Off the Road: Daily Life of an ACIS Tour Manager

ACIS Tour Managers travel across the globe with students, but they all have to call someplace home. In our Off the Road series, we interview our Tour Managers to find out what ...

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6 Italian Language and Culture Podcasts for Students

Podcast Italiano Language Level – Beginner to Advanced Maybe you’re looking for an entry level listening exercise or maybe you want to hear a review of BBC’s Black Mirror: You ...

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New ACIS Destination Video: Italy

International Program Coordinator Abby traveled to Italy on an educational tour in high school, which inspired a passion for the country that continues to this day. She shares her experiences ...

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New Classroom Activity: Ovid and The Art of Love

The modern date night may be dinner and a movie – but how did Ancient Romans approach romance? Latin instructor Skye Shirley has put together an engaging classroom activity that ...

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Download the New ACIS Quick Menu Guide

If you’re traveling to Italy, you’re in for some absolutely delicious cuisine. Don’t let a bit of vocabulary keep you stumped on an empty stomach: download the new ACIS Quick Menu ...

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An Ideal Walking Tour of Rome Part 3

In the third and final post on walking through Rome, ACIS travel supervisor and local Roman guide Carlotta Boldrini picks up where Part 2 left off and shares an evening with ...

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An Ideal Walking Tour of Rome: Part 2

In our new three part series, Roman local tour guide Carlotta Boldrini shares her expertise on touring Rome – by foot! Carlotta is a former ACIS Tour Manager and the current ...

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Slow Food: 3 Secrets of Italian Flavor

The concept of encouraging sustainable agriculture and locally-sourced ingredients produced with quality rather than quantity in mind has been gaining traction in recent years. But in Italy, this is how ...

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What to wear in italy

What to Wear: Winter Travel in Italy

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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In Situ: The Beauty of Experiencing Art Through Travel

This guest blog post was written by Lucy Bartholomee, an art teacher, writer and avid traveler based in Texas. The thrill of standing in front of great works of art—live ...

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