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

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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Off the Road: Daily Life of an ACIS Tour Manager

ACIS Tour Managers travel across the globe with students on tour, but they all have to call someplace home. In our new Off the Road series, we interview our Tour ...

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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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A World of Possibilities: How Educational Travel Impacts Student Futures

What students get out of an educational tour can be immediately apparent – the pictures of ancient ruins, the newly absorbed factoids, the delicately-crafted souvenirs from local artisans – but ...

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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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Staff Spotlight: Academic Travel Advisor Beth Marshall

ACIS couldn’t run without the help of our incredible Academic Travel Advisors (ATAs), teachers and travel enthusiasts who help spread the word about our trips across the country. Meeting with ...

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The Power of Educational Travel: Reflections from a Student Globetrotter

Annie Arthur is a current International Program Coordinator Intern at ACIS. She is a Senior at Syracuse University where she is majoring in International Relations and Citizenship and Civic Engagement ...

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Why not China? Reasons China is a must for students

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to travel along with one of our ACIS groups on their 10 day tour of China. I joined a high school group from Long Island as ...

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ACIS Staff Spotlight: Meet Liz!

International Program Coordinator Liz Cokeing is a new staff member at ACIS, but her history with us goes way back: her mother is a former Group Leader and used to ...

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An Ideal Walking Tour of Rome Part 1: Rome at Night

 In our new three part series, Roman local tour guide Carlotta Boldrini shares her expertise on touring Rome – by foot! Carlotta is a former ACIS Tour Manager and the current ...

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