R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog

10 Jan 2019
Posted in Architecture, Art, Culture, History, Theatre

Spotlight on Verona.

Verona, Italy, is a city of layers, where ancient Romans, medieval nobles, Venetian signori, Napoléon, and Austrian Hapsburgs have woven a rich tapestry of art, architecture, and much more. From its historic center to the banks of the Adige River, this is at once a bustling, modern northern Italian city and a living testament ... Read More >

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So Hvar, so good.

This year, Europe’s oldest public theater is scheduled to reopen on the sunny island of Hvar, Croatia.

The island of Hvar is full of historic sites. A newly-reopened 400-year-old public theater is just one of them. Croatia.

Way back in 1612, the Continent’s first public theater opened its doors on the main square of ... Read More >

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4 Mar 2014
Posted in History, R. Crusoe recommends, Theatre

The bard’s big (big) day.

William Shakespeare would have turned 450 years old this year. Surely a cause for celebration. We suggest you head over to London to participate in the year-long festivities. Here are some suggestions while you’re there:

Globe Theater: Originally opened in 1599, the theater marks Shakespeare’s birthday with a season of innovative new productions—Antony and Cleopatra, ... Read More >

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