Global Education

Content from the Road

Cultural Glimpses

Tour Managers share quick bites of their knowledge from abroad

 

The Invention of Gelato

Listen to Giulia as she explains how this sweet dessert came to be.

 

The Berlin Reichstag

Espin stands on the empty lawn in front of the Reichstag to tell us about its history.

 

The Guillotine of the French Revolution

Cecilia tells us about France’s fascination with this tool of capital punishment.

 

Picasso in Barcelona

Javier introduces us to the connection between Picasso and Barcelona.

 

Baths of Trajan

Stefan tells us about the architectural advancements of the Romans.

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Cool Finds

Virtual tours, concert recordings, 360 galleries; the world rethinks ways to reach out during lockdown

Bring Greece Alive

Two great web sites that bring Hellenic history and culture to your door.

Top 10 Documentaries on Ancient Greece

#GreeceFromHome

Museums’ Digital Doors are Open

The great museums of Amsterdam, Paris and London have opened up their collections.

Museum-hop here

Barcelona by Blog

This travel blogger says it best: “Sip on sangria or nibble on some jamón ibérico as we cyber experience Spanish culture.”

Start your stroll

Le Concert du Jour

The Philharmonie de Paris streams concerts daily at 8:30 PM (Paris time).

Listen in

Scottish Island Hopping

Loads of links to explore the Hebrides, Orkneys and more.

Cue the bagpipes

#AustrianHomeStories

Dive into places to go, foods to eat and even an Austrian coloring book!

Los geht’s!

360 Degrees of Peru

Immerse yourself in Peruvian culture with this great guide.

Sample sights and sounds

West End Shows from your Couch

An updated list of London shows you can view online for free.

Grab your Maltesers

 

52 Places to "Go" in 2020

The New York Times updated its annual travel list with virtual options for each. A (free) subscription is required.

Caution: Will cause daydreaming

Flying through Europe in Summer 2020

Tour Manager Dimitra Neonakis recently flew from Denmark to Vienna to Athens and recorded her journey to provide a glimpse into what it’s like to travel around the continent today.

Munster Cheese Shopping

Follow ACIS Tour Manager Blaise Carpenter as he pays a visit to his local fromagerie in the French village of Munster, and see how life in Europe is returning to normal.

Berlin Street Markets (and Currywurst!)

Check out ACIS Tour Manager Sam Harker’s neighborhood street market on a weekend this May. How does Germany’s approach to social distancing compare to what’s happening in your town?

Tracks I Pack

ACIS Director of the Tour Manager Office, Giacomo Gambone, talks to tour managers about their favorite music, and the travel memories they bring up.

Listen to the Podcast
Globe with Music Sheet

Blog Posts

Learn more about the world without leaving your chair with this series of blog posts that includes insights and thoughts from our tour managers, staff and travelers. Have a perspective you’d like to share? Send us your blog post idea and we might feature you here!

 

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