R. Crusoe Luxury Travel Blog
Once upon a time—in the year A.D. 951, to be exact—a bishop in France wanted to commemorate his thousand-mile trek back home from a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. He chose to build a small chapel, St. Michel d’Aiguilhe, atop a towering volcanic plug in the center of his town, Le Puy-en-Velay.
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The French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) spent 40 years creating his enchanting garden in the heart of Marrakech, Morocco. But it took Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé only one visit, in 1966, to fall in love with Majorelle Gardens. “We were seduced by this oasis where colors used by Matisse were mixed ... Read More >Read More >
30 Jan 2020Posted in Uncategorized
If you are a fan of the Renaissance painter Raphael, plan a visit to Italy ASAP. This year marks the 500th anniversary of his death at age 37, and a grand exhibition at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome marks his phenomenal accomplishments.
Warning: The exhibition closes on June 2. Don’t miss your chance.
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Is a visit to the Galápagos Archipelago on your bucket list? If so, we’ve got a tremendous deal to offer. Silversea, a favorite fleet of ours, has special cruise pricing just for our travelers.
By 28 February, 2020, book passage on a select 2020 Silversea cruise around the Galápagos, and enjoy either $2,000 or $3,000 ... Read More >Read More >
A recent study by the travel industry found that 25 percent of travelers waste as much as a full day of their vacations trying to figure out what to do once they reach their destinations. Another 25 percent of respondents spend more vacation time letting other people in their party choose the activities than ... Read More >Read More >
The New York Times has just come out with its annual “52 Places to Go.” This year, among the top 20 destinations are nine we adore. Have a look, then give us a call at 888-490-8046 (or email email@example.com) and let’s start planning.Read More >
When in the wonderful city of Budapest, Hungary, be sure to visit Matthias Church, originally called the Cathedral of St. Mary. It stands in the old Castle District, and its history stretches back to the 13th century.
We are particularly taken by the Loreto Chapel within and the story behind one of its most interesting ... Read More >Read More >
As you feisty travelers bid adieu to 2019 and welcome a new decade, your faithful friends at R. Crusoe & Son wish you all the best—at home and on the road. It’s 2020. Allow Crusoe travel experts to share our clear vision of out-of-this-world 2020 travel with you.
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