45 episodes

Are you making all the right choices only to feel as like you are living the wrong life?
That was me …until I purchased an around the world ticket.
With an oversized green backpack , I embraced the unknown twists and turns of traveling the world solo for 9 months… pretty successfully
I loved how travel unpacked parts of myself I had not fully experienced in my life back home.
Unfortunately, my re-entry home was an epic fail. I felt lost and uninspired. This led to a deep depression that cost my job, a relationship, and worst, my confident.
So, what happened? I didn’t completely unpack the most significant thing when I returned home – my empowered self … the one that the world met when I was traveling. Has that happened to you?
At my lowest point the answer home to me
I needed, no I craved, a way of being a traveler every day. Travel has such a positive impact helping us become a better version of ourselves. Wouldn’t YOU want to feel like your empowered traveler every day, too?
This low point gave birth to my simple yet powerful approach for living happily and fulfilled daily. It’s called, The Way of the Traveler’s H.E.A.R.T., and we want you to have access to this approach too.
Join us in unpacking your traveler’s heart. Hear inspiring stories from traveler’s and travel expert from around the globe to learn ways we can all fuel the desires of our traveler’s heart daily, where its on the road or living life back home.
I am your host Julie Zolfo, and this is the Traveler’s H.E.A.R.T. podcast

The Traveler's H.E.A.R.T‪.‬ Julie Zolfo

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 28 Ratings

Are you making all the right choices only to feel as like you are living the wrong life?
That was me …until I purchased an around the world ticket.
With an oversized green backpack , I embraced the unknown twists and turns of traveling the world solo for 9 months… pretty successfully
I loved how travel unpacked parts of myself I had not fully experienced in my life back home.
Unfortunately, my re-entry home was an epic fail. I felt lost and uninspired. This led to a deep depression that cost my job, a relationship, and worst, my confident.
So, what happened? I didn’t completely unpack the most significant thing when I returned home – my empowered self … the one that the world met when I was traveling. Has that happened to you?
At my lowest point the answer home to me
I needed, no I craved, a way of being a traveler every day. Travel has such a positive impact helping us become a better version of ourselves. Wouldn’t YOU want to feel like your empowered traveler every day, too?
This low point gave birth to my simple yet powerful approach for living happily and fulfilled daily. It’s called, The Way of the Traveler’s H.E.A.R.T., and we want you to have access to this approach too.
Join us in unpacking your traveler’s heart. Hear inspiring stories from traveler’s and travel expert from around the globe to learn ways we can all fuel the desires of our traveler’s heart daily, where its on the road or living life back home.
I am your host Julie Zolfo, and this is the Traveler’s H.E.A.R.T. podcast

    44. Switzerland 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Visitors with Ashley Faulkes

    44. Switzerland 101: Essential Tips for First-Time Visitors with Ashley Faulkes

    Planning a trip to Switzerland can be exhilarating yet daunting, especially if you're unsure where to begin. But fear not! Today, we have a special guest, Ashley Faulkes, who will guide us through all the essential tips for first-time visitors to Switzerland. Join Julie as she engages in a conversation with Ashley, unraveling invaluable insights that will help ensure a seamless and enriching travel experience in this breathtaking country! Stay tuned!

    • 55 min
    43. Shedding Light on Dark Travel with Harry Mitsidis

    43. Shedding Light on Dark Travel with Harry Mitsidis

    As travelers, we often seek unique and exciting experiences with each journey. But have you ever considered trying dark travel? Join Julie as she talks with Harry Mitsidis about the realities of this intriguing form of travel. While it might not sound fun, dark travel offers a deeper, more meaningful experience. You'll discover that there is light to be found even amid darkness. Embracing dark travel can provide an unforgettable adventure you will forever be grateful to have experienced! Stay tuned!

    • 37 min
    42. Warriors on the Way with Fr. Steve Rindahl

    42. Warriors on the Way with Fr. Steve Rindahl

    Veterans give their all to protect people! But sadly, after they finish serving, most of them experience moral injury and PTSD! So, how can we help them? Join 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 pilgrimage! Stay tuned!

    • 46 min
    41. Trailblazing Tales: Journey to Empowerment with Nikki Phanco

    41. Trailblazing Tales: Journey to Empowerment with Nikki Phanco

    People often cite growing up sick as a reason to lose hope, abandon their dreams, and struggle to find their purpose. However, our guest today, Nikki Phanco, defies this notion entirely! Join Julie as she delves into Nikki's inspiring story. With courage and perseverance, Nikki turns challenges into chances for growth and empowerment! Stay tuned!

    • 25 min
    40. The Demi Hugger: Your Next Favorite Travel Accessory with Demetra Papas

    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. However, a solution on the horizon promises to make your travel experience more convenient and enjoyable! Join Julie as she speaks with Demetra Papas about a revolutionary travel accessory. Demetra's ingenuity and dedication to improving the travel experience shine through in her invention, making it a must-have for anyone who wants to simplify their journey and ensure a hassle-free adventure! Stay tuned!

    • 29 min
    39. A Journey of Catharsis on the Camino aka The Way with Danny Aguilar

    39. A Journey of Catharsis on the Camino aka The Way with Danny Aguilar

    Filmmakers often draw inspiration from various sources to create compelling and impactful films, with some drawing deeply from personal memories of challenging experiences! Join Julie as she speaks with filmmaker Danny Aguilar about a documentary centered around a transformative journey on the Camino. The documentary shows how travel and self-discovery can profoundly transform a person. Danny's story encourages listeners to think about how a single journey can bring comfort, healing, and a better understanding of oneself, especially in times of loss and change! Stay tuned!

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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28 Ratings

28 Ratings

ShatterBoxMama ,

Inspiring a whole new way to experience life!

This podcast shares the bold ways humans say ‘YES’ to life while letting go of old paradigms of ‘how we should live’. There are so many examples of people choosing to fully embrace a life filled with passion, transformative experiences, and above all, love.

drfoto ,

Insights About More Than Just Travel

If you listen closely, these stories hold pearls about life. This is not just a travelogue. People featured are sharing meaningful examples about challenges we all face (sometimes on the road) and how to work through them and reach a goal, destination or just grow as a person. I’m a seeker of sorts and always enjoy learning from others so I can avoid the easy pitfalls and continually be reminded of the joy in the journey. Kudos Julie! There is always room for those who want to keep the fire burning.

Graet ,

I love traveling.

What a fun podcast! Traveling can be physical as well as emotional. Julie guides her listeners through all sorts of travel.

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