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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City of Istanbul

Turkey Delights – ACIS President Peter Jones Visits Istanbul

Turkey. It is at once an exotic place, a border country between Asia and Europe which has this veneer of Euro sophistication, spotty in places, but reassuringly there. Istanbul’s airport, ...

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Lucy Ryan

Tour Manager Spotlight: Meet Lucy Ryan

Get to know our tour managers, well-traveled and fascinating individuals who make your ACIS educational tours truly unique and unforgettable. Today we’re happy to introduce you to Lucy Ryan. Hi ...

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Lilli Evans, on a recent trip to Vietnam.

A Royal Student Traveler Spotlight!

Every month we bring you a new ‘Travel Changes Lives’ story that highlights the achievements of our former student travelers. This particular post was inspired by another of our blog ...

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Top 10 Travel Hacks & Apps

 Summer’s winding down, but that doesn’t mean travel plans aren’t heating up! We found the Top 10 Travel Hacks & Apps perfect for smooth travel sailing. Or flying. Or driving. ...

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Festivals, Symphonies, and Food: Northern Italy in the Summertime

The Redentore Festival I had never been to Venice during the Festa del Redentore.  It is quite a spectacle. Historically, the festival is a celebration of the end of the ...

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Confessions of an Over Packer

Confessions of an Over Packer

Hi I’m Cara, and I have an over packing problem. It all started innocently enough: when visiting my parents I’d lug along a carry-on bag packed to the brim. New England ...

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Movies and Books about Spanish Speaking Countries

Continuing our look at books and movies that inspire us to travel we decided to turn our attention to Spanish speaking countries. Spain, Mexico, and many countries throughout Central and South ...

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Lunch at the Shard

Of all of the days to get invited to the Shard for lunch, I chose the rainy day.  Of course, this is London and chances are that you are going ...

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The Gems of Mallorca

Today’s highlight was the antique wooden train that rides on a narrow gauge track and has been rolling along since 1912 across the 27 kilometers from Palmato Soller.  This old ...

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