Reality Trip

September 2016

S1 Ep7 - Bangladesh: The Garment Industry

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Bangladesh: The Garment Industry - In this episode the group join the millions of workers employed in the country’s largest industry, the garment industry. As they make their way through Dhaka traffic, the streets are chaotic with protests against t...

S1 Ep6 - Bangladesh: The Cotton Industry

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Bangladesh: The Cotton Industry - The talent arrive in Bangladesh in the middle of a four-day strike by garment workers - the streets are chaotic and violence could erupt at any time. They’re going to be working in the cotton fields at a place calle...

S1 Ep5 - Sri Lanka: Tea Picking

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Sri Lanka: Tea Picking - The group stay on a tea plantation in the highlands, established by British tea planters in the 1800’s. Their first job on the estate is to work as tea pluckers. Traditionally a woman’s job, some children as young as fourtee...

S1 Ep4 - Sri Lanka: Gem Mining

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Sri Lanka: Gem Mining - The five young New Zealanders’ first assignment in Sri Lanka is to mine for gems. Many of the gems mined in this country are exported overseas to countries like New Zealand. To get to the mine the five must cross a river on a...

S1 Ep3 - Philippines: Costume Jewellery And Recycled Products

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Philippines: Costume Jewellery and Recycled Products - The five are back in Manila as they visit a company which produces costume jewellery for the international market. The owner tells them the jewellery is locally designed and made by outworkers ...
August 2016

S1 Ep2 - Philippines: Banana And Pineapple Farming

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Philippines: Banana And Pineapple Farming - Two hours drive from Manila, the group arrive at a banana and pineapple plantation where they will be put to work. Peter, Kieran, Anna and Stevie welcome the opportunity to do some physical work but Stepha...

S1 Ep1 - Philippines: Computer Parts Assembly

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Philippines: Computer Parts Assembly - Five young adults leave their comfortable lifestyles behind to go on the Reality Trip of a lifetime. Sparks fly between the group as they work in plantations and sweatshops across Asia and are forced to live to...