Learn, Inspire, Travel, Repeat – The ACIS Tours Travel Blog

6 Facts to Know About Bastille Day

Susan Braun taught public school in Indiana for eight years before taking a break to raise her own children. She was awarded a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship and a National ...

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6 Ways to Engage Students Before, During and After Your Trip

By Beth Marshall, Academic Travel Adviser and ACIS group leader since 1995 – trip #15 under her belt and counting! As I reflect on the trip I recently lead this ...

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ACIS Staff Travel Spotlight: Liz Tyrrell in the Greek Isles

Liz Tyrrell is the Regional Director of International Programs, Chicago, and has been with ACIS for 13 years! She loves to travel and be active outdoors – hiking, swimming, kayaking, you ...

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8 Great Spanish Instagrams for Students

Ensure your students engage with Spanish over the summer with these Spanish language Instagram accounts! Instagram is a great, authentic resource for students to interact with the language on a ...

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4th of July Celebrations Across the USA

When you think of celebrating America’s birthday you probably think of fireworks, cookouts, diving into a pool on a hot Summer day and time with family and friends. But this ...

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New Recipe: Tarte Tatin

Add a little international flair to your 4th of July Celebrations with this delicious take on apple pie! You may think of apple pie as a traditional American dish, but ...

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Traveling Next Year? Save Up This Summer!

If you’re traveling on an ACIS educational tour in the next year, there is no time like the present to start saving up! In this post we’ve put together some ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Deanna C.

This week’s group leader spotlight goes to Deanna, who has been teaching in Oregon for 24 years. ACIS isn’t the first educational travel company she’s gone with, but after seeing ...

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Scottish Myths and Legends

Scotland has a rich history of folklore and visitors from around the world have been drawn in by dexterously woven tales of magic and mischief. Here are 6 Scottish myths ...

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6 Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

As you head out on your next summer adventure, being environmentally friendly may not be the first thing on your mind; However, travel can have a significant environmental footprint. With these simple steps ...

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