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Tour Manager Spotlight: Herson Guevera – Costa Rica

Get to know our tour managers, well-traveled and fascinating individuals who make your ACIS educational tour truly unique and unforgettable. Today we’re happy to introduce you to Herson Guevera from ...

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Virtual Tourism – Online Tour of The Musée d’Orsay and Study of Impressionism [6 LESSON PLANS]

When it comes to learning about the art of a given movement, time or place, there’s nothing quite like visiting one of the world’s best museums to immerse students in ...

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Student Ambassador Interview - Grace Scallion

Student Spotlight: Grace Scallion, ACIS Student Ambassador

Grace Scallion is a student at South Side High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. When her French teacher opened the application process to become the ACIS Student Ambassador for their ...

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Carnival Celebrations Around the World

Carnival Celebrations Around the World

Most Americans are well aware of the purple, yellow and green, the gaudy beads, and the busy streets that symbolize the celebrations of Mardi Gras (translating to “Fat Tuesday” from ...

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As The World Turns with Peter Jones - Episode 3 ACIS Tour Manager Patrick Von Glehn

As The World Turns with Peter Jones – Episode 3: ACIS Tour Manager Patrick Von Glehn [VIDEO]

In December of 2016, before our annual meeting of the ACIS Tour Managers, we recorded a series of interviews with a handful of tour managers in our London office. The ...

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Flight Delays A Lesson in Patience

Flight Delays: A Lesson in Patience

While stuck at LaGuardia Airport for 7 hours due to a delay last week, I was thinking about the issues facing our teachers who are traveling with their large groups ...

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Parakeets in London...and Other Unexpected Travel Moments

Parakeets in London…and Other Unexpected Travel Moments

A given as part of the travel experience is to have your wish list of what you want to see and do. It’s as much a part of the anticipation ...

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Virtual Tourism – Online Tour of The Normandy D-Day Beaches [6 LESSON PLANS]

When it comes to learning the history of a given time or place, there’s no better way than to immerse students in the subject matter and forge an emotional connection ...

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Student Essay Who lives sees much. Who travels sees more.

Student Essay: “Who lives sees much. Who travels sees more.”

Ryan Waltz is a student at Virginia Tech University. She wrote the following essay reflecting on her experience traveling to Spain with ACIS in 2013 and how it has shaped ...

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Educational Tours to the Galapagos Islands

6 Incredible Species Found in the Galápagos Islands

Famed biologist and naturalist, Charles Darwin, was on the cusp of something incredible when he set out for a five-year journey on the HMS Beagle to survey the world in ...

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