Student Spotlight: Nick’s Costa Rican Adventure

We’re shining a spotlight on Nick, who recently returned from an ACIS trip to Costa Rica. What did he think about his adventure abroad? Find out in this exclusive interview! ...

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7 Fun Facts About Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America you may be familiar with due to its bustling tourism scene and picturesque views. Sitting between Panama and Nicaragua, the Pacific ...

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educational tours to costa rica

Tour Manager Spotlight: Herson Guevera – Costa Rica

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 Herson Guevera from ...

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Costa Rica Travel Journal - ACIS Global Conference Review

Costa Rica Travel Journal – ACIS Global Conference Review

Erin Maliszewski, aka Rudey, is a French teacher, ACIS Group Leader and write (not necessarily in that order) who lives in Chicago. She wrote this recap of her experience on ...

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acis americas video

VIDEO: ACIS Americas – Travel Changes Lives

  Central and South America present a myriad of opportunities for teachers looking to expose their students to all the Americas have to offer. Whether it’s exposure to Spanish-Speaking cultures, ...

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gallo pinto Recipe of the Week

Gallo Pinto – Recipe of the Week

This week’s recipe takes us to Costa Rica for a staple of ‘Tico’ cuisine: Gallo Pinto. Literally translating from Spanish to “spotted rooster”, the multi-colored mosaic of rice and beans ...

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Group Leader Travel Log Sea Turtle Conservation Project Costa Rica

Group Leader Travel Log: Sea Turtle Conservation Project – Costa Rica

Dene Carter is a Science Teacher from Granbury High School in Granbury, Texas. She traveled with her students to Costa Rica this summer on our Conservación Costa Rica itinerary. She ...

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Costa Rica Sunset

2014 Travel Blogger Contest Winner

Students traveling with ACIS aren’t the only talented travelers! We are beyond impressed by the caliber and quality of submissions to our Student Photo and Video Contest, but equally impressed ...

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What To Wear: Costa Rica Edition

What To Wear: Costa Rica Edition

We’re big believers in being prepared travelers and packing light, but just because your travel gear is functional doesn’t mean you can’t be stylish! Your clothes should be destination appropriate, ...

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Movies and Books about Spanish Speaking Countries

Continuing our look at books and movies that inspire us to travel we decided to turn our attention to Spanish speaking countries. Spain, Mexico, and many countries throughout Central and South ...

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