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

Helping Teens Curb Screen Addiction

Your teen has seen it all—Paris, Rome, Buenos Aires, Sydney—on YouTube. He’s connected with people all over the world—on Facebook. She’s become a bit of an expert on nature photography—on ...

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Top 5 Must-See Historical Sights in Greece

It’s a wonderful world out there, stacked full of places you spend your life hearing about and hoping one day to visit. We all have our wish lists, don’t we. ...

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25 Reasons to Travel as a Student

When you travel, it changes you. Travel forces you to adapt to situations, to make decisions on the fly, to ask strangers for help, and pushes you out of your ...

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Keep Calm and Travel On (Even When You’re Hungry)

On my last trip to France, we were headed to the Maginot Line, specifically the Schoenenbourg Fortress, for our 2 o’clock booking to tour the facility. Having never been there ...

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A Comedy of Errors on the Gatwick Express

It was a Sunday and I needed to get to London Gatwick Airport from the center of London. No problems. The Gatwick Express arrives every 15 minutes and takes 30 ...

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The Making of a Travel Video

  The creative process cannot be forced. Unless of course you spend a week in July following around a film crew to Spain, France and Italy. Europe as your muse? ...

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Travel Secrets Revealed: Global Entry

Global Entry is a little bit of a secret out there, but a friend of mine who travels “legally” to Cuba told me it was the greatest move he had ever made. Hearing ...

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In Defense of Germany’s Obsession with Cars

It was a German, Karl Benz, who invented the modern car. Germany hasn’t forgotten this fact. Virtually from the moment his wife Bertha took it on her famed 65 mile ...

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What Traveling Really Teaches Teens

Traveling is that moment when the textbook comes alive, when everyday objects look completely different and when common greetings sound exotic. For teen, traveling abroad is exhilarating, stimulating, frustrating and—whether they ...

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Walking Among the Dead

You know the sights, you’ve done the back streets, you’ve even bought the T-shirt. So now you probably want to get away from the crowds around Big Ben or the ...

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