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Help Us Share Your Travel Photos For A Chance To Win Great Prizes!

Posted by in Asia, Caribbean, Latin America, Middle East on 13th March, 2013 | No Comments

Photo by Diane Budd. Taken on a Reality Tour to Iran, 2008.Our travel photo contest is off to a great start as we have received photos from Reality Tours all over the world, including Venezuela, Vietnam, Cuba, Thailand, Afghanistan, and Lebanon. We have greatly enjoyed receiving and sharing your images and hearing about your memories of the Reality Tours of which you have been a part. […]
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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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“For us, our door will always be open for you”- Argentine Host La Vaca Shares Their Story

Posted by in Civil Rights, Education, Food and Agriculture, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Peace and Conflict on 8th November, 2012 | No Comments

Visiting a School in Buenos AiresIn the second of a two part series on Argentina, Reality Tours host organization, La Vaca, shares the significance of the country’s history, it’s economic hardship and what inspiring lessons it provides for the global community today!
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Argentine NGO La Vaca Shares Their Story

Posted by in Civil Rights, Education, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 22nd October, 2012 | No Comments

Sergio Ciancaglini de La VacaIn the first of a two part series on Argentina, Reality Tours host organization, La Vaca, shares the significance of the country’s history, it’s economic hardship and what inspiring lessons it provides for the global community today!
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New U.S. Regulations Slow Travel to Cuba

Posted by in Guest Posts, Latin America on 18th October, 2012 | 3 Comments

CubaWalter Turner, President of the Global Exchange Board of Directors, updates about U.S. regulations pertaining to U.S. citizens travel to Cuba. He says, “The Cold War ended years ago. Its time for American policy to reflect the rights of its citizens to be able to travel to Cuba and engage – unrestricted – with the people of Cuba. Its time to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba, end the 50 years blockade against Cuba, remove Cuba from the list of countries supporting terrorism, and free the Cuban 5.”
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New Cuba Travel Regulations Set Back: What They Are, What They Mean

Posted by in Caribbean, Citizen Diplomacy, Education, Latin America on 29th August, 2012 | 4 Comments

Photo Credit Global ExchangeNew regulations by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regarding legal travel to Cuba were released in July that contain a number of new guidelines and directives for organizations that are licensed to provide travel to Cuba, including Global Exchange. While these new regulations are leaving people confused and unclear about what this means […]
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Cuba in Pictures: The Universal Language of Photography

Posted by in Art and Culture, Guest Posts, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 28th August, 2012 | 1 Comment

Photo by Ron HermanRead what it’s like to snap photos of people in Cuba, plus how one photographer leads budding photographers by organizing customized Reality Tours to Cuba .
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The Powerful Argentine Example: A Trip Leader’s Impressions on Solutions

Posted by in Civil Rights, Environment & Sustainability, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 15th August, 2012 | No Comments

Delia and Delegates, 2003In the second of a two part series on Argentina, Reality Tours program officer Delia Marx shares the significance of the 2001 financial crisis, the lessons it provides for us today and some of her personal insights facilitating the journeys.
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The Powerful Argentine Example: Reality Tours Program Officer Shares Her Story

Posted by in Civil Rights, Labor and Economy, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories on 8th August, 2012 | No Comments

Delia and Delegates in ArgentinaIn the first of a two part series on Argentina,Reality Tours program officer Delia Marx shares the significance of the 2001 financial crisis and what lessons it provides for us today!
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