Meet Your Co-Hosts, Travel Experts and Dream Weavers, Rick Griffin and Sandi McKenna

It’s is our firm belief that travel is the perfect therapy for a midlife or any crisis no matter what your age. We’re about encouraging people to live their dreams, daring to try what they always wanted to do, go where they have never been and experience all that the world has to offer.  Through food, travel and adventure we take them along for the ride, in the air, on the road or at sea. Whether it’s something as extreme as skydiving or as simple as learning to cook your favorite meal, the Midlife Road Trip cast and crew are committed to making the most of life {YOLO: You Only Live Once} in a fun and entertaining way. Our co-hosts, Rick Griffin and Sandi McKenna met through mutual friends on Twitter where a simple conversation launched the adventure of a lifetime.

Rick Griffin

Atlanta, GA

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Rick is the founder/creator and co-host of the Midlife Road Trip.  After a life-threatening experience in 2004, Rick re-evaluated his priorities, sold his business and began to pursue his creative passions in travel, writing and video production.

In 2009 Rick developed the creative concept used for Budweiser’s Designated Driver Campaign that premiered in the Tonight Show. Rick was the first place winner of’s  “Searching for Love” webisode contest and of Poptent.Net’s  “Road Trip” contest. In 2010, Rick was selected as a featured panelist for BlogWorld 2010 in Las Vegas, selected for Princes Cruises “Follow Me At Sea” Twitter cruise, selected to attend the NASA shuttle launch and Tweetup, participated in the Mongol Rally and Rand McNally/USA Today’s Best of the Road Rally. In 2012, Rick was listed as number one on Reuters list of the Top 10 Travel Experts on Twitter.


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Sandi McKenna

New Yorker living in Tampa, FL

Sandi’s Twitter

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Sandi is the co-host of the Midlife Road Trip. Considered the Lois Lane of social media, Sandi’s natural curiosity combined with 20+ years in marketing and entertainment public relations were the perfect training ground for the MidLife Road Trip.  Add to that a myriad of life experiences & her love of connecting with people everywhere and you get a recipe for laughter, the unexpected and a great time in any circumstance. 

With dogged determination and unstoppable spirit Sandi show’s you that simply being ordinary can be an extraordinary experience. Sandi was selected to attend the NASA shuttle launch and Tweetup, Rand McNally/USA Today’s Best of the Road Rally, TechMunch panelist and named one of the Top 10 Travel Experts on Twitter.






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