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Purposeful Journeys

Purposeful Journeys tend to emphasize a theme of history, religious traditions, culture or cuisine according to the desire of the cohort of fellow travelers embarking on their journey. You are invited to explore the journeys we currently offer. If you see a journey that intrigues you and you desire to host a purposeful journey we can create a highly curated, custom travel experience for your group, congregation, organization or extended family.

Our Upcoming International Purposeful Journeys
A Miraculous Journey
featuring an inspiring experience of the Holy Land
January 22, 2024 - February 1, 2024

A Miraculous Journey offers a singular opportunity to explore a fascinating spectrum of historical sights, theological contexts, and biblical background in the Holy Land. This purposeful journey is sure to deepen your faith and enrich your life. We will balance our deeply spiritual, sometimes heady religious encounters with spectacular accommodations, excellent food as a window to middle eastern culture past and present, wine tasting, shopping experiences, culture, and history.

 

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Ciao Bella Italy!
featuring an inspiring encounter with beautful Italy
September 5, 2024 - September 15, 2024

Join us in beautiful Italy for a fascinating purposeful journey featuring art, history, gastronomic and cultural delights for which this European country has become world renowned. Enhancing our delectable tastes of history, culture, and cuisine we will be wowed with beautiful scenery, a luxurious cruise, and unforgettable gastronomic experiences. A Rome extension is available.

 

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Magical Christmas Markets
Featuring German Christmas traditions, culture, and cuisine in Thuringia and along the Rhine
December 1, 2024 - December 11, 2024

Join us on a magical land and river cruise cultural experience of Old World Christmas markets. Our Magical Christmas Markets journey features wonderful food, great wine, culture, and of course, will be highlighted by the sights, sounds, and smells of magical Christmas markets. Our Magical Christmas Markets journey will feature several days in the wonderful city of Weimar, Germany for the first half of our journey. The second half of our journey will feature a delightful, all-inclusive river cruise along the Rhine River.

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Reformation Reflections
featuring reflections on Lutheran identity
July 15, 2024 - July 27, 2024

Join us in Weimar, Germany for an inspiring encounter with Reformation sights and a fascinating immersion into German culture and cuisine. We will also enjoy several days in the captivating city of Berlin. Your journey will seek to balance sights intended to stimulate serious reflection and activities that are just plain fun.

 

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Sights of Faith
featuring an inspiring experience of the Holy Land
July 8, 2024 - July 18, 2024

Our Sights of Faith purposeful journey offers a singular opportunity to explore a fascinating spectrum of historical sights, theological contexts, and biblical background in the Holy Land. This purposeful journey is sure to deepen your faith and enrich your life. We will balance our deeply spiritual, sometimes heady religious encounters with spectacular accommodations, excellent food as a window to middle eastern culture past and present, wine tasting, shopping experiences, culture, and history.

 

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Awesome Austria
featuring the Beauty and Culture of Austria
August 6, 2024 - August 15, 2024

Awesome Austria features the beauty and culture of Austria. Your time in Vienna and Salzburg, Austria is sure to delight as you experience the richness of German Austrian culture, the delectable taste of Austrian cuisine, centuries of religious tradition, a rich musical tradition, and the sheer beauty of this awesome country.

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Alpen Delights and Perspectives
featuring Swiss cuisine and Munich's Okoberfest
September 16, 2024 - September 25, 2024

You will no doubt savor your delectable tastes of Swiss chocolate and cheese, even as you anticipate your bucket list experience of Oktoberfest in Munich. Encounters with centuries of history and culture, the majestic peaks of the Alps and your taste of delectable cuisine will form a narrative centered in culture and cuisine that is sure to inspire you.

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A Taste of the Renaissance
featuring fascinating Italian history, culture, and cuisine
October 8, 2024 - October 18, 2024

Join us in beautiful Italy for a fascinating purposeful journey featuring art, history, and the gastronomic and cultural delights for which this European country has become world renown. A Taste of the Renaissance promises to be as fun as it will be fascinating. Enhancing our delectable tastes of history, culture, and cuisine we will be wowed with beautiful scenery, wonderful experiences of Italian wine in spectacular settings, and unforgettable gastronomic experiences.

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Following the Star
featuring an inspiring experience of the Holy Land
January 6, 2025 - January 16, 2025

Following the Star offers a singular opportunity to explore a fascinating spectrum of historical sights, theological contexts, and biblical background in the Holy Land. This purposeful journey is sure to deepen your faith and enrich your life. We will balance our deeply spiritual, sometimes heady religious encounters with spectacular accommodations, excellent food as a window to middle eastern culture past and present, wine tasting, shopping experiences, culture, and history.

 

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Reflections from Epiphany
featuring an inspiring experience of the Holy Land
January 16, 2025 - January 25, 2025

Reflections from Epiphany offers a singular opportunity to explore a fascinating spectrum of historical sights, theological contexts, and biblical background in the Holy Land. This purposeful journey is sure to deepen your faith and enrich your life. We will balance our deeply spiritual, sometimes heady religious encounters with spectacular accommodations, excellent food as a window to middle eastern culture past and present, wine tasting, shopping experiences, culture, and history.

 

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Humanity and Hope
featuring a fascinating tour of the Holy Land
April 23, 2025 - May 3, 2025

Humanity and Hope offers a singular opportunity to explore a fascinating spectrum of historical sights, theological contexts, and biblical background in the Holy Land. This purposeful journey is sure to deepen your faith and enrich your life. We will balance our deeply spiritual, sometimes heady, religious encounters with spectacular accommodations, excellent food as a window to middle eastern culture past and present, and wine tasting, shopping experiences, culture, and history.  Optional extensions to Egypt and Jordan are available.

 

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Journey of Faith
featuring a fascinating tour of the Holy Land
July 2, 2025 - July 12, 2025

Journey of Faith offers a singular opportunity to explore a fascinating spectrum of historical sights, theological contexts, and biblical background in the Holy Land. This purposeful journey is sure to deepen your faith and enrich your life. We will balance our deeply spiritual, sometimes heady, religious encounters with spectacular accommodations, excellent food as a window to middle eastern culture past and present, and wine tasting, shopping experiences, culture, and history.  An optional pre-journey extension to Egypt and Jordan are available.

 

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Sinners and Saints
featuring the culture of Germany and Austria
July 22, 2025 - July 31, 2025

Join us in Germany and Austria for a rich encounter with culture and cuisine created to inspire, to renew, and to revitalize fellow travelers in their lives lived as sinners and saints. This purposeful journey will explore the capacity for human beings to produce beauty and achieve the extraordinary as well as the capacity for unspeakable evil for purposes of exploring who we are today in light of our past.

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We are direct witnesses to the power of travel to grow and deepen commitments to organizations.

We warmly invite you to explore the opportunity of serving as a journey host. We offer many resources for leaders committed to or considering becoming a journey host. We will work with you every step of the way.

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