R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog


1 irresistible offer.

Great news! Now that we’re less than a year away from our 2020 President’s Trip to Southern Africa, we’ve been able to negotiate better pricing. We’re passing that benefit along to you by reducing the tour price by $2,000 per person ($4,000 per couple).

The change doesn’t affect a single aspect of this unique and ... Read More >

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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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19 Sep 2019
Posted in Special Offers, Travel with us

The big thaw.

Speaking of cruising, we suggest you consider a winter getaway on the water. How about a cruise around the Caribbean—with sun, sandy beaches, historic sites, and ample time to relax?

To encourage you to get planning, here are two special offers:

By 30 September 2019, book a select Caribbean cruise departing November or December 2019 or ... 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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Japan: Your invitation.

If Japan is on your bucket list—or if you’d like to travel with Crusoe President Brett Cumberland by your side—dust off your passport. With this email, we invite you along on the President’s Trip: Japan Revealed. A Hosted Journey with Brett and his wife, Anna.

This 12-day tour departs March 31, 2020.

Along the way we ... Read More >

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Night owls, take note.

India’s tourism and culture minister has said that soon the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, will remain open after sunset for all interested visitors. As of now, access to the monument is restricted to daytime hours plus entry on only five nights each month—the night of the full moon and the two nights ... Read More >

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29 Aug 2019
Posted in Architecture, Art, Travel with us

Manueline style: a primer.

On a journey to Portugal, you’ll notice an architectural style that doesn’t quite fit those you’ve witnessed elsewhere. What you’re seeing is Manueline style, a 16th-century Portuguese architecture that melds late-Gothic elements with maritime themes and 15th-century Spanish Plateresque as well as Mudéjar, Italian, and Flemish flourishes.

The style, most popular from 1490 to 1520, ... Read More >

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Where the wild things are.

R. Crusoe President Brett Cumberland and his wife, Anna, invite you to join them in September 2020 on a President’s Trip: Delights of South Africa & the Namib Desert. Come experience three must-see highlights of Southern Africa: sophisticated Cape Town; Namibia’s wild desert; and, Sabi Sands, one of South Africa’s top game reserves, where ... Read More >

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14 Aug 2019
Posted in Special Offers, Travel with us

We have an Inca-link.

Is Peru and its spectacular Inca ruin, Machu Picchu, on your radar? If you’re trying to get there before the end of 2019, space is tight, but R. Crusoe has just the thing: limited access in October and November to rooms in our favorite, ideally located hotels in Lima, the Sacred Valley, at ... Read More >

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The clock is ticking.

Recently, Condé Nast Traveler posted an article entitled, “14 Places to Visit Before They Disappear.” That’s an attention-grabber if ever we saw one.

We’d like to share that list of amazing (and endangered) places you ought to consider visiting before, well, you know…

Great Barrier Reef, Australia Venice, Italy Glacier National Park, Montana Dead Sea (Israel, Jordan) Amazon River (Peru, ... Read More > Read More >

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