R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog


Keep your hands (and minds) busy.

While we’re still practicing social distancing and homebound isolation, turn off the television. Instead, consider how you might use your time to keep in touch with family and friends.

Here’s an idea: create a puzzle purse.

Puzzle purses are square pieces of paper folded into envelope-like packets. The creased paper is collapsed upon itself to form a ... Read More >

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2 Apr 2020
Posted in From the R. Crusoe team

Hallowed halls.

Yes, we will travel again. But in the meantime, those of us at R. Crusoe & Son have been reflecting on, and sharing, our own travel memories, wishes, highlights, and more.

One of the subjects that came up: our personal favorite museums.

Crusoe staffers were all over the map (literally) on this one. One of us named ... Read More >

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20 Mar 2020
Posted in From the R. Crusoe team

From Brett Cumberland.

Dear R. Crusoe & Son Family of Travelers:

As president of this remarkable company, I am moved by the generous outpouring of concern and kindness expressed by you, our loyal travelers. And I am equally heartened by the willingness of the Crusoe staff to rise, without hesitation, to the challenges of the current world situation. A ... Read More >

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Perfect sight in 2020.

As you feisty travelers bid adieu to 2019 and welcome a new decade, your faithful friends at R. Crusoe & Son wish you all the best—at home and on the road. It’s 2020. Allow Crusoe travel experts to share our clear vision of out-of-this-world 2020 travel with you.

We know you love adventures away from ... Read More >

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The 2020 Masters.

Since 1992, Roadtrips—our sister company—has been creating customized luxury sports travel packages to the world’s most exclusive sporting events. That includes the 2020 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, taking place April 6-12.

If your heart is on the links, shouldn’t you consider a customized journey to see the Masters up close and personal?

Roadtrips’ luxury ... Read More >

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Coming this September.

In September 2020, R. Crusoe President Brett Cumberland and his wife, Anna, head to three must-see highlights of Southern Africa: sophisticated Cape Town, famous for its harbor and iconic Table Mountain; the neighboring country of Namibia and its scenic wild desert; and one of the top game reserves in South Africa, Sabi Sands, ... Read More >

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You’ve got mail.

Last week, your copy of R. Crusoe & Son’s latest travel journal should have arrived in your mailbox. This idea book is filled with suggestions for destinations all over the globe.

We offer Custom Journeys created just for you and yours—no preset departure date, no going places based on other travelers’ wish lists. These adventures ... Read More >

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Delight Down Under.

There are all sorts of reasons to travel. If you like to take to the road to appease the hotel connoisseur in you, allow us to introduce you to three absolutely knock-out properties in Australia.

Oh—and while you’re there, there’s some pretty great sightseeing, too. (Remember:  When it’s icy cold and gray at home, ... Read More >

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Delectable Vietnam.

Earlier this year, we ran a Hosted Journey to Vietnam, and Chef Thai Dang of HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen in Chicago joined us on a sweep through his homeland. That culinary and cultural tour in Vietnam was such a hit—and had such a long waiting list—that we’ve decided to do it again in 2020.

Consider ... Read More >

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It’s a family affair.

Time to take the family (extended or otherwise) abroad. R. Crusoe & Son has been creating journeys for families for years, and we do so with an eye toward ensuring quality time and unusual experiences for adults and children alike.

R. Crusoe recently sent the D. family on an exploration of Norway.

Ready to fall ... Read More >

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