The Traveler's H.E.A.R.T. Podcast

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Welcome to the Traveler's H.E.A.R.T. Podcast –

we're thrilled to have you here!

Join us as we explore the essence of travel –

why we do it, how we do it, and the profound, transformative effects
it has on us, both externally and internally.

In each episode, we explore how our passions, biases,
beliefs, cultural inclinations, life experiences, stages, and even astrology
shape our travel choices and leave a lasting impact on our lives.

Tune in and experience captivating tales from fellow
travelers and insights from global travel experts as we explore how to satisfy
your wanderlust, whether you're on the road or embracing the adventure of
everyday life at home.

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Living the Traveler's H.E.A.R.T.

I am your host Julie Zolfo and the author of the

Amazon Best-seller, The Way of the Travelers HEART.

So excited to be on this epic adventure of life with you

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Episode 44: Switzerland 101 with Travel Expert Ashley Faulks

Episode 44: Switzerland 101 with Travel Expert Ashley Faulks

Julie sits down with Ashley Faulks, Switzerland Travel Expert, to unravel invaluable insights that will help ensure a seamless and enriching travel experience in Switzerland, especially for first-time... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

June 06, 20242 min read

Episode 43: Shedding Light on Dark Travel with Harry Mitsidis

Episode 43: Shedding Light on Dark Travel with Harry Mitsidis

Join Julie as she talks with Harry Mitsidis, Creator and Founder of Nomadmania about the realities of Dark Travel and how it can contribute to personal growth or a change in perspective? ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

June 01, 20241 min read

Episode 42: Warriors on the Way with Steven Rindahl

Episode 42: Warriors on the Way with Steven Rindahl

Julie as she speaks with Fr. Steven G. Rindahl about a nonprofit called Warriors on the Way. Steven provides veterans with a powerful tool for reconnecting with themselves by walking the Camino pilgri... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

April 15, 20241 min read

E41: Trailblazing Tales: Journey to Empowerment with Nikki Phanco

E41: Trailblazing Tales: Journey to Empowerment with Nikki Phanco

People often cite growing up unwell as a reason to lose hope, abandon their dreams, and struggle to find their purpose, but not Nikki Phanco! Join Julie as she delves into Nikki's inspiring story of t... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

March 18, 20242 min read

Episode 40: The Demi Hugger: Your Next Favorite Travel Accessory with Demetra Papas

Episode 40: The Demi Hugger: Your Next Favorite Travel Accessory with Demetra Papas

Ensuring your belongings stay organized are just a few concerns travelers often face. Join Julie as she speaks with Demetra Papas about her revolutionary travel accessory to help improve your travel e... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

March 04, 20242 min read

Episode #39  - A Journey of Catharsis on the Camino aka The Way with Danny Aguilar

Episode #39 - A Journey of Catharsis on the Camino aka The Way with Danny Aguilar

Join Julie as she speaks with filmmaker Danny Aguilar about a documentary centered around a transformative journey on the Camino. ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

February 12, 20241 min read

Episode 38: Earn Money When Booking Travel

Episode 38: Earn Money When Booking Travel

Join Julie as she speaks with Lisa Smith about a unique approach to making travel more accessible, and how to earn money while booking your own travel. ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

January 29, 20242 min read

Episode 37: Creating the Catalina Retreat Center with Daniel Gutierrez

Episode 37: Creating the Catalina Retreat Center with Daniel Gutierrez

Join Julie as she speaks with Daniel Gutierrez about his inspiration that led to the creation of his retreat center in Peru. Daniel's story is a reminder that, just like him, anyone can embrace change... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

January 15, 20242 min read

Episode 36 Unlearning Journey: Where Transformational Paths Begins with Becky Plautz

Episode 36 Unlearning Journey: Where Transformational Paths Begins with Becky Plautz

We're always eager to learn AND it's equally important know when its time to unlearn as a crucial part of personal development! Join host, Julie as she speaks with Becky Plautz about how unlearning ac... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

December 11, 20232 min read

Episode 35: Safari, Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and More in 2024 with Mariam Adam

Episode 35: Safari, Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and More in 2024 with Mariam Adam

Do you dream of witnessing the great imgration in Eastern Africa's Serengeti or hiking the world's tallest free-standing mountain Kilimanjaro followed by relaxing on the palm-lined tropical paradise o... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

November 27, 20232 min read

Episode 34: Work A Business That Thrives, Anywhere! with Jane Garee

Episode 34: Work A Business That Thrives, Anywhere! with Jane Garee

Join Julie as she speaks with Jane Garee about creating a business that can thrive from anywhere. If you've ever dreamed of a life where you don't have to choose between financial stability and the th... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

November 13, 20232 min read

Episode 33: Traveler Heart Podcast Transformed and Revealed

Episode 33: Traveler Heart Podcast Transformed and Revealed

Happy 1st Birthday Traveler's Heart Podcast. Your insightful content and engaging stories have left a lasting impact on audienceS around the globe. Now learn what's next in Season 2. ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 23, 20232 min read

Episode 32: Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with Macon Dunnagan

Episode 32: Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with Macon Dunnagan

People really enjoy trying out things they haven't done before. It's like a little itch in their minds that says, "Let's see what this is all about!" Join Julie as she speaks with Macon Dunnagan about... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

September 04, 20232 min read

Episode 31: Reach Specific Financial Goals (Including Travel) with Pennywise Coaching

Episode 31: Reach Specific Financial Goals (Including Travel) with Pennywise Coaching

Money is vital. But why do a lot of people avoid discussing money? Join Julie as she speaks with Penny Kidd about the importance of discussing and understanding money to reach your financial goals, i... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

August 21, 20232 min read

Episode 30: Traveling with Special Needs Children with Michelle Slaney-Trovato

Episode 30: Traveling with Special Needs Children with Michelle Slaney-Trovato

When it comes to parents traveling with their children, it can be both rewarding and challenging. And when the situation involves traveling with special needs children, the complexity increases furthe... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

August 05, 20231 min read

Episode 29:  Flying with Dad: A Daughter & Father's Travel Story and More with Yvonne Caputo

Episode 29:  Flying with Dad: A Daughter & Father's Travel Story and More with Yvonne Caputo

Traveling with parents can be a unique and enriching experience that only some have the opportunity to enjoy. The chance to explore the world alongside their parents is truly unforgettable! Join Julie... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

July 24, 20232 min read

Episode 28:  Discover the Broken Roads Travel Book Series by Author Leigh Lincoln

Episode 28: Discover the Broken Roads Travel Book Series by Author Leigh Lincoln

When you delve into a book, it's natural to wonder about the author's inspirations for writing it. Join Julie as she speaks with Leigh Lincoln about the Broken Roads travel book series and how her own... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

June 12, 20231 min read

Episode 27: Benefits of Guided Travel with Courtney Iannuccilli

Episode 27: Benefits of Guided Travel with Courtney Iannuccilli

Join Julie as she speaks with Courtney Iannuccilli about the benefits of guided travel. If you desire a travel experience filled with peace of mind and convenience, opting for guided travel is the ide... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

May 29, 20232 min read

Episode 26: Saying YES to Your Bucklet List

Episode 26: Saying YES to Your Bucklet List

Many people let their dreams and goals pass by, leading to feelings of regret and missed opportunities. And if you find yourself in that situation too, it is still possible to make a change! Join Juli... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

May 15, 20232 min read

Episode 25: Achieving the Seven Continent Club Status with Bob Fioretti

Episode 25: Achieving the Seven Continent Club Status with Bob Fioretti

Traveling to all seven continents is challenging, but it remains a popular item on many people's bucket lists. Although it may seem like an unlikely aspiration or even one that requires a lifetime to ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

May 01, 20232 min read

Episode 24: Changing Lives in Kakamega, Kenya with Dr. Angela Marick

Episode 24: Changing Lives in Kakamega, Kenya with Dr. Angela Marick

Traveling can be a transformative experience not just for the traveler but also for the people they encounter on their journey! Join Julie as she speaks with Dr. Angela Marick about changing lives in ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

April 17, 20231 min read

Episode 23: Adventures of a Travel Nurse

Episode 23: Adventures of a Travel Nurse

Olivia Hale and her husband had it all in their early 20's. Married, with great jobs, a home, and family close by. This gave pause to Olivia, thinking, "Did I peak too soon? Is this all there is?" Cra... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

April 04, 20231 min read

Episode 22: A Women's Hiking Movement to Support Movement and More for ALL Women

Episode 22: A Women's Hiking Movement to Support Movement and More for ALL Women

Join Julie as she speaks with Monique Redmon, who founded Hikerbabes, a hiking community and movement, that supports thousands of women around the globe to opt outside and move…regardless of age, skil... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

March 20, 20231 min read

Episode 21: Share Your Travel Stories Through Writing with Adam Karofsky

Episode 21: Share Your Travel Stories Through Writing with Adam Karofsky

Writing can be a powerful tool for personal growth and connection. By putting your thoughts and feelings down on paper, you can capture the essence of a place and keep those memories alive for years t... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

March 07, 20231 min read

Episode 20: Successful Doctor Turned International Travel Photographer

Episode 20: Successful Doctor Turned International Travel Photographer

Join Julie as she speaks with Mark Alberhasky about the importance of pursuing your passion. Pursuing your calling can often make you more inclined to work hard on self-improvement, increasing your ch... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

February 21, 20232 min read

Episode 19: Passports, Bucketlists & B4 the Dirtnap

Episode 19: Passports, Bucketlists & B4 the Dirtnap

Remaining in your hometown or country for your whole life is a missed opportunity. When you travel, the entire world opens up, making your life worth living! Join Julie as she speaks with Helen Brahms... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

February 21, 20232 min read

Episode 18: We Sold Everything ...AGAIN

Episode 18: We Sold Everything ...AGAIN

You may have heard stories about people quitting their jobs, selling all of their stuff, and then traveling the world. But why do people do it? Join Julie as she speaks with Gina Lannin about selling ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

January 23, 20231 min read

Episode 17: Ayahuasca & Hiking Machu Picchu

Episode 17: Ayahuasca & Hiking Machu Picchu

If you have been dreaming about hiking along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, then there are things you need to know Join Julie as she speaks with Kitty and Guthry Coy about their ayahuasca and hiking ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

January 16, 20232 min read

Episode 16: Courage is Always the Solution

Episode 16: Courage is Always the Solution

Have you ever daydreamed and then let go of your thoughts, murmuring that it's just a thought and impossible to happen? Join Julie as she speaks with Christie Silbaugh about how to live a more courage... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

December 19, 20221 min read

Episode 15: Write a Travel Book People Will Read

Episode 15: Write a Travel Book People Will Read

Whether you go solo or on a family vacation, every travel experience is packed with memories. So why let go of these memories when you can make a story out of them? Join Julie as she speaks with Kirst... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

December 12, 20222 min read

Episode 14: Uganda and Gorilla Trekking

Episode 14: Uganda and Gorilla Trekking

Are you dreaming of experiencing a more adventurous level of safari? Africa offers travelers a chance to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with one of the rarest animals on Earth! Join Julie as she... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

December 05, 20221 min read

Episode 13: Holiday Emotional Eating Support

Episode 13: Holiday Emotional Eating Support

The holidays are marketed as the happiest time of the year, but for many, emotions run high and disordered eating can be triggered. Join Julie as she speaks with Liza Lomax about managing stress and d... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

November 28, 20221 min read

Episode 12: Adults Like Disney, Too

Episode 12: Adults Like Disney, Too

Travel planning can be time-consuming and overwhelming, especially when you haven’t done something like this before. So how can you make your travel experience smoother? Join Julie as she speaks with... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

November 21, 20221 min read

Ep 11: Around the World in 64 Days

Ep 11: Around the World in 64 Days

The idea that travel can help with recovery from trauma is not new. But unfortunately, most people didn't see travel as an avenue for personal development and healing. Join Julie as she speaks with Am... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

November 14, 20221 min read

Ep: 10 Cultural Competence Deep Dive

Ep: 10 Cultural Competence Deep Dive

Traveling to a foreign country is one of life's greatest privileges. But every group of people has its own unique culture. So how can you prepare yourself for the cultural differences while traveling ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

November 08, 20221 min read

Ep: 9 - Solo Travel at MidLife with Guest: Denis Hickey 

Ep: 9 - Solo Travel at MidLife with Guest: Denis Hickey 

As you get older, people might think you have already lived a rich and satisfying life and had all the possible adventures. But in reality, there is always more out there to see and do. Join Julie as ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 18, 20221 min read

Ep: 8 - Boat Life with Guest Christie Silbaugh - Travel by Boat around the world

Ep: 8 - Boat Life with Guest Christie Silbaugh - Travel by Boat around the world

Every traveler has traveled or will travel by boat at some time in their life. Boating can be a fun and exciting way to travel, allowing you to spend your holidays differently! But have you ever thoug... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 17, 20221 min read

Ep: 7 - Publishing a Travel Book with Kathleen Leary 

Ep: 7 - Publishing a Travel Book with Kathleen Leary 

As fun and remarkable as your travels and adventures, sometimes it is difficult to share those experiences once you’re “back to reality.” Then how do you put words to your experiences to better share ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 15, 20221 min read

Ep: 5 - Home is a Sensation Not A Destination with Guest Liza Lomax

Ep: 5 - Home is a Sensation Not A Destination with Guest Liza Lomax

No matter where life takes you, finding somewhere to live is easy, but it's tough to make a real home. To crave the feeling of "home" and belonging is inherently human. But have you ever sensed a feel... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 14, 20221 min read

Ep: 6 - Uganda & Gorilla Trekking with Guest - Michael English with Follow Alice

Ep: 6 - Uganda & Gorilla Trekking with Guest - Michael English with Follow Alice

Curiosity and exploration pretty much go hand in hand when it comes to travel. Now, do you want to make an effort to try something that is a little beyond what you usually see and do? Join Julie as sh... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 14, 20221 min read

Ep: 3 - Travel that Transform with Guest: Amy Joy

Ep: 3 - Travel that Transform with Guest: Amy Joy

Exploring a new place is a great way to maintain your mental well-being, contributing to a happier and more fulfilling life. But how about volunteering as a way to travel the world doing something pur... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 13, 20221 min read

Ep: 4 - Travel Memories with Guest Karen Fitting

Ep: 4 - Travel Memories with Guest Karen Fitting

Travel memories are memories that everyone wants to hold on to forever. People leave home with a smartphone capable of taking great digital travel photos and videos, but how can you keep those memorie... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 13, 20221 min read

Ep: 2 - What is  Cultural Competence with Guest: Louisa Ajami

Ep: 2 - What is  Cultural Competence with Guest: Louisa Ajami

Human beings are social species wired to connect. But in today's diverse world, communication issues can take on an added dimension of complexity. Then how can you create stronger cross-cultural conne... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 11, 20221 min read

Ep: 1 - It's Now or Now with Guest: Denis Hickey

Ep: 1 - It's Now or Now with Guest: Denis Hickey

As you get older, people might think you have already lived a rich and satisfying life and had all the possible adventures. But in reality, there is always more out there to see and do. Join Julie as ... ...more

Traveler's Heart Podcast

October 10, 20221 min read