Length of x-periential programmes
Our menu indicates the length of each simulation x-perience. Participants can, therefore, choose how long they spend undertaking them.
Participants may spend an hour or two, a half day or a full day, depending on their preference.
Note: Some combine their simulation activities with service opportunities, volunteering for part of their time with Crossroads. More
Each simulation is given an intensity rating as a guide to participants. Some are relatively mild, others are stronger. Should you have any questions, feel free to ask us.
If your group is undertaking an x-perience, you are welcome to request a meal which is typical of the food eaten by people in poverty.
We also have a fair trade cafe with beverages and snacks.
While you are with us, you might like to visit our
- Cafe. Our Silk Road Cafe offers hot and cold drinks and light snacks, bought on a fair trade basis to create income for growers and producers. Social enterprise groups provide our snacks. Fun and funky, the cafe is proving a popular venue, where every purchase benefits someone in need.
- Marketplace. Our Global Handicrafts marketplace provides an opportunity to buy fair trade products. These are gathered from over 51 suppliers in over 45 countries. Shoppers wander through a range of regional markets to buy these wares.
- Volunteer office. We have a wide variety of service opportunities for people from all walks of life.
Location of Global X-perience activities:
Most happen on our site in Hong Kong where we have permanent installations for the simulation environments. It is possible, though, to take some simulations to other venues.
Our UK team is also offering simulations in the United Kingdom and nearby locations.
We are normally heavily booked up, but, when possible, we take our x-periences on the road to other countries. Thus far, we have run programmes in Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, The Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland (World Economic Forum), Thailand, Taiwan, US, Vietnam.
There is a recommended donation for each of our programmes, dependent on group-size, length of stay, and number of activities. This helps us cover costs. We are aware, though, that not every group can pay so we make special provision where that is the case.
When working with you on your specific programme, our team will advise you on the recommended donation for your booking. Once the booking is finalised, you will receive an invoice from us for the agreed amount.
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