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2012: An Eventful Year for Reality Tours

Posted by in Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Trip Participant Stories on 19th December, 2012 | No Comments

Princeton University in Mostar, Bosnia, 2012As 2012 comes to a close, we at Reality Tours want to thank all of you who have traveled with us, you keep us motivated and inspired! Here is a look back at some of our favorite blog posts and stories from 2012.
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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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Where was the First Reality Tour?

Posted by in Africa, African Diaspora, Civil Rights, Featured, Food and Agriculture, Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Peace and Conflict on 13th June, 2012 | No Comments

Where was the first Reality Tour?Guess where our first Reality Tour in 1989 visited. Find out as Global Exchange Co-founder Kevin Danaher shares a bit of history…about (hint, hint) Africa.
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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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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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Ethically Traveling with Travel Writer, Jeff Greenwald in Cuba!

Posted by in Caribbean, Citizen Diplomacy, Latin America, Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Trip Participant Stories on 5th March, 2012 | 2 Comments

Jeff Greenwald in Cuba!Ethical Traveler’s Executive Director and well known travel writer Jeff Greenwald is returning to Cuba with Global Exchange. If you want to know why and when, read on!
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Indigeneity and the Environment in Ecuador- A Past Participant Shares His Story

Posted by in Environment & Sustainability, Fair Trade, Indigenous Rights, Latin America, Trip Participant Stories on 3rd February, 2012 | No Comments

Paul Prew in the Sarayacu, Ecuador 2007Reality Tours is celebrating ten years of a rich educational programs in Ecuador that critically examine pressing social and ecological issues affecting communities from the Andes to the Amazon. Past participant, Paul Prew shares his insights today.
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Sharing The Harvest: Behind the Fair Trade Story of Reality Tours

Posted by in Environment & Sustainability, Fair Trade, Food and Agriculture, Labor and Economy, Latin America on 28th November, 2011 | 1 Comment

Fair Harvest in the Dominican RepublicReality Tours shares its Fair Trade Tourism story. As consumers in the “global north” we have become accustomed to the ease with which we buy products from around the world, but it is easy to be oblivious to how our choices effect people’s lives in producer communities. Global Exchange’s Fair Harvest Reality Tours exposes how our global economy impacts the lives of farmers around the world and advocates for fair alternatives while supporting community based, socially responsible tourism with Fair Trade and service learning.
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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.
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