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What’s Your Reality Tours Story? We Want to Help Share it!

Posted by in Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Trip Participant Stories on 31st January, 2013 | No Comments

Patty Idler with Shop Keeper in KabulAre you a past Reality Tours participant with a story to tell? We want to help share your story with the world!
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What Are Your 2013 Travel Resolutions?

Posted by in Asia, Caribbean, Latin America, Middle East on 9th January, 2013 | 8 Comments

Najib, Carleen and HelenWe’re looking forward to a bright year ahead of us at Reality Tours. Read on to find out where Global Exchange staff members are dreaming of visiting in 2013, and share with us your travel resolutions for 2013! Kirsten Moller, Global Exchange Co-Founder and Director of Community Organizing, invites you to join her in Burma:
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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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See for Yourself What’s Behind the Bamboo Curtain in North Korea

Posted by in Art and Culture, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy on 10th July, 2012 | No Comments

Arirang Games Photo Credit: Global ExchangeThis September, a group of international travelers will witness history in the making; one of the last performances of something very special in North Korea which will take place on the 64th anniversary of the foundation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
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Serial Reality Tours Tripper Hoping to Travel to Uganda Next

Posted by in Africa, Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Civil Rights, Europe, Guest Posts, Middle East, Peace and Conflict, Trip Participant Stories on 30th May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Jane Stillwater, Reality Tours AlumniJane Stillwater is preparing for her 6th Reality Tour to Uganda. Learn how this Citizen Diplomat does it and how her other journeys to Afghanistan, Belfast, North Korea, Iran, and Cuba gave her lots to share.
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Just Announced: New Journey of a Lifetime to India with Dr. Vandana Shiva

Posted by in Asia, Food and Agriculture, Indigenous Rights on 9th May, 2012 | No Comments

Dr. Vandana ShivaThis November we are honored to invite you on an organic journey of a lifetime called Sacred Seeding & the Rights of Nature, inspired by the special invitation by Dr. Vandana Shiva.
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The Legacy Continues- Reality Tours Thanks Arun Gandhi for 15 Years of Partnership

Posted by in Asia, Civil Rights, Labor and Economy, Peace and Conflict, Women, Youth on 1st May, 2012 | 3 Comments

Arun and Gandhian Legacy Tour Delegates Bringing in the New YearReality Tours thanks Arun Gandhi and the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute for 15 years of partnership and congratulates them as they continue to steward the Gandhian Legacy Tour independently.
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Taking Action Against Sex Tourism and Trafficking, With Luggage Tags?

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Labor and Economy, Youth on 19th April, 2012 | 2 Comments

Creating the Tassa Tags at the Regina CenterTassaTag is a project of ECPAT-USA and stands for Travelers Take Action Against Sex Slavery and Trafficking. Check out their luggage tags and hear how this project began.
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Diversity Succeeds in Kerala, India: Past Participants Karl Meyer & Shareen Brysac Share Their Story

Posted by in Asia, Environment & Sustainability, Trip Participant Stories on 21st March, 2012 | No Comments

Kerala, IndiaKarl Meyer and Shareen Brysac, past participants from a journey to Kerala, India share their experiences in chapter of their new book Pax Ethnica: Where and How Diversity Succeeds.
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Guardian Angels and Afghan Cobblers: A Customized Tour Past Participant Shares Her Story

Posted by in Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Trip Participant Stories on 7th February, 2012 | No Comments

Engaging with Shop Keeper in Kabul, 2009As part of a series honoring 10 years of relationship building, friendship and learning in Afghanistan, today we share the story of Patricia J. Idler and Randy Idler who created a customized tour to Afghanistan in 2009.
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