3 European Markets You Can Visit On Your ACIS Tour

In many European cities, the marketplace is the belly and nerve center of the town. It’s where farmers and producers from the surrounding regions gather every week to sell their ...

Read More

End of Summer Photo Contest Winners

Be sure to follow the ACIS Instagram to participate in contests and see more amazing photos from our travelers!   Grand Prize Winner: William K., New York Wat Phra That ...

Read More

Moments Over Monuments: A Tour Manager’s Reflections on How Travel Changes Lives

ACIS Tour Manager Lucy Ryan shares some of the ways travel has positively impacted her point of view and those of the students she brings abroad. This post was originally published ...

Read More

6 Ancient Japanese Traditions Still Practiced Today

Today, Japan may be synonymous with robotics and high-speed trains, but it is still a country steeped in traditions: some visible and accessible, others less so. Here are a few ...

Read More

5 Ways Costa Ricans Are Saving the Planet

Costa Rica is proud to be one of the world leaders in sustainability. It’s more than a movement there; it’s a way of life.  There are several protected wilderness areas ...

Read More

5 Globe Trotting Pets of Instagram (And the ACIS Tour We Would Send Them On!)

Do you love pets? Do you love traveling pets even more? If you need any travel inspiration, both within the U.S. and out, these are 5 furry friend Instagram accounts ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

ACIS Staff Travel Spotlight: Liz Tyrrell in the Greek Isles

Liz Tyrrell is the Regional Director of International Programs, Chicago, and has been with ACIS for 13 years! She loves to travel and be active outdoors – hiking, swimming, kayaking, you ...

Read More

Dining Out in France: A Few Quick Tips

Every travel experience offers the opportunity to try some delicious new foods, which means you will likely find yourself navigating culinary customs different than your own. On a recent trip ...

Read More

Join ACIS on the Road (Via Social!)

Spring is one of THE busiest travel seasons for ACIS. It makes sense, as many students and teachers take full advantage of Spring Break holidays to travel to new destinations ...

Read More