Learn, Inspire, Travel, Repeat – The ACIS Tours Travel Blog
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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Teacher Spotlight Anthony D - New York

Teacher Spotlight: Anthony D’Amico – New York

Anthony D’Amico teaches English at Floral Park High School in Floral Park, NY. He’s been leading student tours for the past 10 years and is a big believer in the ...

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6 Perfect Books to Inspire Your Students to Travel

6 Perfect Books to Inspire Your Students to Travel

Travel has endured as a universal theme of literature for thousands of years, from the earliest epic poems to the trendiest current bestsellers. Good travel writing can stir the inner ...

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Teacher Spotlight Rachel S - Indiana

Teacher Spotlight: Rachel S – Indiana

Rachel S is a social studies teacher in Indiana, and an ACIS Group Leader. As a high school student, she went on an educational tour with ACIS, and it changed ...

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