Lido Deck Test Kitchen: Oceania’s Chocolate Bread Pudding

Oceania Cruises takes food seriously. It’s the at-sea home of mega-chef Jacques Pepin, and its ships feature floating culinary studios where cruise travelers can receive hands-on cooking lessons from master chefs. The line’s focus on dining is also evident in its “Taste the World” cookbook, a hefty hardcover collection of vignettes from shipboard kitchens, glossy […]

Extreme Couponing: Cruising for a Bargain

How far would you go to save an extra $500 for a cruise vacation? I asked myself that question after watching a recent episode of TLC’s hot new series, “Extreme Couponing.” On the show, participant Tammilee Tillison’s husband chose a Northern Europe cruise for his birthday trip — some $500 over the household’s vacation budget. […]

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