Ethical Journeys

Cultural exchange done right

Ethical Journeys is a collection of small group tours that adhere to the highest environmental, fair trade and human rights standards to educate travelers on sustainable and ethical travel and to maximize benefits to host communities. Proceeds from Ethical Journeys support the work of Ethical Traveler.

Upcoming Tours
Jan
19
2018

A Culture of Art and Music: Exploring Eastern Cuba with Ethical Traveler | January 19-29, 2018

Tour dates: January 19-29, 2018 (11 days)

This people-to-people delegation will focus on Cuba’s visual and performance arts, exploring the relationship between personal expression, community development and interactive collaboration. We’ll visit studios, galleries, World Heritage Sites of extraordinary beauty, and neighborhoods that have been revitalized through imaginative art projects.

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Past Tours
Oct
21
2016

Interactive Art Delegation to Cuba with Tim Tendick | October 21-29, 2016

Tour dates: October 21-29, 2016 (9 days)

This people-to-people delegation will focus on Cuba’s visual and performance arts, exploring the relationship between personal expression, community development and interactive collaboration. We’ll visit studios, galleries, World Heritage Sites of extraordinary beauty, and neighborhoods that have been revitalized through imaginative art projects.

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Aug
20
2016

Lithuania: Discovering the Hidden Gem of the Baltics, with Jeff Greenwald | August 20-29, 2016

Tour dates: August 20-29, 2016 (10 days)

Join Ethical Traveler’s founder and best-selling travel writer Jeff Greenwald on our first journey to Lithuania. Explore this progressive and beautiful country, and discover why it received our Ethical Destination award several years running. Our exciting itinerary highlights the best of what this Baltic gem has to offer culturally, socially and ecologically.

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Oct
1
2015

Discovering Morocco – An Ethical Traveler Journey with Jeff Greenwald | October 1-12, 2014

Tour dates: October 1-12, 2015 (12 days)

Morocco is a revelation – it’s a land where faiths, cultures and artistic traditions have blended for more than 1,000 years. From the maze-like corridors of its magical souks to the breathtaking expanses of its mountains and deserts, Morocco is a country that expands the mind, delights the senses and inspires the imagination. Join us in October, and discover Morocco’s ancient imperial cites and Berber villages as only an Ethical Traveler can.

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Apr
10
2015

Interactive Art Delegation to Cuba with Jeff Greenwald | April 10-19, 2015

Tour dates: April 10-19, 2015 (10 days)

This people-to-people delegation will focus on Cuba’s visual and performance arts, exploring the relationship between personal expression, community development and interactive collaboration. We’ll visit studios, galleries, World Heritage Sites of extraordinary beauty, and neighborhoods that have been revitalized through imaginative art projects.

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Nov
10
2014

World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism in Costa Rica | Nov 10-19, 2014

Tour dates: November 10-19, 2014 (10 days)

Renowned internationally as a model for sustainable development and frequently featured on Ethical Traveler’s annual Top 10 Best Ethical Destinations report, Costa Rica has been lauded as the birthplace of ecotourism. Explore Costa Rica’s abundant natural treasures and rich cultural heritage while meeting and speaking with government organizations, NGOs and locals to gain a first hand understanding of the economic importance and impact of tourism on this Central American nation.

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Oct
28
2014

Centennial of the Panama Canal | Oct 28 – Nov 5, 2014

Tour dates: October 28 - November 5, 2014 (9 days)

Ethical Traveler and AltruVistas present a journey to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Panama Canal and to celebrate the country’s Independence Day. Along the way, we meet and speak with locals, NGOs and government organizations to understand what makes this country one of Central America’s most stable and prosperous nations.

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Apr
12
2014

Interactive Art Delegation to Cuba with Jeff Greenwald | April 12-21, 2014

Tour dates: April 12-21, 2014 (10 days)

Ethical Traveler and AltruVistas present An Interactive Art Delegation to Cuba with Jeff Greenwald, a 10-day people-to-people delegation focusing on Cuba’s visual and graphic arts, and exploring the relationship between personal expression, community development and person-to-person collaboration. We’ll visit studios, galleries, World Heritage Sites of extraordinary beauty, and neighborhoods that have been revitalized through imaginative art projects.

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