New videos tell Windstar’s story in voices from the crew

Seattle, WA, August 8, 2018 — Windstar Cruises crisscrosses the globe landing guests in the heart of world capitals, immersing them in the great cultures, leading them down roads less traveled and bringing them closer to authentic, unforgettable travel experiences...

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....

The Pencil Sharpener Museum

One of our favorite things to do on a road trip is to visit off-beat, quirky museums. The Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum in the beautiful Hocking Hills of Ohio is said to be the largest collection of pencil sharpeners in the world! Sporting over...

The Famous Marching Peabody Ducks

They're cute, they're cuddly and they'll quack you up. The Famous Marching Peabody Ducks spend the day frolicking in the Orlando’s Peabody Hotel’s fountain. At 5:00 p.m. the Duckmaster escorts the ducks via red carpet, their own private elevator and much...

Behind the Scenes at the PGA Village #golf

We got to check something else off our Bucket List as we  trained at the official PGA Training Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida. It was so cool learning from the people who train the pros on the PGA tour. The technology they use is nothing short of...

Helicopter Glacier Landing in Alaska’s Denali National Park

Princess Cruise hosted Rick and his wife, Denise, on an unforgettable land and sea Cruisetour of Alaska! Experiencing a helicopter landing on Denali National Park's Rose Glacier allowed Rick to knock TWO things off his Bucket List in one day! He described...

Learning to Surf

There's no better  place to learn how to surf than Huntington Beach California, a.k.a. Surf City USA ... and there's nothing more fun than watching Rick wipe out... time and time again... and again as he checks "Learning to Surf" off his Bucket List.  ...

Experiencing Los Angeles by Air

Sandi gets a bird's eye view of Los Angeles while taking flying lessons! Hope you enjoy the video below as we did producing it! Bucket List CHECK!  ...

Riding in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

It may seem a bit strange that a grown man would put “Riding in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile” on his bucket list, but life has no spice without a little quirkiness. Besides, ever since I first learned of the Wienermobile as a kid, it’s been something that I’ve wanted to do. When the opportunity finally knocked, I answered the door.

Walking Across the Golden Gate Bridge

While on our trip up the Pacific Coast Highway, we joined our friend Vicky Akins in a walk across the Golden Gate Bridge to check one more thing off our Bucket...

Making Burgers at Sea at Guy’s Burger Joint

 Making Burgers at Sea Carnival Cruise Lines conspired with Food Network megastar, Guy Fieri, to open an instantly addictive eatery called Guy's Burger Joint on the lido deck of the Carnival Sunshine. Though many cruisers just ask for a plain burger and some fries...

Ghost Pepper, Tongue Torturing Fun at Zest Fest!

Experience the fine line between pleasure and pain at Zest Fest in Irving, as Rick enters Intensity Academy's "Hot Lolly Lick-a-thon", a fun tongue torturing contest involving a lollipop made from the infamous ghost peppers (Bhut Jolokia Chil). It is...

Behind the Scenes ~ Berry Fresh Cafe

We received several emails telling us that we HAD to eat at the Berry Fresh Cafe in Port St. Lucie , Florida. So when we were in the area filming at the PGA Village, we  stopped by and were treated to some great food and great fun. Watch and see how the...

Learning the Ropes at Tejas Rodeo School

Rick and Sandi are learning the ropes in this fun-filled behind the scenes look at the Tejas Rodeo in San Antonio, Texas. ... just one more thing checked off the Bucket List!  Watch as Rick and Sandi hilariously attempt to ride a mechanical bull, rope a...

Winter the Dolphin’s Message of Hope has Inspired Millions

Winter the Dolphin’s message of hope has inspired millions of people of all ages from around the world and WE are among them!

Did you ever have one of those days when you just felt like giving up? Most of us have at one time or another. MidLife is no exception, especially when you decide to start over, launch a new venture. Sure, people question your sanity. After all, MidLife is the time to sit on you laurels not change course. But, in spite of it all you plow forward, making the most of your MidLife and draw inspiration and motivation from everything and everyone around you.

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....

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. This technology maintains a virtually odor free restroom experience! Naturally, since...

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 experience great...

Learning to Dance #BucketList

Sandi goes behind the scenes at Battle of the Dance in Anaheim, California where she learns a step or two from some of the best in the business. Is she ready for Dancing with the Stars? You be the judge! Either way, you will laugh, and Sandi will get to...

Austin Texas is Weird

Austin, Texas is weird and we love it! Austin is known for incredible food and fantastic music and #SXSW … Take a behind the scenes peek at what weird about Austin! And .. another check off our Bucket List!

Interview with the “Godfather of Reality TV” Mark Burnett

On a recent trip to Las Vegas, we had the opportunity to sit down and chat with the Godfather of Reality television, Mark Burnett! We learned what inspires a genius like Mark and of course, we had to ask what was on his bucket list. Mark shared about his...

CNN Hero Chef Bruno Serato “Feeding the Kids in America”

Nestled In the heart of Orange County just minutes from the Disneyland Resort, Honda Center, Angels Stadium, and The Anaheim Convention Center you'll find the Anaheim White House Restaurant featuring award winning steak and seafood  dishes with a Northern...

Behind the Scenes at the Michel-Schlumberger Winery

We went behind the scenes at the Michel-Schlumberger winery in the Dry Creek Valley of Sonoma, California where we learned a thing or two about organic farming from winemaker and vice president of production, Mike Brunson. We saw everything from vine to...

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!

Mango Crab Cakes Recipe with {VIDEO}

Chef Jeremy Langlois of Latil's Landing Restaurant shows us first hand how to make his famous Mango Crab Cakes.  If you ever visit the Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, you'll definitely want to give these a try.  Here's the recipe from Chef Jeremy's website Crab...

Uncensored: Galapagos Boobies Sex Video

The Galapagos Islands are inhabited by an array of uninhibited exotic wildlife. Thanks to International Expeditions, I was able to embark on a Bucket List adventure of a lifetime to explore the islands and shoot this uncensored sex video of...

Louisiana Swamp Tour on a Fan Boat

Rick heads to the Atchafalaya Basin near Baton Rouge for a swamp tour on a fan boat - checking one more item off the Bucket List. Check out our other exciting adventures in  Baton Rouge:  Houmas House Plantation and Gardens Tailgating at LSU Fan Boat Swamp...

Ski Lessons on the Greatest Snow on Earth

Learning to ski has been on Sandi’s bucket list for a long time, so we ventured to Utah so she could take ski lessons on the Greatest Snow on Earth! Check out these great tips for anyone skiing this season.

America’s Most Haunted Attraction

While in Baton Rouge, we got a behind the scenes tour of America's most Haunted Attraction and we got extreme Zombie makeovers! The 13th Gate is a perfect way to get into the Halloween spirit. WARNING: If you're anywhere close to our age, you might want to...

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...

Clucking Awesome Chicken Man Music Video

  We at Midlife Road Trip believe in pursuing our passions. I have always been passionate about travel. But over the last few months in working on various projects for Sanderson Farms, I have developed a serious passion for cooking and eating chicken. As a result,...

College Football Game Day

Here’s a behind the scenes look at our college football game day adventures in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Be sure and watch the out-takes at the end of the video:)

VIDEO: Tailgating Tips

Tailgating is one of our favorite fall activities. There’s something about meandering through large enthusiastic crowds with the smell of charcoal, lighter fluid, and grilled meats permeating the air that guarantees a good time. Even if you’re not particularly a fan of football, the experience is worthy of any bucket list.

We met some incredible people, tasted some amazing food, and picked up some great tailgating tips before a college football game at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

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