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

My Return to Sicily, Part 1

I had been to Sicily some years ago, but it didn’t “wow” me. We had visited Taormina and then travelled to Siracusa, Piazza Armerina, and Agrigento.  Taormina, I recall, was ...

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ACIS Lends a Hand with Tourism Cares in NYC

s of the educational travel industry, as travelers and as humans in a global community, we all have a vested interest in protecting and restoring the historic places people want ...

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How the Legend of Loch Ness was Born

We take you to cities; we show you some of the most amazing museums and monuments known to man. We will do our best to bring alive everything from ancient ...

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A Walking Tour of London’s South Bank

The history of London is intrinsically linked to the large waterway that runs through its heart: the River Thames. It makes sense then, that a walk along the bank of ...

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Destination Scotland: Britain’s Best Kept Secret?

The British Isles may be relatively small on the global scale of things—have a look how many times you could squeeze us into the land mass that is the U.S., ...

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An Insider’s Walking Tour of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter

I lived in Barcelona for fifteen years and I can still remember the first time I got lost in the labyrinth of streets between the Ramblas and the cathedral, searching ...

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Stats & Facts About the Superheroes of Educational Travel

While a typical tour manager helps ensure your adventure abroad goes smoothly, ACIS tour managers are anything but ordinary. We like to think of them as the caped crusaders of ...

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Europe Tours | The Rebuilding of Berlin’s Royal Palace

Berlin is an intriguing city. It is a place where recent history and the present come together like nowhere else I know. It is exemplified by a massive empty green ...

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Adventures in European Airports, The Spring Edition

    I get confused. I am flying transatlantic to Geneva and my trusty Briggs and Riley bag is ready and set for carry-on, but the Swiss Air representative at ...

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In The City I Call Home

It has been a strange week. A week to reflect on lots of things and a week to look at our city of Boston and feel good. I first came ...

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