Author Archive For: Guest Blogger

Could This Year’s Beautiful Acqua Alta in Venice Be the Last?

If you are lucky enough as a tourist to have been inundated with water in San Marco, you will have been the recipient of the acqua alta, i.e. the high ...

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My Dinner With a Countess in Her Paris Home

This is a guest post written by Teresa Engebretsen, a French teacher from North Carolina. This post originally appeared on The Sabbatical Chef. On the last night on our Global ...

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A Decadent History of Italy’s Most Popular Chocolates

This blog post was written by ACIS Tour Manager, Giacomo Gambone. The history of chocolate as we know it, the most innocent of all sins, the daily, healing little pleasure, ...

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How a Rainy Weekend in Venice is Incredibly Charming

This is a guest post written by ACIS Group Leader & French teacher from Chicago, Erin Maliszewski. This post was originally published on www.rudeysroom.com There is nothing quite like wandering ...

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Experiential Learning & Educational Travel Talks Around the US

This post was written by ACIS Tour Manager, Julia Thomas. Julia is currently traveling across the United States visiting teachers and students and talking about the benefits of experiential learning ...

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When Traveling to Italy During Carnavale, Watch Out for Flying Oranges

This blog post was written by ACIS Tour Manager, Giacomo Gambone. I bet most of you have memories of a Carnival. Lived in first person or just seen on tv. ...

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Tales From the Road: Granada to London & Back Again

Written by Deborah Wilson, ACIS Tour Manager & Supervisor in Spain For us here in Spain, we are given a “puente,” this basically is like the British bank holiday, we ...

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14 Things French Students Will Love to Do in Paris in 2014

Written by Nicolette Miller Paris is a big city and can be overwhelming to student travelers. Helping your students to fall in love with Paris must involve a delicate balance ...

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Helping Teens Curb Screen Addiction

Your teen has seen it all—Paris, Rome, Buenos Aires, Sydney—on YouTube. He’s connected with people all over the world—on Facebook. She’s become a bit of an expert on nature photography—on ...

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Keep Calm and Travel On (Even When You’re Hungry)

On my last trip to France, we were headed to the Maginot Line, specifically the Schoenenbourg Fortress, for our 2 o’clock booking to tour the facility. Having never been there ...

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