R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog


Introducing the Pocket Poppet.

The women here at the R. Crusoe office, frequent travelers one and all, oohed and aahed when we got our hands on the Pocket Poppet, brainchild of Chicago’s very own Helen Tyler.

The Pocket Poppet is a high quality unique, packable, cozy cardigan that incorporates fashion-forward details—ruched sleeves, a ruched neckline, an open front drape—with practicality. ... Read More >

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20 Oct 2009
Posted in R. Crusoe recommends, Shopping

Agra, beyond the Taj Mahal

With a population of more than a billion, it’s no wonder that India shows you more of everything.

In the city of Agra, Kohinoor Jewellers is proof that this is so. Welcome to perhaps the best jewelry store in India, better even than the famed Gem Palace in Jaipur. Our favorite “gems” within the ... Read More >

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6 Oct 2009
Posted in Shopping, Travel tips & essentials

Shopping in Beijing

Expert Journey Advisor has a particular fondness for the Panjiayuan Antiques Market in central Beijing, not far from the Temple of Heaven. Its warren of stalls attracts both locals and tourists who come to collect, well, everything from hand-made paint brushes to acres of urns; from ancient scrolls to rooms full of decorator furnishings, from ... Read More >

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