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Transformed by Pilgrimage

Transformed by Pilgrimage

I once led a team from Bethesda, Maryland to Nova Scotia on pilgrimage. Shortly after returning home, their reverend shared this response with the parish about their journey: “Last Tuesday, the St. Luke’s pilgrims arrived home safely. Our time in Nova Scotia changed us as individuals and as a community. We can tell you what…
Transformed by Pilgrimage

Transformed by Pilgrimage

I once led a team from Bethesda, Maryland to Nova Scotia on pilgrimage. Shortly after returning home, their reverend shared this response with the parish about their journey: “Last Tuesday, the St. Luke’s pilgrims arrived home safely. Our time in Nova Scotia changed us as individuals and as a community. We can tell you what…
Three ways YOU can build a Legacy
Three ways YOU can build a Legacy this summer
Wonder Voyage Legacy is about strategically investing in locations where we have a long-standing relationship with partner organizations working to help their community. We hope to see our legacy grow over time. But none of this is possible without supporters. We need investors who not only give but who also share these projects with others…
Mission Trip or Pilgrimage
Mission Trip or Pilgrimage: A Definition
Short term missions has become big business. Wonder Voyage started twenty years ago because, at the time, a good number of trips through mission organizations were being carried out in ways that were were unnecessary, unethical, and in bad taste. The only pilgrimage offerings, at that time, were from travel agencies that booked a local…
Wonder Voyage Director: A Definition
Wonder Voyage Director: A Definition
Designing, planning, and implementing an entire mission trip or pilgrimage can be daunting, especially when you’re the one leading a group. Having someone to guide you through the process can make all the difference. This is where Wonder Voyage directors excel. We are not tour guides. We are cultural guides. Although we are in charge…
The Way You’ve Longed to Travel
The Way You’ve Longed to Travel
Have you ever booked a trip through a tour, pilgrimage or mission organization hoping for adventure, only to find yourself shuffling from location to location without taking in your surroundings? You end up in lackluster housing, eating familiar food, never really immersing yourself in the local culture. When you arrive back home you wonder if…
Tell Us What You Are Thinking! We are listening.
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Most of us travel with some level of expectation about how our trip will go especially if it is with an organization that has planned the trip for you or your group. It’s easy to feel disappointed or frustrated when those expectations fall short. At Wonder Voyage, we have a solution to avoid this frustration…
Destination Scotland
Destination: Scotland
Scotland is a land drenched in myth, magic, and mystery. It’s full of tales of saints and sinners, heroes and scoundrels, royalty and poverty, and the Loch Ness monster. Thousands of years of history have sculpted this intriguing country, calling travelers from around to world to come to its shores. From the highlands to the…

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