The Importance of Exploring War History Through Educational Travel

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” — George Santayana 2014 will see a number of anniversaries commemorating some of the most dramatic and life-changing moments ...

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Le Havre’s City Centre is Unlike Any Other French Town

Last month I spent a couple of weeks touring Normandy, a region in northwest France synonymous with the D-Day landings and the liberation of Europe in WWII. Like many tourists, ...

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6 Must-Try Sweets for a Quick Trip to Paris

If I could spend a decade eating my way through France like Julia Child, I’d hop on the next flight to Paris and never look back. But unlike the culinary ...

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Keep Calm and Travel On (Even When You’re Hungry)

On my last trip to France, we were headed to the Maginot Line, specifically the Schoenenbourg Fortress, for our 2 o’clock booking to tour the facility. Having never been there ...

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Walking Among the Dead

You know the sights, you’ve done the back streets, you’ve even bought the T-shirt. So now you probably want to get away from the crowds around Big Ben or the ...

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My First Attempt at Making a Soufflé à Paris

One of the noticeable differences when travelling on an ACIS trip is the number of interactive and fun activities on each trip. These have really become some of the greatest ...

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Tours to France: Where Should We Go?

You’re a French teacher who would never consider traveling anywhere else. Or maybe you’re a Math teacher who happens to love the Impressionists. Either way, you have your heart set ...

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Tales in Student Travel | A Spring Blizzard Changed Our Plans

How’s your command of old Scottish? The famed Scottish writer, Robert Burns, in putting nib to paper one day, wrote the following: But, Mousie, thou art no thy lane In ...

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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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Educational Travel | The Time It Snowed at Midnight in Paris

I have flown through many snowstorms from Logan Airport in my day. In fact, the last time I flew on the overnight flight to Paris I flew out of a ...

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