Author Archive For: Peter Jones

The ACIS Difference: Quality of Care in Educational Travel

The support and care that sits behind every single group on an ACIS educational travel tour, is the part that truly distinguishes us from the other guys.  We know this ...

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Peter Jones: On That Day in Paris

Early in the day on Monday, April 15th, I had been visiting groups and snapping pictures around Notre Dame.  It was a lovely day and the cathedral was as beautiful as ever.  The crowds were ...

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Peter Jones Reflects On Brexit Developments

It’s official.  England is almost certainly about to exit the European Union.  After a referendum and two torturous years of negotiation and renegotiation, the countdown is officially on.  According to ...

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Around the World With Peter Jones: 3 Country Catch-Up

ACIS President Peter Jones has had a busy few months traveling the globe! We’ve pulled together a few of his latest travel diaries from Scotland, Bruges and Oman. You can ...

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Around the World With Peter Jones: The Svalbard Diaries

ACIS President Peter Jones recently traveled from Boston to Svalbard in the Arctic Circle (And we thought Boston was cold!). Read about his adventures below, reposted from his blog Pietro ...

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Sir Cyril Taylor

In Memoriam – Sir Cyril Taylor (1935-2018)

Earlier this week Sir Cyril Taylor, the founder of ACIS’ parent company, the American Institute For Foreign Study, passed away peacefully at his home in London. I first met Sir ...

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The Faroe Islands - Peter Jones Travelogue

The Faroe Islands – Peter Jones Travelogue

When I was a kid in the UK, I used to listen to the shipping forecast on the radio late at night. It felt cozy and reassuring when I was ...

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educational tours to canada

Oh, Canada!

France has just been through its elections. A narrow campaign that needed a centrist like Macron to beat a crazy person. In the U.K., they are having another election. Brexit ...

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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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america the beautiful

America the Beautiful

My bank, People’s Bank, is about a 5-minute walk from my house. The other night I wandered into the bank as I needed some statements. I ended up chatting with ...

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