Learn, Inspire, Travel, Repeat – The ACIS Tours Travel Blog
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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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Fun Facts about “Boring” Presidents

There are a few presidents who will never be forgotten- Washington, Lincoln, both Roosevelts, to name a few. Forty-three different men have held the Office and not all of them ...

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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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4 Reasons To Take Your Students to the Azores in 2019

4 Reasons To Take Your Students to the Azores in 2019

About one thousand miles off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, there stands a mysterious archipelago of nine islands called the Azores. Though they are located amid the Atlantic Ocean, these ...

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Sir Cyril Taylor

In Memoriam – Sir Cyril Taylor (1935-2018)

Earlier this week Sir Cyril Taylor, the founder of ACIS’ parent company, the American Institute For Foreign Study, passed away peacefully at his home in London. I first met Sir ...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About The Mont St. Michel

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Mont St. Michel

What should have remained a bare rock in the middle of the changing tides and moving sands was shaped by legend, religion, and history to become one of Europe’s most ...

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Teacher Spotlight Anthony Warzecha – Texas

Teacher Spotlight: Anthony Warzecha – Texas

Anthony Warzecha is a Social Studies Teacher from Texas. His first educational travel experience was in 2014 when he led a group of students to Greece and Italy. His second ...

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invasive species STEM lesson plan

STEM Classroom Activity – Invasive Species “Wanted” Poster

Invasive species are a problem for ecosystems all over the world, and in our increasingly globalized world, they’re only going to continue to pose a persistent threat. Click here to ...

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French Onion Soup: A Cheat’s Guide [RECIPE]

I love French Onion Soup, but there was a good reason I usually only ate it in restaurants rather than at home: it took forever to make! Hours of stirring ...

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hidden gems of ireland

Ireland’s Top 5 Hidden Gems

If you are lucky enough to visit Ireland, you will be surrounded by hidden gems in “the land of a thousand welcomes.” Surrounded by lush greenery and rolling hills, you ...

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