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How You Can Qualify to Travel to Cuba and Celebrate New Year’s in Havana

Posted by in Caribbean, Featured, Latin America on 24th October, 2011 | 2 Comments

Trip with Jeff Greenwald and Ethical TravelerThere’s a special trip to Cuba being planned for New Year’s. Find out you can qualify to go, and why the special license you’ll need to go is so special.
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27th Annual International Jazz Festival in Havana: Should you go?

Posted by in Art and Culture, Caribbean, Featured on 25th August, 2011 | 11 Comments

Photo from InmagineAre you a music fan wondering what it would be like to travel to Cuba? Accomplished percussionist Carol Steele shares her thoughts and experiences for those thinking of making the journey.
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Just Announced: Your Chance to Win a Trip of a Lifetime!

Posted by in Asia, Featured, Human trafficking on 10th August, 2011 | No Comments

804One lucky person who registers for the upcoming Global Forum on Human Trafficking is going to win a free trip facilitated by The Not for Sale Campaign against human trafficking and Global Exchange Reality Tours. Could that lucky person be you?
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Cuba Travel Updates: AP, New York Times AND Anthony Bourdain Talking Cuba

Posted by in Caribbean, Featured, Trip Participant Stories on 11th July, 2011 | No Comments

VinalesValley_bannerLots going on in Cuba travel news. The New York Times travel section recently covered Cuba travel changes, the Associated Press spoke with Global Exchange’s External Relations Director, and tonight the Travel Channel’s “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” is in Cuba.
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Hawaii Joins Reality Tours List of Destinations

Posted by in Featured on 10th May, 2011 | No Comments

Picturesque HawaiiGlobal Exchange recently announced Hawaii as its newest destination for socially responsible travel. The trip is called Aloha ‘Aina: Militarization, Ecology and Hawaiian Self-Determination.
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Perfect Gift for the Socially Responsible Traveler

Posted by in Featured on 8th December, 2010 | 1 Comment

rtMonths ago, with the holidays on the horizon, a team of us here at Global Exchange had a brainstorming session focused on our gift memberships. Our goal: figure out a way to offer new Global Exchange members this holiday season a little something extra beyond the standard membership benefits, in exchange for their support. The […]
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Reality Tours Offer Alternative Ways to Celebrate the New Year

Posted by in Featured, Issues We Explore on 12th November, 2010 | 1 Comment

CubanSchoolChildren_bannerMost people go out to dinner or attend parties on New Year’s Eve, while others prefer to stay home with family and friends. The more adventurous souls plan a trip that will take them outside of the country on New Year’s, for a chance to experience the local form of celebration in different cultures. This winter […]
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Past Participant Amy Murray shares experience on the Not for Sale Delegation to Peru

Posted by in Featured, Human trafficking, Latin America, Trip Participant Stories on 12th October, 2010 | 1 Comment

154This past June, Reality Tour participant, Amy Murray went to  Peru on the Not For Sale Advocacy Delegation on Human Trafficking. Read on as she shares her experience with us. I am a graduate student, and, as a requirement for my school, I had to do a cultural immersion. The immersion required me to spend […]
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Oppose the Coup Attempt in Ecuador

Posted by in Featured, Latin America on 30th September, 2010 | 1 Comment

ForestFumigationOtavaloEarly this morning, Ecuadorians woke up to a state of national unrest as sections of the national police and military coordinated nation-wide protests against President Rafael Correa’s democratically-elected government. In an interview, Correa insisted that the protests were a coup d’etat attempt by the opposition. Insist that the Obama administration unconditionally support President Rafael Correa and his democratically-elected government.
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From One End of the Rainbow to Another

Posted by in Africa, Featured, Regions We Visit on 3rd September, 2010 | 1 Comment

pride5Global Exchange is now proud to introduce its first ever LGBTQ-focused Reality Tour to none other than the self-proclaimed “Rainbow Nation” itself – South Africa.
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