R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog


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?

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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.

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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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Letter from Vietnam

by Brett Cumberland, R. Crusoe Managing Director

My wife, Anna, and I have just returned from hosting a remarkable Crusoe journey in Vietnam. Our co-hosts were Chef Thai Dang of Chicago’s own HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen and his wife, mixologist-par-excellence Danielle.

The tour centered on Vietnam’s vastly varied culinary offerings, and we ate our way through the ... Read More >

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R. Crusoe in Vietnam.

This coming Monday, 10 February, Crusoe Managing Director Brett Cumberland and his wife, Anna, will be in Hanoi, Vietnam, to greet a small group of Crusoe travelers. They are joined by co-hosts Chef Thai Deng and his wife, Danielle, founders of HaiSous Vietnamese Kitchen.

Come follow this Hosted Journey through our posts on Facebook ... Read More >

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Small-screen travel.

Those of us who love world travel sometimes like to go—curl up, that is, on the couch with a good movie. We took a quick survey of the R. Crusoe staff to find out their favorite movies, those in which a European city or country figures prominently, almost as a main character. Below is our ... Read More >

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Hotel favorites.

Condé Nast Traveler has just published its “Best Hotels in the World: 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards.” The list—50 hotels long—includes, in its top 20, a number of R. Crusoe’s favorite properties.

Here they are:

La Mamounia. Marrakech, Morocco. Since 1923, La Mamounia has does just about everything right while making guests feel like they’ve stumbled ... Read More > Read More >

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