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

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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Student Ambassador Spotlight: Garrett N.

Student Ambassador Garrett N. from Rochester, NY, recently returned from his school’s “Kingdom by the Sea” tour of the British Isles. Lead by his teacher Lynne Brooks, the ACIS trip ...

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Student Spotlight Johnny Vrba - Illinois

Student Spotlight: Johnny Vrba – Illinois

Johnny Vrba is a high school senior from Illinois. He traveled with his classmates to France, Belgium, The Netherlands, and Germany this summer. We interviewed Johnny about his experience traveling ...

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Student Traveler Spotlight Elizabeth Grady

Student Traveler Spotlight: Elizabeth Grady

This spring, Elizabeth Grady is graduating from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a degree in Journalism and Political Science. For the past year, she has served as ...

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Student Ambassador Interview - Grace Scallion

Student Spotlight: Grace Scallion, ACIS Student Ambassador

Grace Scallion is a student at South Side High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. When her French teacher opened the application process to become the ACIS Student Ambassador for their ...

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Student Essay Who lives sees much. Who travels sees more.

Student Essay: “Who lives sees much. Who travels sees more.”

Ryan Waltz is a student at Virginia Tech University. She wrote the following essay reflecting on her experience traveling to Spain with ACIS in 2013 and how it has shaped ...

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a week without luggage

Student Essay: A Week Without Luggage

This guest post was written by ACIS student traveler Carter Norton about his trip to Italy with ACIS: My spring break trip to Italy is one that I will never ...

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Student Essay 4 Reasons Why Traveling Is So Important

Student Essay: 4 Reasons Why Traveling Is So Important

This article was written by Connor Edward McGrane upon his return from Greece and Italy this spring. He writes about how his trip abroad changed his perspective and helped him ...

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student essay: why travel in today's world

Student Essay: Why Travel Internationally in Today’s World?

Brenna Bowerman is a student at Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Her teacher, ACIS Group Leader Michelle Shupp, held an essay contest to reward a travel scholarship ...

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emily franco student ambassador profile

Student Spotlight: Emily Franco, ACIS Student Ambassador

Emily Franco is a student at Henderson High School in West Chester, Pennsylvania. When her Spanish teacher, Marion Jackson, gained approval from her administration to lead a trip to Costa ...

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