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

Student Spotlight: Nick’s Costa Rican Adventure

We’re shining a spotlight on Nick, who recently returned from an ACIS trip to Costa Rica. What did he think about his adventure abroad? Find out in this exclusive interview! ...

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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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Student Ambassador Spotlight: Garrett N.

Student Ambassador Garrett N. from Rochester, NY, recently returned from his school’s “Kingdom by the Sea” tour of the British Isles. Lead by his teacher Lynne Brooks, the ACIS trip ...

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The Top 10 Questions (and Answers) Parents Ask Before an ACIS Trip

In the 38 years we’ve been operating international tours, we’ve fielded a lot of questions from parents. Before they trust you to take their children overseas, they want to feel ...

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zika virus: what you need to know before you travel

Zika Virus: What You Need to Know Before You Travel

For anyone who has considered traveling to Central or South America recently, they’ve also certainly considered the risk of contracting the Zika Virus. We’ve heard from many of our group ...

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Student Spotlight: Emily Franco, ACIS Student Ambassador

Emily Franco is a student at Henderson High School in West Chester, Pennsylvania. When her Spanish teacher, Marion Jackson, gained approval from her administration to lead a trip to Costa ...

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What to wear in italy

What to Wear: Winter Travel in Italy

We’re big believers in being prepared travelers and packing light, but just because your travel gear is functional doesn’t mean you can’t be stylish! Your clothes should be destination appropriate, ...

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What To Wear: Costa Rica Edition

What To Wear: Costa Rica Edition

We’re big believers in being prepared travelers and packing light, but just because your travel gear is functional doesn’t mean you can’t be stylish! Your clothes should be destination appropriate, ...

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Confessions of an Over Packer

Confessions of an Over Packer

Hi I’m Cara, and I have an over packing problem. It all started innocently enough: when visiting my parents I’d lug along a carry-on bag packed to the brim. New England ...

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