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Bhutan’s top archer? A woman.

Archery is Bhutan’s national sport. The country has participated in the Summer Games since 1984, invited to compete under the “universality invitation” awarded to small or developing nations to ensure diversity at the games.

For the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo, Bhutan will—for the first time—have an archer competing on merit alone.

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Be a sport.

Here’s a timely reminder. Two outstanding sports events are just around the corner: the 2020 Monaco Grand Prix (21-25 May) and the Wimbledon Championships (29 June-12 July).

Remember that R. Crusoe & Son’s travel partner, Roadtrips, stands at the ready to create custom VIP package to these and other great sports events around the world. If ... 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?

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Here comes the Super Bowl.

It’s just around the corner: Super Bowl LIV will be played in Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on February 2, 2020. Miami will become the first city to host the event a whopping 11 times. Not a surprise, since the city is a popular travel destination and is sure to provide an incredible Super ... Read More >

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Tokyo Games: just around the corner.

Here’s a timely reminder: the Summer Games will be held in July and August 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. Remember that R. Crusoe & Son’s travel partner, Roadtrips, creates bespoke tours to the world’s great sports events including the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. If you’d like to attend, give us a call, and we can connect ... Read More >

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(Way) beyond customer service.

In 2013, when Japan made a final bid for the 2020 World Games, many non-Japanese speakers first heard the word “omotenashi.” According to the Japan Times, “Omotenashi is hard to define, but Japanese use it to describe what they believe is their unique approach to hospitality. It involves the subjugation of self in service ... Read More >

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Aim high: 2020 Summer Games

You probably know that the Summer Games will be held in July and August 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. But did you know that R. Crusoe & Son’s travel partner, Roadtrips, offers bespoke tours to the world’s great sports events? Among them, of course, is the 2020 Summer Games. If you’d like to attend the Games, ... Read More >

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You’ve got mail.

Next week, check your mailbox for the latest travel brochure from R. Crusoe & Son.

What’s new? R. Crusoe has joined forces with Roadtrips, luxury sports events specialists, to take you to incredible world-class races, matches, and games in the utmost style.

Together, our team of experts can fulfill your dream, say, of an insider’s view of the ... Read More >

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18 Jan 2017
Posted in Culture, Sporting Events, Tidbits & trivia

Playing footsie.

We can’t guarantee it’ll ever make its way onto the list of bona fide Olympic sports, but there’s a popular, traditional pastime in Vietnam you should know about: da cau, foot shuttlecock.

In da cau, players keep a heavily weighted shuttlecock in the air with their bodies—primarily their feet—and without using their hands. ... Read More >

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