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

Educational Travel: Exploring London’s East End

When groups come to London on an educational tour with just a couple of days in the city, they usually arrive armed with an extensive list of things to see ...

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Student Travel | Reflections on a European War Tour

I’m just back from leading a “European War Tour” that took me and my group from California from the beaches of Normandy via Paris, Belleau Wood, the Ardennes (Battle of ...

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Understanding Fiestas on Your Educational Tour to Spain

As I write this I’m sitting in Malaga airport bathing in the February Andalusian sunshine. I’ve just waved off a wonderful group of young travellers from Louis Armstrong Middle School ...

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7 Educational Travel Highlights from a Winter Weekend in Prague

It was by sheer luck that I landed in Prague on a snowy afternoon in January. Why luck? Because it was a freshly fallen snow—not a day old dingy one—that ...

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Boston’s {Delightful} Commuter Rail

It was probably because the two cars in my house became unavailable over the summer and the bicycle option was less appealing during the winter months that made me move ...

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I Survived the Blizzard of 2013 & All I Got Was This Blog Post

The snowstorm came and went and Nemo, the blizzard of 2013, still leaves its marks across the city in the form of mountains of snow and restricted parking. But how ...

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History in the Making: Springtime in Rome with the ‘Papabile’

Of many places in the world, I always find myself returning to the view that the city of Rome is amongst the most fascinating. My first real-life views of the ...

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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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