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

Tour Manager Spotlight: Meet Lou Salaun

Get to know our tour managers, well-traveled and fascinating individuals who make your ACIS educational tour truly unique and unforgettable. Today we’re happy to introduce you to Lou Salaun. Tell ...

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How a Rainy Weekend in Venice is Incredibly Charming

This is a guest post written by ACIS Group Leader & French teacher from Chicago, Erin Maliszewski. This post was originally published on www.rudeysroom.com There is nothing quite like wandering ...

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8 Practical Skills Gained from Educational Travel

While I’ve spent a lot of my life becoming quite familiar with Amtrak, traveling to many places in the United States, my first travel abroad experience was actually only a ...

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Experiential Learning & Educational Travel Talks Around the US

This post was written by ACIS Tour Manager, Julia Thomas. Julia is currently traveling across the United States visiting teachers and students and talking about the benefits of experiential learning ...

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Why Biking is the Best Way to Explore!

What’s the best way to see a city? A coach tour gives you a great introduction to a city, but you are a long way from the action and have ...

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The Importance of Exploring War History Through Educational Travel

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” — George Santayana 2014 will see a number of anniversaries commemorating some of the most dramatic and life-changing moments ...

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When Traveling to Italy During Carnavale, Watch Out for Flying Oranges

This blog post was written by ACIS Tour Manager, Giacomo Gambone. I bet most of you have memories of a Carnival. Lived in first person or just seen on tv. ...

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In Brazil, Don’t Always Trust Your Guidebook

weather is hot in Rio de Janeiro and you have already been to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain to see the the Christ statue, the way to escape the heat ...

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Natal, Brazil: A Little Beach With A Lot of Heart

II have been to Brazil three times. The first time we went to Salvador, the old capital, 32 years ago. The second time we went back to Recife about 24 ...

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What It’s Like to Spend New Year’s in Rio de Janeiro

There is something pretty amazing about being somewhere else on New Year’s Eve. Last year, it was Bangkok. On a balmy evening, I was on the river at the Oriental ...

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