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Where Will You Be This Summer?

Posted by in African Diaspora, Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Environment & Sustainability, Health and Healing, Human trafficking, Indigenous Rights, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Women, Youth on 1st April, 2014 | No Comments

Photo by Fernanda LeMarie, Cancilleria del EcuadorSummer is on our minds here at the Global Exchange office in San Francisco, CA, where we’re already getting a taste of warm weather days. As you make your Summer travel plans we invite you to join us on a Reality Tour to diverse regions of the world to learn about indigenous resistance to corporate economy, ending human trafficking, and to make lasting people-to-people ties.
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Traveling with Saadi in Iran

Posted by in Art and Culture, Guest Posts, Spirituality and Religion, Trip Participant Stories on 11th November, 2013 | 2 Comments

Saadi_2Professor Sarah Sharp recently participated on a Reality Tour to Iran. While there, she was inspired by the great Persian poet Sadi, wondering, how would Saadi encourage the participants to embrace their travel experiences?
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And the Grand Prize Winner of the 2013 Reality Tours Photo Contest Is…

Posted by in Asia, Caribbean, Latin America, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Trip Participant Stories, Women, Youth on 9th May, 2013 | 1 Comment

Congratulations on the winning photo Susan! "Women Making Change" Reality Tour, 2005.Congratulations to Susan Hall, Grand Prize winner of the 2013 Reality Tours Photo Contest! Her image of an Afghan man drinking tea was chosen as our Grand Prize Winner for the quality and composition of the image and the strikingness of its subject matter. Susan had this to say about her experience visiting Afghanistan: “Prior […]
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Nancy from Seattle Reports Back About First-Ever Reality Tour to Burma

Posted by in Asia, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion, Trip Participant Stories on 6th May, 2013 | 10 Comments

Fishing-Inle-lakeNancy Penrose of Seattle shares her experiences during a recent trip to Burma with Global Exchange.
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Where is Reality Tours’ Newest Destination?

Posted by in Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Civil Rights, Education, Food and Agriculture, Labor and Economy, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion on 17th September, 2012 | 3 Comments

Burmese TemplesGlobal Exchange announces our newest Reality Tour destination! Guess where we are going to build people to people ties in 2013?
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What Inspired Reality Tours to Ireland? Part 2

Posted by in Europe, Labor and Economy, Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion on 13th July, 2012 | No Comments

Mural in Northern IrelandGlobal Exchange co-founder, Kevin Danaher shares his favorite memories on Reality Tours to Northern Ireland in the second of this two part interview.
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The Gandhian Legacy

Posted by in Asia, Peace and Conflict, Spirituality and Religion on 9th March, 2011 | No Comments

TheGandhianLegacyFor 14 years, Global Exchange and Dr. Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas K. Gandhi (a.k.a. Mahatma Gandhi), have shared the legacy of Gandhi via our Gandhian Legacy Tour. The following is a guest post written by Arun Gandhi about these trips, and how you can join the next one!
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Pilgrimage to Gandhi’s India

Posted by in Asia, Peace and Conflict, Regions We Visit, Spirituality and Religion, Trip Participant Stories on 25th December, 2004 | No Comments

By John Dear December 25, 2004, Ireland It’s Christmas day and I’m in Galway on the west coast of Ireland, staying with my friend Terry Howard, SJ and the Jesuit community, after visiting other Jesuit friends in Dublin, and Mairead Maguire and her family near Belfast. It’s cold, quiet and wet, but beautiful and refreshing […]
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