R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog

 
5 Dec 2019
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Hot spots.

Experts from a variety of travel associations have weighed in on which destinations are already trending for Americans traveling in 2020. Here they are:

The United Kingdom. Could our Anglophilia get any more serious? What with the bombardment of all things UK on the American airwaves—from “The Crown” to “Fleabag”—it’s no wonder we’re smitten with Great ... Read More >

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5 Dec 2019
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The Taj Mahal is calling.

If you’ve ever toyed with the idea of a journey to India, this is the time to go. In September of this year, the Indian government reduced the tax on luxury hotel room tariffs by 10 percent, from 28 to 18 percent. That translates to substantial savings for you.

Speaking of hotels, we should ... Read More >

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26 Nov 2019
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Stop. Look. Listen. Love.

We know, we know—in this weekly email, we usually coax you off your couch, out the door, and onto the road. That’s because, just like all of us, you love to travel.

But come the holidays—with Thanksgiving at the top of that list—we urge you to get where you’re going, and stay put. If you’re hosting ... Read More >

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21 Nov 2019
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A day (or two) at the races.

Here’s a timely reminder: the 2020 Kentucky Derby is just around the corner. It will be held at Louisville’s Churchill Downs from April 30 to May 3. Remember that R. Crusoe & Son’s travel partner, Roadtrips, stands at the ready to create custom VIP package to the world’s great sports events, including the Kentucky Derby. ... Read More >

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21 Nov 2019
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Vietnam’s Rice Bowl.

The mighty Mekong River begins in the Tibetan Plateau and winds through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. In Vietnam it empties, in the form of the Mekong Delta, into the South China Sea. Though seasonal water level variations and the presence of rapids and waterfalls make navigation of the Mekong difficult, the ... Read More >

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14 Nov 2019
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Austria: Fun Facts.

Next time you’re thinking about a visit to Europe, don’t overlook Austria, a country we love. Here are a few factoids for your next cocktail party.

Austria has one of the oldest national flags in the world. When flown by citizens, it has three horizontal stripes—red, white, and red. When flown by the government, ... Read More > Read More >
14 Nov 2019
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Springtime in Paris.

There are many reasons to visit Paris in April, May, or early June. Perhaps the most compelling is the reduction of crowds at sites around town.

But think beyond that…

Spring brings fragrant blossoms to the capital’s fabulous parks, from the Luxembourg Gardens and the Tuileries to the Bois de Boulogne and beyond. The warmer days ... Read More > Read More >
17 Oct 2019
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Streets alive!

How much do you know about urban street art?

Contemporary street art is both graffiti and more conventional works created on the urban streets and on building facades of many cities.

Lisbon, Portugal, is one such city, and it’s made a name for itself in the alternative art world with mammoth street art projects backed by a ... Read More >

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12 Sep 2019
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Port of plenty.

Last month, Travel + Leisure published its annual “50 Best Places to Travel” list. Among the destinations was the delightful city of Hoi An, Vietnam, where we’ve been sending savvy travelers for decades. It’s a spot we return to time and again, and it’s easy to see why.

Travel + Leisure takes many things ... 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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