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

Pickpockets: 5 Ways to Stop Them, 5 Ways to Spot Them!

Spring is on the way, apparently. Here in London it’s hard to tell, but I’ve just got back from Barcelona (via Rome, Nice and Florence) and while the Mediterranean has ...

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Travel Tips for Surviving a Long Flight

When you return from a two-week vacation in Australia, the first question everyone asks is to name your favorite part (an impossible query for any travel-lover about any destination, as there’s never ...

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A Look Back at the Spark that Ignited a World War

Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzogovina. The country is a fascinating and beautiful place, made up of people of different ethnicities and religions. Think of the land ...

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Spotlight on Switzerland: Train Ride from Geneva to Zermatt

A friend of mine and I had taken a few days to ski in Zermatt, Switzerland. It’s something we try to do each year. More often than not, we have ...

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Educational Travel | So Hungry I Could Eat a Horse!

The big food scandal to consume Europe earlier this year, particularly Great Britain and Ireland, has been the discovery of horse meat in products labelled beef. From frozen burgers to ...

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Educational Travel: Exploring London’s East End

When groups come to London on an educational tour with just a couple of days in the city, they usually arrive armed with an extensive list of things to see ...

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Student Travel | Reflections on a European War Tour

I’m just back from leading a “European War Tour” that took me and my group from California from the beaches of Normandy via Paris, Belleau Wood, the Ardennes (Battle of ...

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Understanding Fiestas on Your Educational Tour to Spain

As I write this I’m sitting in Malaga airport bathing in the February Andalusian sunshine. I’ve just waved off a wonderful group of young travellers from Louis Armstrong Middle School ...

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7 Educational Travel Highlights from a Winter Weekend in Prague

It was by sheer luck that I landed in Prague on a snowy afternoon in January. Why luck? Because it was a freshly fallen snow—not a day old dingy one—that ...

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Boston’s {Delightful} Commuter Rail

It was probably because the two cars in my house became unavailable over the summer and the bicycle option was less appealing during the winter months that made me move ...

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