Visiting the Museo Ferrari in Maranello, Italy

This blog post was written by ACIS Tour Manager, Giacomo Gambone. It is one of the Italian icons. Alongside pasta, pizza, Renaissance and tacky politicians. It is red. It is ...

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Italia Nord, Italia Sud, and the Trains that Unite Them

Italy is a strange and wonderful country. It is at once hopelessly inefficient, exasperating, and unfathomable. Its regions are fiercely independent and culturally alien to each other. I had lunch ...

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Why Biking is the Best Way to Explore!

What’s the best way to see a city? A coach tour gives you a great introduction to a city, but you are a long way from the action and have ...

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The #1 Way to Get Around Amsterdam

Train travel is so good in Europe. I needed to be in Amsterdam around 1 o’clock from Paris. The Thalys train leaves from the Gare du Nord and takes just ...

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A Comedy of Errors on the Gatwick Express

It was a Sunday and I needed to get to London Gatwick Airport from the center of London. No problems. The Gatwick Express arrives every 15 minutes and takes 30 ...

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Adventures in European Airports, The Spring Edition

    I get confused. I am flying transatlantic to Geneva and my trusty Briggs and Riley bag is ready and set for carry-on, but the Swiss Air representative at ...

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Boston’s {Delightful} Commuter Rail

It was probably because the two cars in my house became unavailable over the summer and the bicycle option was less appealing during the winter months that made me move ...

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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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