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For the Love of Travel

It’s Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air. And it doesn’t take more than a few minutes in conversation with the staff at ACIS to realize there’s one thing we ...

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On Art & Truffle Sandwiches in Florence

I could remember when going to Florence was quite an ordeal. The train took forever and it was a long day excursion in general. Now the trains run every half ...

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From Paris to Rome: Catching a Flight in the Snow

The only way to get around Paris in the snow is to use the Metro. It is decidedly dodgy to walk or cross roads as Parisians seem very uncomfortable with ...

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Educational Travel | The Time It Snowed at Midnight in Paris

I have flown through many snowstorms from Logan Airport in my day. In fact, the last time I flew on the overnight flight to Paris I flew out of a ...

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Tour Manager Travel Tips: The Art of Packing

Throughout the annals of epic adventuring, it’s the same story—think Marco Polo before heading off on the Silk Road to China; Captain Cook before his voyage to the unknown Terra ...

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Reflections of Wondrous Burma

As the plane landed in Bangkok amid a haze of pollution, I could not help but think that I had to get back to Burma before it turns into a ...

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Gate 33: Possibly the World’s Best Airport Sushi

I love Minneapolis although I have never truly been to the city. But wow…what a great airport. Bangkok has one of those “super airports” with lots of shopping and fun ...

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Rangoon: A Second Time Around

A short propeller plane ride back to Rangoon ended three glorious days at Ngapali Beach.  Incidentally, this beach is pronounced as Napoli Beach apparently because several years ago an Italian ...

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Snowmageddon: One Man’s Thoughts on Britain and the Snow

It’s been snowing in Britain this week! You could hardly miss it if you were here: on Saturday four out of the five most read stories on the BBC related ...

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Educational Travel | Life-Changing Moments at Inle Lake

I am getting to love the airplanes. Clunky old propeller planes that fly at a maximum of 11,000. It’s a sightseeing tour as you can see most everything up there. ...

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