Cultural Connections: Dining With Locals

Every pocket of the world has its own unique food traditions, which includes the way people gather to eat. Certain cultures focus on quick bites, while others have dinners lasting ...

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ACIS Staff Travel Spotlight: Jeannie on The Big Island

You probably won’t surprised to learn that ACIS team members REALLY love to travel and that we take every chance in our personal lives to explore different parts of the ...

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Youth Leadership in the Dominican: A Q&A With Group Leader Jon Kaptcianos

Since 2017, ACIS Group Leader Jon Kaptcianos has been bringing students to the Dominican Republic as part of a Youth Leadership itinerary. The number of students has increased from year ...

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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 ...

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4 Myths About Domestic Educational Travel Debunked

In our conversations with teachers, we’ve discovered that there are a few common misconceptions about domestic educational travel. From the group size needed to have a private tour, to deadline ...

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“The Best Experience I’ve Ever Had” – A Student’s Post Trip Reflections

My name is Kiylin Gaff, I’m 16, and I’m a junior at Linden High School in Michigan. I enjoy writing poetry in my free time or learning new instruments like ...

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The ACIS Difference: Quality of Care in Educational Travel

The support and care that sits behind every single group on an ACIS educational travel tour, is the part that truly distinguishes us from the other guys.  We know this ...

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Capital ELA: Why One Language Arts Teacher Chose D.C. For Her Students

When you think about Middle School class trips to Washington D.C., you generally think of them being led by history or social studies teachers. Rebekah E., an English teacher from ...

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6 Health and Wellness Resources for Teachers

Getting all the love and freebies from Teacher Appreciation Week is great, no doubt about that, but what happens during the rest of the year? How are you, as an ...

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