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.
Le Concert du Jour
The Philharmonie de Paris streams concerts daily at 8:30 PM (Paris time).
Scottish Island Hopping
Loads of links to explore the Hebrides, Orkneys and more.
Dive into places to go, foods to eat and even an Austrian coloring book!
360 Degrees of Peru
Immerse yourself in Peruvian culture with this great guide.
West End Shows from your Couch
An updated list of London shows you can view online for free.
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.
Skylarks and Pastry
ACIS Tour Manager Sophie Boegner offers us a taste of Germany with the sweet Leipziger Lerche, and its history with Leipzig’s once famous songbird pastries. Download Sophie’s recipe and enjoy your own (Skylark-free!).
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?
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!
- How Things Are, and Might Be
- The Magic of Traveling
- And I Found Myself in Venice
- Secrets of the Parthenon