Sporting Event

    Whether it be the Super Bowl, World Series, a NASCAR race, the Kentucky Derby, the World Cup, the Masters Golf Tournament, the Final Four, or a college football rivalry game, there are few things in life as exciting as attending a major sporting event. The perfect storm of media hype combined with the anticipation and unbridled exuberance of rival fans converging on a single destination in a quest for world dominance makes for an unforgettable experience. When making a pilgrimage […]

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  • Behind the Scenes in Talladega  #NASCAR

    Behind the Scenes 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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  • The Daytona 500

    The Daytona 500

    The Daytona 500

    Guest Post: Vicky Akins

    I don’t understand the love of racing. I watch it on TV and this is what I see: Go very fast, turn left and repeat. I just don’t get it. But because my husband is a HUGE fan, and a very thoughtful young man, who is a friend of our son’s bought him and 5 of his friends Daytona 500 tickets, we found ourselves on our way to Daytona Beach, Florida. This was my husband’s fantasy trip while I was certain it was going to be my nightmare.

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  • Great Day San Antonio

    Great Day San Antonio

    While in San Antonio filming another episode of Midlife Road Trip, our wonderful friends at KENS5 invited us to be guest on their morning show, Great Day SA. Here’s the video…

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  • Twitter changed my life! Wishing you a #HappyBirthdayTwitter

    Twitter changed my life! Wishing you a #HappyBirthdayTwitter

    Twitter has been my beacon of light on a dark night, an umbrella in a storm, a friend to lean on, a comedy club, a cookbook, a travel agency and a breaking news resource among a myriad of other things. The MidLife Road Trip as we know it today began as a conversation between strangers on Twitter. Nonsensical chatter in 140 characters, who knew?

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  • Behind the Scenes – Talladega

    Behind the Scenes – Talladega

    Sandi grabbed a quick interview with race instructor, Michael Fulmer to give us a little idea of what to expect when driving a race car.  

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