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Afghanistan Reality Tours Turns 10!

Posted by in Asia, Citizen Diplomacy, Trip Participant Stories on 30th January, 2012 | No Comments

Lilia and Women in Kabul, Afghanistan 2007This International Women’s Day Global Exchange commemorates our 10 Year Anniversary of building people-to-people ties in Afghanistan. We honor a decade of relationship building, friendship and learning while we recommitting ourselves to work for peace.

What is Next for North Korea?

Posted by in Asia, Featured on 20th December, 2011 | No Comments

dprkWith the death of the North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-il known as the ‘Dear Leader’ and the world’s attention now turned to his youngest son Kim Jong Eun, the “Great Successor”, very interesting and intense times lie ahead for North Korea.

Reality Tours Cambodia & Thailand Program Officer Shares His Story-Pt 2

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking on 13th December, 2011 | 2 Comments

picture by Malia EveretteThis is the second in a two-part interview by Global Exchange Reality Tours Intern Sue Sullivan with our Cambodia and Thailand program officer, Boreth Sun. Learn more about what it means to be an in-country partner and why it is important for the international community to visit and learn first-hand about life in South East Asia.

Reality Tours Cambodia & Thailand Program Officer Shares His Story-Pt 1

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 7th December, 2011 | No Comments

Boreth Sun Visiting Global Exchange in San FranciscoDiscover what it means to be an in-country representative of Reality Tours and our partnering organization Not For Sale. Introducing Boreth Sun, Reality Tours program officer in Cambodia and Thailand. Follow along as Reality Tours Director Malia Everette interviews Boreth.

Remembering Satyagraha and The Gandhian Legacy: An Invitation by Arun Gandhi

Posted by in Asia, Trip Participant Stories on 8th November, 2011 | No Comments

Gandhi and spinning wheel, Gandhian Legacy Reality Tour by Malia EveretteAs many of us here at Global Exchange witness and support the nonviolent direct action protests in the US and around the world, from Occupy Wall Street to the Tar Sands Movement taking on the Keystone XL pipeline, the living philosophical teachings of Gandhi are remembered. These teachings are shared and taught by his grandson Dr. Arun Gandhi during the Gandhian Legacy Reality Tour and you are invited to join our annual Gandhian Legacy tour which is lead by Arun himself.

Digest This! From Sacred Seeds and Abundant Reads to Food Sovereignty Movement Building

Posted by in Asia on 16th October, 2011 | 1 Comment

2010.05.30-181This Blog Action Day the issue is food, (today is also World Food Day) so Global Exchange’s Reality Tours Director Malia Everette takes you on a journey “From Sacred Seeds and Abundant Reads to Food Sovereignty Movement Building”…

Sangkheum = Hope, Says Stop Human Trafficking Cambodia Alumni

Posted by in Asia, Human trafficking, Trip Participant Stories on 14th October, 2011 | 4 Comments

Advocacy delegates and community walk and talk, CambodiaLast summer I was fortunate enough to join the Stop Human Trafficking delegation to Cambodia where I shared a room and countless hours of conversations and contemplation with Lori Lindgren Voit. Today she graciously shares her impressions with us.

“Any day as an American in North Korea is sure to be an immensely rewarding and stimulating experience”

Posted by in Asia, Trip Participant Stories on 29th August, 2011 | 5 Comments

North Korea studentsJeremy Jimenez, a seasoned traveler tells it like it is–to travel on a Reality Tour trip to North Korea. Follow along as he takes us through a vast array of topics, from the country’s military first policy and rotating ping pong to gender stratification and the classic Confucion respect for the elderly.

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?

North Korea Trip Participant Story: So, Why North Korea?

Posted by in Asia, Trip Participant Stories on 15th July, 2011 | No Comments

Sept16-317-blog4Here’s the final installment in a 4-part series written by Sophia Michelen, a Global Exchange Reality Tours participant who was on the delegation to North Korea last September 2010. A first-generation American, Sophia Michelen has had a passion for travel and photography from a young age. In this series, Sophia shares reflections abut her experiences in North Korea.

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