6 Facts to Know About Bastille Day

Susan Braun taught public school in Indiana for eight years before taking a break to raise her own children. She was awarded a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship and a National ...

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8 Architecture Styles to Spot on Your European Tour

One of the beauties of traveling through Europe is seeing the great layers of history in the form of buildings and public spaces. It can be a challenge, though, to ...

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Going Back in Time: A Trip to Guédelon Castle

Guest Post by Christy Belbey I am proud to be a veteran ACIS teacher! I have done 12 student trips with ACIS since 1996. Travel has been a big part ...

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A Striking Dilemma: How ACIS Helped Keep My Trip on Track

Anthony D’Amico teaches English at Floral Park High School in Floral Park, NY, and has been leading student tours for the past 10 years. On his most recent trip to ...

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A guide to french cheek kissing

A Guide to French Kissing (It’s not what you think!)

If you’ve mastered the basics of French communication (check out The Importance of Saying Bonjour), then perhaps we can move on to more serious things. I’m assuming that during your ...

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As The World Turns with Peter Jones - Episode 4 ACIS Tour Manager Lou Salaun

As The World Turns with Peter Jones – Episode 4: ACIS Tour Manager Lou Salaun [VIDEO]

In December of 2016, before our annual meeting of the ACIS Tour Managers, we recorded a series of interviews with a handful of tour managers in our London office. The ...

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Crêpes recipe of the week

French Crêpes – Recipe of the Week

This week’s recipe takes us to France where in cities like Paris, crêpes are available on every street corner. The word crêpe is of French origin, deriving from the Latin ...

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Guédelon Castle

Guédelon Castle: Destination Spotlight

This is the fourth in a series of articles profiling destinations new to our 2017 catalog. Have you ever happened upon a medieval structure like a castle or a cathedral ...

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Eiffle Tower

What The Eiffel Tower and ACIS Academic Travel Advisors Have In Common

This guest blog post was written by Academic Travel Advisor, Nicolette Miller Riding up the glass elevators of the Eiffel Tower with the world of Paris at your feet is ...

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5 Unique Destinations You’ll Love on Pathfinder Tours

There’s no denying that Paris enchants, London entertains, Munich inspires, Madrid captivates and Rome delights. These and other well-known cities are popular stops most travelers’ itineraries for very good reasons. ...

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