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

6 Hidden Gems to Find in London

There are all kinds of incredible sites to see when you’re abroad, but if you don’t look closely you may just miss some unusual finds! London is full of intriguing ...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Travel Company

Imagine you’re at a car dealership. Your vehicle is on its last wheels, and the time has come to invest in a new one. You walk around the showroom floor ...

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Slow Food: 3 Secrets of Italian Flavor

The concept of encouraging sustainable agriculture and locally-sourced ingredients produced with quality rather than quantity in mind has been gaining traction in recent years. But in Italy, this is how ...

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A guide to french cheek kissing

A Guide to French Kissing (It’s not what you think!)

If you’ve mastered the basics of French communication (check out The Importance of Saying Bonjour), then perhaps we can move on to more serious things. I’m assuming that during your ...

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Travel Tips from the ACIS International Program Team

Travel Tips from the ACIS International Program Team

Traveling for the first time can always be an overwhelming experience. There is so much to remember and keep track of all the while trying to have an experience you ...

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French language resources: The Importance of Saying Bonjour

The Importance of Saying Bonjour: A Guide to Speaking French in France

If you’re contemplating a trip to France anytime soon, there are a few key phrases you should probably learn. ‘Bonjour’, ‘merci’ and ‘un café américain et un pain au chocolat ...

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sketching on an educational tour

On Sketching

Traveling in a new place can be an overwhelming experience. I was reminded of this fact on a recent holiday in Andalusia. When you see so much splendor, so many ...

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how to take great travel photos

How to Take Great Travel Photos – A Professional Photographer’s Guide

This guest post was contributed by Marc Goodwin, an architectural photographer, digital media instructor and ACIS tour manager from 2003-2011. He was born in London and has spent several years ...

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How To Pack for A Pathfinder Tour

This is a Guest Post from Tricia Holda, International Program Consultant at ACIS. She is about to embark on a Pathfinder tour with a group heading to France and Switzerland. Pathfinder tours ...

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8 Tips From Travelers Who Have Been There, Done That.

Eagerly anticipating your next trip with ACIS? Of course you are! Whether your trip departure is on the horizon or more than a year away, traveling with students on an overseas adventure ...

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