Classroom Activity: Cookies From Around the World

Break out of your chocolate chip comfort zone! Every country has its own version of a traditional cookie and – unsurprisingly – they’re all just as delicious as the American ...

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Off the Road: Daily Life of an ACIS Tour Manager

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

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A Magical Tour: Exploring the UK Through Harry Potter

For the many Harry Potter fans out there, visiting the UK can seem like walking into an enchanted land, full of funny accents, eccentric characters, and bewitching castles. Many of ...

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Exploring London Through Cinema

The capital city of Great Britain has been used as a filming location for many legendary movies over the years. Some of its major sights may be familiar to you ...

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Atypical Museums From Around the World

One of the coolest parts of travel is discovering those off-the-beaten-path places filled with culture and knowledge you may not even know exists. These ten atypical museums from around the ...

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Berlin: The City of 100 Faces

Guest Blogger and ACIS Tour Manager Peter Ede has been traveling the world for as long as he can remember.  In fact, he started taking high-school Americans around Europe when studying at ...

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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 1: Rome at Night

 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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7 Natural Reasons to Head to Iceland

Combine sprawling national parks, hot springs, volcanoes, windswept cliffs, waterfalls, craggy moors and northern lights, and you have an outdoor adventurer’s dream come true. Or as it’s better known, Iceland. ...

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6 Hidden Gems to Find in London

There are all kinds of incredible sites to see when you’re abroad, but if you don’t look closely you may just miss some unusual finds! London is full of intriguing ...

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