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  • Ancestry Travel – Chapter One

    Ancestry Travel – Chapter One

    As a part of Expedia’s Find Your Storybook campaign, we are exploring the theme of Ancestry Travel. We are embarking on a quest to discover where we came from by researching our ancestors, tracing their paths and visiting, the places they lived, worked, played and died. Chapter One of our journey entails research. Family records only take us back so far. So we reached out to Ancestry.com to help us discover more. They were excited that we chose to make Ancestry [...]

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  • Austin’s Famous “Bat Bridge”

    Austin’s Famous “Bat Bridge”

    Seeing 1.5 million bats take flight is an amazing sight. While in Austin, Texas  we visited the famous Congress Bridge – home of the largest urban bat colony in the world!

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  • Meet Eric Post

    Meet Eric Post

    We are so pleased to introduce the latest addition to the MidLife Road Trip family, the very talented Eric Post. Eric will be joining us as in intern while he attends the University of Tampa and we could not be more thrilled to have such a talented and accomplished young man on our team.

    Meet Eric Post

    Eric is incredibly excited to be climbing aboard the MidLife Road Trip team this year! Having been bitten by the travel bug shortly after birth, Eric considers himself incredibly fortunate to have traveled across the United States and abroad to four countries throughout his busy life. But, a mission trip to Haiti in the spring of his freshman year in college is what he considers to be the defining moment in learning what the many beautiful faces and places of this earth have to offer and teach us.

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  • Midlife Road Trip named one of Tripit’s Must-Read Travel Blogs for 2014!

    Midlife Road Trip named one of Tripit’s Must-Read Travel Blogs for 2014!

    We are incredibly honored to have been named one of TripIt’s 15 Must- Read Travel Blogs for 2014!  We are humbled to be included in this impressive group of bloggers and to be recognized by a company that we love. Being in midlife we need all the help we can get in keeping our travels organized and can’t imagine traveling without Tripit’s smartphone app. Thanks for the app and the recognition!

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  • The Most Incredible Travel Year Ever

    The Most Incredible Travel Year Ever

    Without a doubt this has been the most incredible travel year ever, not just in terms of the places we’ve been, but in the friendships we formed and the personal growth we experienced. Perhaps that’s why we consider travel to be the perfect therapy for a midlife crisis (or any aged crisis for that matter). Here’s a brief recap of our incredible year. FEBRUARY Gainesville, Texas   We were honored to be the featured speakers at the annual Gainesville Area [...]

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  • There’s Nothing Touristy About Molokai

    There’s Nothing Touristy About Molokai

    Molokai is one of the most beautiful and spiritual places we’ve ever visited. It has the highest sea cliffs in the world, lush tropical vegetation, a fascinating history and a population of beautiful souls.  There is nothing touristy about Molokai. It is authentic, genuine and unpretentious. Molokai will forever hold a special place in our hearts. Some of the highlights or our journey included a visit to a plumeria plantation, a kayak trip, a tour of the Hawala Valley, and [...]

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  • 7 Awesome Free Travel Apps

    7 Awesome Free Travel Apps

    Today’s smartphone technology makes travel so much more fun and easy. It’s hard to imagine how we ever got by without it. I recently received a sexy, new Motorola Droid Ultra from Verizon as #VZWBuzz Lifestyle Blogger. It came pre-loaded with Google Maps, which is the ultimate navigation tool. But as someone who travels for a living the first thing I did before making a call or transferring my contacts was to install my favorite travel apps – all of which [...]

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  • The Future of Travel

    The Future of Travel

      Expedia and Egencia Study: Millennials Spend More Freely, Complain More Loudly and Crave Mobile Devices for Business and Leisure Travel   24-Country Study Conducted by Harris Interactive Examines “Future of Travel” By Comparing Business and Leisure Travel Habits and Preferences Across Generations   “Millennial” travelers – defined as those between 18 and 30 years old – have sharply different business and leisure travel habits and expectations than do their older peers, according to a global study released today by Expedia.com® [...]

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  • Top 20 Twitter Travel Experts

    Top 20 Twitter Travel Experts

    The Travel Media Group released a white paper listing the Top 20 Twitter Travel Experts. Congrats to Midlife Road Trip co-host, Rick Griffin, for eating and tweeting his way into foodie/traveler expert status with the likes of Anthony Bourdain, Andrew Zimmern and Niamh Shields!   Here’s an excerpt from the white paper.      The Foodie – If you fit in The Foodie category you probably hate chain restaurants and are willing to try anything new. You get a thrill out of the [...]

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  • Behind the Scenes with Andrew Zimmern

    Behind the Scenes with Andrew Zimmern

    While at Guy Fieri’s closing party at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, we ran into one of our favorite Travel Channel celebrities, Andrew Zimmern, host of Bizarre Foods, eating of all things,  a cupcake.

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  • Times Square Bucket List

    Times Square Bucket List

    We met some interesting people in Times Square in New York City and we got some pretty interesting answers to the question, “What’s on your Bucket List?” Here’s our Bucket List. Leave a comment and let us know what’s on yours.   

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  • The Biggest, Baddest Bucket List

    The Biggest, Baddest Bucket List

    How would you like to take 6  months to visit 6 continents – all expenses paid? Our friends at MyDestination.com launched their Biggest, Baddest Bucket List contest where you can do just that AND take home $50,000 cash! We don’t usually promote contest but thought this one was too good to pass up.  Please us us know if you enter and GOOD LUCK!   

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  • Meet Iain Mallory a.k.a. @MalloryOnTravel

    Meet Iain Mallory a.k.a. @MalloryOnTravel

    Iain Mallory a.k.a. Mallory on Travel ‘s  twitter bio says:  Engaging with the World in 140 or less; Traveller(√) Writer(√) Photographer(√) Wannabe Stormchaser(√) Caffeine addict(√) Adrenaline junkie(√) Good guy (erm)  ~We  have enjoyed our many exchanges with Iain on Twitter and thought we would ‘share’ him with you. He’s this weeks #Nuts Guest Therapist of the Week! 

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  • Jeanette Joy Fisher … and a Twitter Chat called #Nuts

    Jeanette Joy Fisher … and a Twitter Chat called #Nuts

    Jeanette Joy Fisher … and a Twitter Chat called #Nuts Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm est we host a Twitter Chat called #NUTS or Not-so Usual Therapy Session. It’s a fast and fun hour where we talk about Food, Travel, Adventure and the Funny Side of Life. It’s a great place to meet to new people and have a few laughs to break up the day!
    We have a lot of people who have chatted with us from the beginning and who are regulars at the chat. We call them “Guest Therapists.” The folks that proudly earn this coveted title perform an invaluable service to the Twitterverse as they guide followers through each #nuts Not-so Usual Therapy Session. They have signed up to receive the official weekly email containing the top secret questions that will be tweeted at the designated times to the audience of #NUTS. Guests Therapists are encouraged to submit topics and questions for future sessions. They’re awesome people and you should follow them:) … We’d love for you to join the conversation and become part of the “Funniest Chat on Twitter”.

    We have begun a weekly series to introduce you to the #NUTS posse.

    Meet Jeanette ….

    Jeanette Joy Fisher teaches and writes about design psychology and spiritual marketing psychology. She hosts Joy Film Events, Music Festivals, and Garden Weddings at her southern California Temecula wine country home. Jeanette publishes a wide variety of books through Joy Publications and helps authors write and promote themselves.

    Her mission is to inspire friendship and prosperity worldwide to bring about peace.

    Jeanette Joy Fisher … and a Twitter Chat called #Nuts Every Tuesday at 3:30 pm est we host a Twitter Chat called #NUTS or Not-so Usual Therapy Session. It’s a fast and fun hour where we talk about Food, Travel, Adventure and the Funny Side of Life. It’s a great place to meet to new people and have a few laughs to break up the day!
    We have a lot of people who have chatted with us from the beginning and who are regulars at the chat. We call them “Guest Therapists.” The folks that proudly earn this coveted title perform an invaluable service to the Twitterverse as they guide followers through each #nuts Not-so Usual Therapy Session. They have signed up to receive the official weekly email containing the top secret questions that will be tweeted at the designated times to the audience of #NUTS. Guests Therapists are encouraged to submit topics and questions for future sessions. They’re awesome people and you should follow them:) … We’d love for you to join the conversation and become part of the “Funniest Chat on Twitter”.

    We have begun a weekly series to introduce you to the #NUTS posse.

    Meet Jeanette ….

    Jeanette Joy Fisher teaches and writes about design psychology and spiritual marketing psychology. She hosts Joy Film Events, Music Festivals, and Garden Weddings at her southern California Temecula wine country home. Jeanette publishes a wide variety of books through Joy Publications and helps authors write and promote themselves.

    Her mission is to inspire friendship and prosperity worldwide to bring about peace.

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  • MidLife is only the Beginning …

    MidLife is only the Beginning …

    MidLife is only the Beginning … We have a saying that MidLife isn’t the beginning of the end but the beginning of the beginning! It’s the right time, the perfect time to try something new, see what we haven’t seen before, venture out of our comfort zone and meet new challenges. From jumping out of planes to rock climbing and reaching new heights, there’s no time like the present to do what you have always wanted to do! No one size [...]

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