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  • The Art of Finding Great Value Wines – 5 simple tips

    The Art of Finding Great Value Wines – 5 simple tips

            Wine doesn’t have to be expensive to to be good. In fact, there are many quality wines for under $10, but there is an art to finding these gems. Though taking a chance on an inexpensive bottle of wine is hardly a risky undertaking, following these simple guidelines will help you with the art of finding great value wines.   Research! The internet is full of awesome resources for wine lovers. One of my favorite sites […]

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  • The Luxe Insider

    Midlife Road Trip Among 2014 Best Travel Blogs

    We are honored to be included among The Luxe Insider luxury travel magazine’s 2014 Best Travel Blogs! Here’s an excerpt from the article. PUBLISHED BY FRANCOIS LE HECHO  SEPTEMBER 2, 2014 Luxury travel blogs are very numerous on the web, it can be sometimes difficult to find reliable and personal content from authors who really travel and visit what they are reviewing. We decided to highlight here our selection of best travel blogs in which we trust and that will allow you to […]

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  • Panning for Gold in Alaska

    Panning for Gold in Alaska

    As part of Prince Cruises #FollowMeAtSea Alaska Twitter trip, we took an excursion to the Eldorado Gold Mine to do a little panning for gold. Our tour was conducted by a Fiddle playing conductor who entertained us with songs and a wonderful narration of the history of  the Alaskan gold rush. The Eldorado Gold Mine employs a colorful cast of characters who showed us how to pan for gold. Once you see a few of the shiny nuggets in your […]

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  • Alaska ~ Duck Farts and Saddle Sores

    Alaska ~ Duck Farts and Saddle Sores

    There was no shortage of entertainment on our Alaska Twitter trip sponsored by Princess Cruises.  After returning from an incredible helicopter ride and glacier landing, we attended a fun filled dinner theatre.  The same wait staff who served our BBQ, were the cast members in the musical, “The Music of Denali”. Somehow the cast coaxed me up on stage – thankfully for the audience they didn’t ask me to sing anything. I just had to sit there and look good:) […]

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  • 10 ways to Leverage Social Media: Dream BIG and make it Happen!

    10 ways to Leverage Social Media: Dream BIG and make it Happen!

    10 ways to Leverage Social Media: Dream BIG and make it Happen! We started the MidLife Road Trip almost four years. It began as a simple conversation on Twitter. We actually met on Twitter. Rick lives in Atlanta Georgia with his wife, while Sandi lives inTampa, Florida with her husband. We often joke we have almost 50 years of marriage between us but to other people. Rick was raised in the south, a true southern gentleman while Sandi grew up at a fast and furious pace in New York. Our unlikely social friendship has grown into a successful business partnership.

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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 Travel Experts on Twitter. 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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  • #Nuts Voted ‘Funniest Chat on Twitter’ #WeMadeThatUp

    #Nuts Voted ‘Funniest Chat on Twitter’ #WeMadeThatUp

    Guess What? #Nuts Voted ‘Funniest Chat on Twitter’ Just Kidding, #WeMadeThatUp

    It is however, an hour of laugh out loud fun on Twitter. 1 question, every 6 minutes focusing on Food, Travel and Adventure for a total of 10 questionsbetween 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm est. Better than a soap opera, less irritating than The View, the #NUTS Twitter chat guarantees to put you in a good mood! Today we’re “Airing It All Out” as we explore the ups and downs of air travel. Hope you can join us, we have even created a Tweet Grid making it even easier to follow along!

    The numbers don’t lie.

    #NUTS averages approximately 11 million impressions per session.
    Our current record is over 23 Million impressions, reaching an audience of over 1.2 Million!

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  • Recipe For Success: Rachelle Lucas, a.k.a. @TravelBlggr revisited

    Recipe For Success: Rachelle Lucas, a.k.a. @TravelBlggr revisited

    Recipe For Success: Rachelle Lucas, a.k.a. @TravelBlggr, a freelance writer, videographer and spokesperson with a focus on travel, food and social media who believes the best way to learn about a destination is through its flavors.

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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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  • Hip Hop, Amish and Midlife Beatbox

    Hip Hop, Amish and Midlife Beatbox

    Sandi learns to beatbox in this fun look at some of our behind-the-scenes adventures in New York City, a place where cultures collide:)  Bucket List checked! 

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  • Midlife Road Trip among Top 10 Travel Experts on Twitter

    Midlife Road Trip among Top 10 Travel Experts on Twitter

    Midlife Road Trip co-hosts Rick Griffin and Sandi McKenna were each included in Thompson Reuters list of the Top 10 Travel Experts on Twitter!  There seems to be  some benefit to a twitter addiction.

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  • Meet JD Andrews a.k.a. @earthXplorer

    Meet JD Andrews a.k.a. @earthXplorer

            JD Andrews has  spent more than 20 years traveling around the globe ~ 76 countries across 6 continents, shooting and editing travel/tourism videos for various cruise lines, airlines, and tourist boards. In addition being the creator of  Going Social TV,  JD consistently ranks in the top 3 Online Travel Influencers in the world. “These projects presented several amazing once-in-a-lifetime experiences and the chance to see the amazing world we live in” JD Born and raised in […]

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  • WFLA Features Midlife Road Trip and #BestOfTheRoad

    WFLA Features Midlife Road Trip and #BestOfTheRoad

    Midlife Road Trip was featured on WFLA with Gayle Guyardo while on the #BestOfTheRoad rally.

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