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

An Umbrian Adventure

As you zip along the autostrada between Florence and Rome, Orvieto is one of those places that you may have caught a glimpse of and thought, ‘Wow!’ This Etruscan town ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Cricket, But Were Afraid to Ask

What is the quintessential picture of a very British summer? I would hazard a guess that somewhere in your mind’s eye is a hazy vision of that curious game by the ...

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4 Must-Try Dishes from Great Britain, Part 2

In my last blog post I introduced you to eight of the most iconic and traditional ‘must-try’ British dishes. Whilst writing this last post, it struck me that going under the ...

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My First Attempt at Making a Soufflé à Paris

One of the noticeable differences when travelling on an ACIS trip is the number of interactive and fun activities on each trip. These have really become some of the greatest ...

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Pickpocket

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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The One Topic Everyone’s Talking About in Britain Right Now

Not to say that there is any great evidence that this could be anything of a lasting effect, notwithstanding the issues of global warming, but the British are starting to ...

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The Perks of the Dolomites in the Summer

After a minor hassle at the car rental counter in Venice’s Marco Polo Airport, I drove with my Stradale d’Italia Atlas away from the busy tourist town and up through ...

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Lately in Travel (From the Perspective of an Armchair Traveler)

I’m still embracing summer with open arms even despite the record heat in our largely non-air conditioned part of the country here on the East Coast. Good thing we have ...

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Tours to France: Where Should We Go?

You’re a French teacher who would never consider traveling anywhere else. Or maybe you’re a Math teacher who happens to love the Impressionists. Either way, you have your heart set ...

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5 Things You Should Do on Your First Educational Tour

While many of you may be veteran travelers, think back to your very first trip abroad. Dig deep into your memory to uncover the days or weeks you spent traipsing ...

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