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Big Creek Mission Trip
I’ll never forget the first time I witnessed real life poverty. Our group was driving through an old trailer park, deep in the mountains of Kentucky, during a mission trip. The ground was barren with nothing but dirt and garbage covering the road. Our group leader, Katie, dodged a stack of old tires as she pulled up to one...
Professors trekked through the inside of a glacier during an exploratory trip.
My name is Jenny Burkholder and I’m a Tour Coordinator at Fellowship Travel International (FTI). This January, I had the honor of hosting an amazing group of faculty and staff on an exploratory trip to Iceland. The group represented 13 colleges and universities across the country that were interested in developing a short-term program in Iceland. Together, we toured Reykjavik,...
Man lounging in an airport
These days, it seems nearly impossible to fly without spending a good amount of time at the airport. Whether you're early to the gate or experiencing a long layover, you may find yourself trying to kill time. Luckily, some airports are adding unique amenities to keep you entertained. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Minneapolis was the first U.S. city to build a...
Women washing clothes in Guatemala
My name is Jenny Burkholder. As a Tour Coordinator, I work with pastors to design spiritual tours and connect them with our partner mission organizations around the world. FTI tries to plan a vision trip once a year to introduce group leaders to ministries in need of incoming teams. I love leading these trips, being able to put boots on the...
Halloween 2013
We hope 2014 has gotten off to a great start. We are grateful for all that 2013 has brought us & will continue to look for ways we can serve you better in the coming year. By adding new team members & enhancing our service offerings, we strive to be the best possible resource for you. New FTI Team Members In...
Aimee in Spain 2012
Although we spend the bulk of our time making travel arrangements for hundreds of non-profit organizations around the country, we also take some personal time to get out & explore the world. This year several members of the FTI team have taken the opportunity to visit project sites, meet with hotel & tour vendors & experience new things. Below is...