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

Announcing the 2019 ACIS Scholarship Winners

Each year ACIS offers traveling students the opportunity to win scholarships for their trips through essays, photography and artwork, and each year we continue to be amazed by the talent ...

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Announcing an Exclusive Rick Steves Discount for ACIS Travelers

Whether you’ve watched him on PBS, or noticed a familiar blue and yellow guidebook in the hands of tourists worldwide, you’re bound to have encountered Rick Steves in some way ...

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New ACIS Destination Video: Italy

International Program Coordinator Abby traveled to Italy on an educational tour in high school, which inspired a passion for the country that continues to this day. She shares her experiences ...

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ACTFL 2018 – New Orleans

The biggest event in foreign language teaching is coming to the Big Easy! The ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo runs this Friday, November 16 – Sunday, November 18, ...

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The ACIS Team By the Numbers

Putting together an international tour takes months of preparation, and from the first phone call with a program consultant to the final flight home, there are dedicated ACIS staff members ...

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ACIS Iceland: Your Classroom Outdoors

We’ve recently blogged about the natural beauty of Iceland, but these amazing landscapes hold more than photo opps: behind every waterfall and beneath every geyser there is an adventure in scientific ...

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The 2018 ACIS Photo & Video Contest Winners

Another year has gone by, and we have another incredible collection of photos submitted by ACIS participants! We received over 100 photo entries and dozens of videos from students who had ...

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Student Spotlight: Nick’s Costa Rican Adventure

We’re shining a spotlight on Nick, who recently returned from an ACIS trip to Costa Rica. What did he think about his adventure abroad? Find out in this exclusive interview! ...

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Meet the 2018 ACIS Contest Winners

ACIS provides annual opportunities for students to win scholarships and free travel through art and essay contests, lotteries and unique company benefits like automatic payment plans. See the winners of ...

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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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