Meet Clive Porter

For anyone who has traveled with Academic Arrangements Abroad, our seasoned Tour Directors need no introduction. They distinguish our programs as much as our innovative itineraries, private visits and renowned lecturers. Today, find out a little more about Tour Director Clive Porter in our first Tour Director Q&A.


Hometown: Sheffield, UK.

Last Book You Read: Islamic History: A Short Introduction.

Who would play you in a movie?  Several people have suggested that Bruce Willis looks like me.  However he is one of the last people I would want to play me.

City you most recommend to friends: Venice.

City you would drop everything to go see: Almost anywhere I have never been.

Last tour you were on:  A program to my home country!  It was called: Gracious Gardens & Architectural Gems: London, Sussex, and Hampshire.

Special skill: Knowing where the restrooms are.

Your most visited websites:  Sheffield United (my local soccer team), and BBC.

Something about you that surprises people: At age 55 I still go to see new rock bands play live.

3 things you can’t travel without: Ticket details, passport and credit card.  Everything else you can buy once there or do not really need.

Number of trips traveled on:  No idea, but it must be in the hundreds.


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