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Malia Everette Thanks Global Exchange for 15 years of Vocation & Says Aloha to Reality Tours

Posted by in Featured, Partner and Trip Leader Stories, Trip Participant Stories on 26th November, 2012 | 4 Comments

Since 1997, Malia Everette has directed the Reality Tours program and helped diversify and expand the breadth of socially responsible travel. Today she shares her gratitude for her years here, and announces her upcoming professional transition.

From One End of the Rainbow to Another

Posted by in Africa, Featured, Regions We Visit on 3rd September, 2010 | 1 Comment

Global Exchange is now proud to introduce its first ever LGBTQ-focused Reality Tour to none other than the self-proclaimed “Rainbow Nation” itself – South Africa.

South Africa: A Brief Encounter 12 Years After Apartheid

Posted by in Africa, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 20th October, 2006 | No Comments

By Sherrill Hogen After only 18 days in South Africa I am hardly an expert, but I want to share what I saw and learned of this complex and beautiful country. I had to keep reminding myself that I was visiting a place that had undergone a huge transition just 12 years ago and is […]

Tom Huth in South Africa

Posted by in Africa, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 20th October, 2000 | No Comments

By Tom Huth, Our bus pulls up to a brick building with barred windows in the struggling black township of Soweto, another heart-wrenching stop on our Reality Tour of South Africa. It’s Morris Isaacson High School, from which students marched on a June day in 1976 to plead for a humane education, only to be […]