Author Archive For: Peter Jones

acis acquires visit canada and launches acis america

ACIS Acquires Visit Canada and Launches ACIS America

Since 1978, I have built this company on the premise that teachers and students deserve only the best when it comes to educational travel opportunities. Our commitment to quality and ...

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Peter Jones: The Revitalization of Milan

When most people think of Milan, they think of the Duomo, La Scala, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and The Last Supper. These are the “iconic” parts of Milan that ...

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Peter Jones on the Brexit Fallout

Peter Jones on the Brexit Fallout

As a Brit living in the USA and holding a UK passport and a USA passport, I had a unique opportunity to work and travel in 29 countries. That changed. ...

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Brexit Peter Jones Makes the Case for REMAIN

Brexit: Peter Jones Makes the Case for REMAIN!

On June 23, the UK will hold a historic referendum that will determine whether they stay inside of the European Union or exit. “The Brexit,” as it’s called, has divided ...

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Rome - Street Art, Culture and History by Peter Jones

Rome – Street Art, Culture and History by Peter Jones

I love Rome. From the moment I jump in the cab, there is a sense of gradual transition as you journey into this incredibly beautiful city filled with dust, cracks, ...

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the view from europe: spring 2016

The View from Inside of Europe: Spring 2016

Over the past four weeks, we have operated thousands of passengers in and around European cities. I was lucky enough to travel to London, Paris, Florence, and Rome. I wondered ...

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peter jones brussels response

Peter Jones’ Response to the Events in Brussels

Dear Educators, The tragic events that took place in Brussels on March 22nd serve as a reminder that peace in our world is never something we can take for granted. ...

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Mexico City

Distrito Federal: A Love Letter to Mexico City

Mexico City is the real deal. It’s a huge city; almost something like the sprawl of São Paulo in Brazil but actually totally cool and groovy. Yes, there are a ...

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peter jones and rick steves

Teachers: Pioneers of Cultural Bridge Building

Recently at the ACTFL conference in San Diego we listened to Rick Steves talk about the power of travel. It was a compelling conversation that got me thinking a lot ...

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jamon 101

Jamón 101: An Intro to Spanish Ham

My daughter recently got married and among the many things that we had to eat, we elected to have a serrano ham on the bone as part of the entertainment. ...

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