R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog


Imagination, digitized.

We don’t normally tell our travelers what colors to wear on their journeys, but here’s an exception: When you visit the TeamLab Borderless digital art exhibit in Tokyo, be sure to wear white or light-colored clothing. Doing so will allow you to blend in with the moving digital art all around you. And ... Read More >

Read More >

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 >

Read More >

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 >

Read More >
20 Jun 2019
Posted in Food & Beverage, R. Crusoe recommends

Chile, with a side of tradition.

Did you know that Santiago, Chile, is in the midst of a food revolution? In 2006, Chef Rodolfo Guzmán, a native son, opened his first restaurant in the capital city. Today, that establishment, Boragó, is considered one of Latin America’s top restaurants.

It seems Guzmán set in motion a movement in the Santiaguinos food world ... Read More >

Read More >

Go native.

Though many of us appreciate the comforts of a Western-style hotel when we travel abroad, there’s a sound argument for choosing the local version of a great hotel. For one, staying in a traditional or historic property invites you to experience a bit of the culture and customs that surround you.

Two examples? In Morocco, ... Read More >

Read More >
18 Apr 2019
Posted in Archaeology, Literature, R. Crusoe recommends

Feeling bookish?

Is your stack of reading material on the nightstand getting low? If so, consider an interesting new book that’s just been published. Cities, by anthropologist and UCLA professor Monica L. Smith, takes an entertaining and enlightening look at the development of the world’s cities. Smith illustrates her points using personal archaeological fieldwork experiences in Egypt, ... Read More >

Read More >
21 Feb 2019
Posted in R. Crusoe recommends, Travel with us

Trending travel.

Who’s going where in 2019?

According to a recent report by the travel industry, Egypt, Morocco, Tanzania, and Colombia have surpassed Israel, Iceland, Portugal, and Vietnam as this year’s four fastest-growing journey destinations. And that reflects a shift among all of us world travelers—Baby Boomers, the Silent Generation, Gen Xers, and ... Read More >

Read More >

Budapest: Fine Art reimagined.

Don’t overlook Budapest’s outstanding Fine Arts Museum.

If you need a reason to get to Hungary this year (and there are plenty of them), we’ve got a doozy: After nearly four years of renovation, the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest has recently reopened. This museum, on Heroes’ Square, is an anchor of ... Read More >

Read More >

Living in Sintra.

Many travelers heading to Portugal put Pena Palace, in the town of Sintra, at the top of their “Must See” list. And while we agree that it shouldn’t be missed, there is another quite compelling reason to visit Sintra: Quinta da Regaliera. In fact, this is our favorite stop in town, and we wouldn’t ... Read More >

Read More >

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 >

Read More >

Be the first to hear about special offers, insider news, travel tips, and novel ideas around the globe. Sign up for R. Crusoe's weekly email updates: