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

Seeing Berlin Through Literature

Berlin is a fascinating city, destroyed and re-designed throughout the 20th century, and at the heart of political events that were to shape the whole of Europe many times over. ...

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Why Next Generation Travel

Next Generation Travel: what’s it all about? Webster’s dictionary has no definition (yet), but you can think of it as a trip that goes above and beyond the typical tour, ...

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New STEM Activity: The Mediterranean Diet

Bring international flavor to the classroom with an all new STEM activity on the Mediterranean Diet! High School Biology and Human Nutrition Teacher Carlie Frydman has created a two-part lesson plan ...

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Celebrate National Poetry Month in Your Language Classes

Happy National Poetry Month! April is dedicated to exploring the poetic art form, and while Language Arts is usually the go-to subject for classroom integration, including poetry in a foreign language ...

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6 Easter Traditions Around the World

For Christians around the world, Easter is one of the holiest events of the year, but even if you are not of faith, the accompanying celebrations can be fascinating to ...

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olympic stadiums

What’s Next for the Olympics?

This February, the greatest athletes from around the world gathered in PyeongChang, South Korea, for the biggest Winter Olympics yet, with 92 nations represented by 2,920 athletes. Needless to say, ...

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10 Language Learning Activities Using Current Events

10 Language Learning Activities Using Current Events

Language learning activities using current events are a fantastic way to show your students what they’re learning in your class has an impact in the outside world. Answering the questions, ...

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Building Leaders with International Perspectives: London

Building Leaders with International Perspectives: London

This guest post contributed by ACIS Tour Manager, Paul Daley, recaps the experience of a group of ACIS travellers on an International Perspective Tour in London, England. Students from Alcuin ...

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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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Valentine's Day Traditions Across the World

Valentine’s Day Traditions Across the World

Love it or hate it, February 14th represents Valentine’s Day on the American calendar. While it’s evolved over time into a commercialized holiday that chocolatiers and greeting card manufacturers welcome every ...

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