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8 Creative Ways to Display Your Travel Photos

If you’re like me, you have the wits to transfer your travel photos from your phone or camera to your computer or to an online photo account like Snapfish or Shutterfly, but ...

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Back to Britain With a Visit to Wembley Stadium

I’ve been football mad all of my life. When I was a kid, I traveled hundreds of miles every week and visited the outer reaches of Great Britain in freezing ...

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8 Classic Cuisines to Try in Great Britain

When educational travel groups arrive in London, I find that there is a common misconception about British food; that it’s not very good. Over the last couple of decades, the ...

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My Return to Sicily, Part 2

Today we headed to the town of Noto, one of the eight towns in South-Eastern Sicily that were rebuilt after 1693 due to a huge earthquake. All of the architecture ...

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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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