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

4 Things My Students Have Taught Me About Chinese New Year

Leandra Beabout taught high school English before transitioning to a brief career in newspaper journalism. She now splits her time between teaching English as a new language in the virtual classroom and ...

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9 Underrated Spanish Festivals

Greetings to all the damas, caballeros y fiesteros! (ladies, gentlemen and party people!) After two years exploring the Iberian Peninsula, I’ve learned about the good, the bad and the mystifying ...

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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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Off the Road: Daily Life of an ACIS Tour Manager

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

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5 Must-See Historical NYC Attractions

While Washington D.C. is famously known as the capital of the United States of America, many may be surprised to learn that this wasn’t always the case. This bears the ...

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New Lesson Plan: Virtual Tour of the US Capitol

Make your Social Studies classes come alive through our Virtual Tourism Lesson Plans! You may have previously enjoyed the Washington D.C. centered Lesson Plan on the Lincoln Memorial, and now ...

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New ACIS Destination Video: Costa Rica

In 2018, Costa Rican officials announced their intention to be Carbon Neutral by the country’s bicentennial in 2021. With more visitors than ever, it’s an impressive goal, but part of ...

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6 Italian Language and Culture Podcasts for Students

Podcast Italiano Language Level – Beginner to Advanced Maybe you’re looking for an entry level listening exercise or maybe you want to hear a review of BBC’s Black Mirror: You ...

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The Pluses of ACIS Exchange Plus

Andrew K. coordinates global trips for his school in Massachusetts and recently discovered the benefits of ACIS Exchange Plus offerings, which enhance a school’s international exchange program. We interviewed both ...

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5 Travel Apps to Download Before Your Trip

It can be daunting trying to decide which travel apps would be best to download on your smartphone for your upcoming trip abroad. There are too many to choose from ...

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