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

Tales From the Road: Granada to London & Back Again

Written by Deborah Wilson, ACIS Tour Manager & Supervisor in Spain For us here in Spain, we are given a “puente,” this basically is like the British bank holiday, we ...

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14 Things French Students Will Love to Do in Paris in 2014

Written by Nicolette Miller Paris is a big city and can be overwhelming to student travelers. Helping your students to fall in love with Paris must involve a delicate balance ...

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15 Tweets That’ll Make You Believe Travel Changes Lives

Travel has the power to change lives in so many ways. Some of these changes can be felt internally and emotionally while other external changes occur to us months and ...

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Tour Manager Spotlight: Meet Chris Greenwood

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 Chris Greenwood. Tell ...

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What You Should Expect by Visiting China in 2014

China has long evoked interest from the West. From Marco Polo’s times onwards it has been seen as a distant, mysterious land: a vast country that is both the home ...

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The 10 Most Important Life-Changing Stats of Educational Travel

Changes Lives. At ACIS Educational Tours, we use this expression a lot, but to us it’s more than a motto. We believe in the power of travel to change the ...

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The Day Mandela Came to Town

[photo: BBC] It was a day in July a few years ago and one that had me jumping on a train from my home town in the Midlands, direction: London, ...

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The Curious Customs of New Year’s Eve

Think New Year’s Eve and and parties, firework displays and boisterous renditions of Auld Lang Syne might come to mind. Indeed, these customs are common the world over but here ...

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Tour Manager Spotlight: Meet John Perry

There are people who know how extraordinary our tour managers are, and then there are those who have yet to discover them. Whether you’re a veteran traveler or new to ...

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The Challenge in Navigating Museums Like The Louvre

We struggle to come up with smart ways to navigate museums, especially if we are without a guide. The Louvre Museum, one of the largest museums in the world, is ...

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