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Welcome to the Wanderlusters Mind Podcast. I'm your host Abby Lewtas and in this podcast my guests share their travel stories, returning home and stepping into their inspired adventurous life. In this podcast I share with you a little about my introduction and my story as well as who this podcast is for. Please enjoy the show.

Welcome to the Wanderlusters Mind Podcast. I'm your host Abby Lewtas and in this podcast my guests share their travel stories, returning home and stepping into their inspired adventurous life. In this podcast I share with you a little about my introduction and my story as well as who this podcast is for. Please enjoy the show.
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Welcome to the Wanderlusters Mind Podcast. I'm your host Abby Lewtas and in this podcast my guests share their travel stories, returning home and stepping into their inspired adventurous life. In this podcast I share with you a little about my introduction and my story as well as who this podcast is for. Please enjoy the show.




Gabrielle Nancarrow - Bringing women together as a birth doula after living in the fast paced New York. 033

About Gabrielle Gabrielle is a mum of two little girls and a birth doula. She grew up in Anglesea on Victoria’s Surf Coast and has lived in New York, Paris and Buenos Aires. She is currently back in Melbourne with her family and is close to launching a women’s space in the inner-west called Gather. Gather will be a place for women to come together and connect through the sharing of stories, thoughts and experiences. Gabrielle’s intention for the space is to bring connection back to a...


Habits to keep after your travels. TWM032

9 habits to keep after your Links and show notes for this episode For links and show notes from this episode click here or visit Connect with me on Instagram @abbylewtas and on Facebook @The Wanderlusters Mind - Abby Lewtas


Margot Andersen - 7 years in London and returning home to help others in repatriation. TWM031

About Margot Margot spent 7 years living in London before returning 'home' to Australia approx. 12 years ago. Whilst she loves being back and firmly believes she made the right decision to do so, the return journey was not quite as straightforward as she had anticipated. However it is these experiences that led her to start a network group called Insync aimed at helping repatriates reconnect as they return; as well as develop several career management and leadership programs in her...


Travis Barton - Bartending in California to travel, adventure and life coaching as a global citizen. TWM030

About Travis Travis Barton is an expert at taking people who want to be extraordinary to epic new heights, through what he calls, adventurous coaching for extraordinary people. Travis has personally worked with a variety of people one on one, from executives and CEO's, to athletes and actors, to other coaches and entrepreneurs, supporting and challenging them in a powerful space to move passionately toward their dreams and goals, holding them at their highest self, creating space for...


Igniting friendships when returning home. TWM029

What I have learned when reconnecting with old friends. One of the hardest things, I found when returning home from long term travel was re-establishing my friendship circles. There was a mixture of old friends, plus new ones and other friends I was meeting along the way. There were often times when I so desperately wanted to meet with an old friend and it just take off from where we left off, but instead I found that I was the one, pushing and driving and hoping the friendship would be...


Sora Surya No - Travelling intentionally, uncovering rituals and leading sacred circles. TWM028

Sora Surya No Sora Surya No is a sacred space holder, strategy alchemist, transformative business coach, international retreat leader, inspirational speaker, fire igniter, heart whisperer, and world traveler. She works with sovereign awakened women entrepreneurs to incorporate the art of feeling sacred into their business through rituals, ceremonies, and the divine feminine. Sora loves to sit in ceremony with sisters and share the art of holding circle. She leads women through powerful...


Natalie Roberts-Mazzeo - Leaving the corporate world for the Mediterranean, India and a spiritual journey. TWM027

ABOUT NATALIE Natalie Roberts-Mazzeo is the founder of Miracle Mama, an online sanctuary that empowers and inspires mothers who are raising special needs children. Through coaching, community and connection, Natalie’s mission is to create a space for women to reconnect with themselves and what is most important to them. Natalie is also a writer and speaker, based in Melbourne, Australia. She love’s a good chai, mojito and getting out into nature. Natalie also has a background in...


Ways to move through Reverse Culture and Re-Entry shock. TWM026

WAYS TO COPE WITH MOVING HOME. Its that common feeling so many face, after returning home from the trip of a lifetime you arrive back home and, as if in a blink of an eye, it feels like your entire life has changed. Initially there is that excitement phase of seeing family and friends moves pretty fast and all of a sudden you thinking to yourself ‘what next?’ For sure everyone around you is asking ‘so, what are you going to do now?’ Links and show notes for this episode For links and...


Megan Norton - A global upbringing as a 'third culture kid.' TWM025

ABOUT MEGAN Having lived in 10 countries and 5 U.S. States, Megan is no stranger to global mobility and navigating change. She currently lives in the U.S. but travels frequently for work as an English teacher and independent education consultant. After completing her undergraduate degree, she decided to move to Europe. She hopped around a bit in her 20's from Austria to Greece and from Hungary to Poland. Megan completed a Masters in Europe and began her teaching career there. You can...


Michelle Legge - 3 years 'leggin it' on a motorcycle around Europe. TWM024

Slow traveling with only 9kg lead and taking time to do the things you enjoy. ABOUT MICHELE Michele Legge and her husband Ron are a West Australian couple in their 50s who decided not to wait until they retired to have a big travel adventure. They spent 3 years motorbiking couch surfing house sitting and slow travelling around Europe. Michele welcome to the show and thank you for joining me. LINKS Links for The Wanderlusters...


Mindset - Why its important for travellers. TWM023

Make a choice to achieve something, commit and stay consistent and manifest your success by focussing on your mind. What is Mindset? Mindset is a ‘way of thinking’ and opinions. This way of thinking predetermines your response to and interpretation of situations. How you perceive things. Travelling exposes you to an extensive array situations, people and circumstances that helps you to broaden your way of thinking and approach life with a more open mindset. Upon returning home its easy...


Dylan Bennett - A passion for languages and an addiction to culture shock. TWM022

Living and working in Spain, following love back home to Australia, moving to Shanghai and back to Australia again. ABOUT DYLAN Dylan Bennett was born in Darwin, Australia he has a passion for languages and an addiction to culture shock. He graduated as a teacher because it gave him the best chance possible to travel, have since taught in Indonesia, Spain and China. After finishing university in Lombok Indonesia and after a year teaching in Australia, spent the next 5 years moving every...


Mike Huxley - Travelling the world as a nurse, author and travel blogger.

Travelling to over 100 countries, Mike has been able to create a life exactly how he imagined. ABOUT MIKE Today on the show, I am speaking with Michael Huxley. He is the founder of Bemused Backpacker a UK travel blog he has spent several years abroad travelling to over 100 different countries. He is a published author, a qualified nurse and a world adventure. LINKS bemusedbackpacker.combemusedbackpacker@bemusedbackpack Links for The Wanderlusters...


What emotions you will face when returning from long term travel. TWM020

Top emotions you can expect to face Links Top emotions people face after returning home.The Wanderlusters hangover.Jo Parker - Shaping her life during 12 months in Wanderlusters Mind - Abby LewtasThe Wanderlusters Minds Hangout


Rocio Cadena - A travel writer from Mexico, now living in South Korea. TWM019

About Rocia Rocio is a Mexican-American writer and editor based in South Korea. She writes about all types and elements of culture, in-depth social issues, lifestyle and travel. She grew up in Mexico and at the age of 11 moved to Chicago. She spent a semester abroad studying in Italy at universe and has returned to Chicago on a several occasions but now calls South Korea home. Links is Rocio@this_is_rocio Links for The Wanderlusters...


Pip Honour - A wellness journey and a travelling adventure. TWM018

About Pip Pip Honour is a Wellness Coach and Meditation Teacher. She works with women 1:1 and in groups to help them create more Confidence, Clarity and Calm in their worlds. Her work is grounded in the belief that transforming your mindset will create positive and lasting change. Pip went on a six month adventure spending 2 months in Europe - Italy, Croatia, France, Germany and Hungary, 1 month in South Africa, 1 month in India and 1 month in Sri Lanka before returning to Australia to...


What is Reverse Culture Shock TWM017

What you can expect and the different phases when your transitioning through Reverse Culture Shock. What is Reverse Culture Shock? Is a upsetting and disturbing feelings and emotions experienced by some people upon returning home from spending a significant time overseas. Links Reverse culture shock - what you can expect. Julianna Barnaby - Soul searching in Central Wanderlusters Mind - Abby LewtasThe Wanderlusters Minds Hangout


Hannah Morris - Humble beginnings to intercultural learning. TWM016

Dr. Hannah Morris is an international educator and world traveller passionate about assisting others as they navigate their own intercultural transitions. Her current work is based on her professional experiences abroad along with her research in higher education and intercultural learning and it has enabled her to combine the academic and practical knowledge of cross-cultural transitions to help students, families, and schools around the globe. Hannah was born with the travel bug. A...


Aimee Wilson - Trusting herself and following her passion of working with horses. TWM015

Aimee is a Life Coach, Equine Assisted Learning Facilitator, Speaker, Sacred Space holder and super passionate about the power of working with horses. Aimee took off to work at a Summer Camp in the United States. She then travelled to London and returned to the States for another summer. Upon returning home she found her partner, her passion and started a new life. Aimee is now an Intuition & Embodiment Coach who encourages women to listen to their inner voice, unblock their fears, and...


Nikola Dóžová - Kenya, kayaking Europe to studying and consulting in digital marketing. 014

Nikola Dóžová is a lover great coffee, ultra marathon runs, books and nature. But most of all she love to do things in a different way. Nikola travelled solo around Kenya for six months, paddled 1000 Kilometres in a sea kayak, went to walk the Pyrenees and many many other adventures. Right now she is in Iceland finishing my master degree in digital marketing and is a passionate adventure and travel blogger. Links Links for The Wanderlusters...