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Durham Cathedral – Destination Spotlight

This is the first in a series of articles profiling destinations new to our 2017 catalog. This post was contributed by ACIS marketing intern Jeff Zeserson. Get off the A1 ...

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Lilli Evans, on a recent trip to Vietnam.

A Royal Student Traveler Spotlight!

Every month we bring you a new ‘Travel Changes Lives’ story that highlights the achievements of our former student travelers. This particular post was inspired by another of our blog ...

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Father and Daughter Teachers Team Up for Student Travel

Mike Conn, a social studies teacher from Milton, PA, knows what to expect when traveling abroad with students.  A veteran teacher and group leader, Mike has been traveling abroad with ...

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Tour de…remind me…France?

Allez, allez! Yes, it’s underway. The annual event that is the world’s greatest cycle race, is currently in the thick of it. We’re talking, of course, about the Tour de ...

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Lunch at the Shard

Of all of the days to get invited to the Shard for lunch, I chose the rainy day.  Of course, this is London and chances are that you are going ...

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Travelling with Her Majesty…almost!

There’s a chance that what I’m about to say may make me sound like some sort of Royal groupie. This isn’t intended but here goes: when you spend the time I ...

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Wimbledon – a Quintessentially British Affair

Travel to the UK at mid-summer and you’re hard pushed from getting away from one of the most quintessential of all British events – Wimbledon. Of the four Grand Slam ...

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A History of Fish and Chips in Great Britain

When I was a kid, I used to walk home from my swimming club and stop every Friday night at the fish and chips shop. I would buy myself six ...

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The Day Mandela Came to Town

[photo: BBC] It was a day in July a few years ago and one that had me jumping on a train from my home town in the Midlands, direction: London, ...

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Poppies & Planes: Remembrance Day in London

Just recently back from London to witness the marvel of a city under poppies! The city was a great swath of red poppies. There were poppy sellers on every corner ...

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