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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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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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Teacher Spotlight: Ryan V.

It’s time to meet another of our amazing ACIS Group Leaders. Ryan V., from Clarksville, Tennessee, has a long history with us and plenty of wonderful stories to share as ...

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Unique New Year’s Traditions From 6 Countries

Every community celebrates the coming of the new year in a special way. Here are 6 traditions that you may not know of from countries around the globe.   1. ...

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A Guide to Vienna’s Christmas Markets

For most, the mention of Vienna evokes thoughts of its artistic and intellectual past, primarily because of two of its most famous residents: Mozart and Beethoven. For others, the historic ...

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7 Holiday Treats From Around the World

Make room, gingerbread men! This year, impress your holiday guests with an international indulgence. These global holiday desserts are not only delicious, but their traditions, origins and superstitions will make ...

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The International Origins of Santa Claus

When you hear Santa Claus, your mind probably jumps to a jolly old man with a white trimmed suit and a beard to match. This is the Santa Claus of ...

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2019 German Language Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2019 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the German speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes ...

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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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Brandon’s 5 Recommendations for Visiting Madrid

Brandon is currently studying Spanish at UT Austin and has spent a year in Seville as part of his curriculum. You can see more of his time abroad in our ...

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