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Travel Inspiration: Essential Morocco

Travel Inspiration: Essential Morocco

Morocco intrigues, seduces, enthralls. We suggest you step back in time—drawing inspiration from our 11-day sample travel itinerary to Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, Volubilis, Meknes, and Marrakech. If you have more time, immerse yourself in the Sahara Desert. Spend some quality down time at Richard Branson’s Kasbah Tamadot in the Atlas Mountains. Consider a visit to [...]
Travel Inspiration: Egypt. Cairo and time on the Nile.

Travel Inspiration: Egypt. Cairo and time on the Nile.

Imagine this: the Great Pyramids at Giza, built before the wheel had been invented. The Avenue of the Sphinxes at Luxor Temple. The Cairo church where Mary, Joseph, and the infant Jesus paused to rest after fleeing from King Herod. Each visit on your Egyptian journey—Cairo, Giza, Memphis, Sakkara, the Nile, Luxor, and Aswan—opens a [...]
Travel Inspiration: New Zealand. A South Pacific Switzerland?

Travel Inspiration: New Zealand. A South Pacific Switzerland?

Did you know New Zealand was the last large habitable landmass to be settled by humans? Nestled in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, this island country is composed of two main chunks of terra firma conveniently named North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui) and South Island (Te Waipounamu). Along with the 700 smaller islands dotting the surrounding seas, the varied topography [...]
Travel Inspiration: Captain Cook’s Rediscovered Australia

Travel Inspiration: Captain Cook’s Rediscovered Australia

No matter how much Australia might resemble the last European country you’ve visited, this giant of an island-continent is worlds apart from anywhere else you’ve been. Here the seasons are reversed, trees shed their bark rather than their leaves, and strange beasts—not just kangaroos, but bandicoots, wombats, and Tasmanian devils—roam the mysterious terrain. But toss [...]
Travel Inspiration: Chile. South America’s Spine

Travel Inspiration: Chile. South America’s Spine

Discover the many faces of Chile—from its Andean peaks, its vibrant cities, its dramatic desert, and its Patagonian wonderland—icebergs, glaciers, guanacos, and all. During R. Crusoe's 14-day customizable Chile. South America's Spine travel itinerary, we explore Santiago, Viña del Mar, San Pedro de Atacama, and Torres del Paine. Begin in Santiago, Chile’s capital city and [...]
Travel Inspiration: Argentina and Brazil, Soul of South America

Travel Inspiration: Argentina and Brazil, Soul of South America

During R. Crusoe's 13-day customizable Argentina & Brazil: Soul of South America travel itinerary, we explore Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Iguazú Falls, & Rio de Janeiro. Begin in Buenos Aires, Paris of the South, founded on the Rio de la Plata in 1536 by Spanish explorer Pedro de Mendoza. The settlement was located in what is [...]
Travel Inspiration: Alaska’s Glacier Country

Travel Inspiration: Alaska’s Glacier Country

Join R. Crusoe & Son for a close examination of our 49th state aboard one of three quite exceptional yachts, the 22-passenger Safari Quest, the 36-passenger Safari Explorer, and the 88-passenger Safari Endeavour, members of the UnCruise Adventures fleet. Explore the Alaskan Panhandle— including Glacier Bay National Park—in utter style (think comfort that’s not at [...]
Travel Inspiration: Perusing Peru

Travel Inspiration: Perusing Peru

The Inca—master masons, worshippers of the sun, and rulers of Peru. That is, until one particularly heady conquistador rode into town and single-handedly wiped out an entire civilization. Today Peru, gentle South American republic, is a mix of ancient temples and Spanish colonialism. Except in Machu Picchu, where for four centuries or so Inca—and Inca [...]
Travel Inspiration: Romantic Amalfi Coast

Travel Inspiration: Romantic Amalfi Coast

Rome—where so many things began—or Naples are both perfect spots from which to launch into a sublime few days on the inimitable Amalfi Coast. During our 4-day Romantic Amalfi Coast itinerary, we explore Naples, Pompeii, Positano, Amalfi, and Capri. No matter the starting point, it’s essentially mandatory to visit the National Archaeological Museum of Naples [...]