5 Must-See Historical NYC Attractions

While Washington D.C. is famously known as the capital of the United States of America, many may be surprised to learn that this wasn’t always the case. This bears the ...

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A Guide to Vienna’s Christmas Markets

For most, the mention of Vienna evokes thoughts of its artistic and intellectual past, primarily because of two of its most famous residents: Mozart and Beethoven. For others, the historic ...

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7 Holiday Treats From Around the World

Make room, gingerbread men! This year, impress your holiday guests with an international indulgence. These global holiday desserts are not only delicious, but their traditions, origins and superstitions will make ...

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Announcing an Exclusive Rick Steves Discount for ACIS Travelers

Whether you’ve watched him on PBS, or noticed a familiar blue and yellow guidebook in the hands of tourists worldwide, you’re bound to have encountered Rick Steves in some way ...

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The International Origins of Santa Claus

When you hear Santa Claus, your mind probably jumps to a jolly old man with a white trimmed suit and a beard to match. This is the Santa Claus of ...

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“Full Circle Moments” By ACIS Chaperone Tom Fraher

A recent conversation: “Tom, have you ever been abroad?” “Yup-United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, South Africa and China.” “Wow, you’ve done a decent amount of traveling!” I’m lucky ...

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2019 German Language Calendar

Travel abroad every month just by turning the page on our 2019 Cultural Calendars! We’ve gathered 12 destinations in the German speaking world to explore in the classroom. Each page comes ...

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5 Ways Travel Can Broaden Student Horizons

Leandra Beabout taught high school English before transitioning to a brief career in newspaper journalism. She now splits her time between teaching English as a new language in the virtual classroom and ...

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Brandon’s 5 Recommendations for Visiting Madrid

Brandon is currently studying Spanish at UT Austin and has spent a year in Seville as part of his curriculum. You can see more of his time abroad in our ...

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7 Phrases You Will Only Hear in Québécois

Since the 1600s, Quebec French, or Québécois, has evolved its own unique features which set it apart from le français standard. The most obvious differences are in accent and vocabulary, ...

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