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

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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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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7 Global Festivals That Celebrate Ice and Snow

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! At these festivals around the world, the more chill in the air, the better to celebrate all things winter. There is ...

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Announcing an Exclusive Rick Steves Discount for ACIS Travelers

Whether you’ve watched him on PBS, or noticed a familiar blue and yellow guidebook in the hands of tourists worldwide, you’re bound to have encountered Rick Steves in some way ...

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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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“Full Circle Moments” By ACIS Chaperone Tom Fraher

A recent conversation: “Tom, have you ever been abroad?” “Yup-United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, South Africa and China.” “Wow, you’ve done a decent amount of traveling!” I’m lucky ...

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5 Ways Travel Can Broaden Student Horizons

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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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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