Put this March 2015 Azamara cruise on your bucket list: Kyle Stewart, co-owner of The Cultured Cup and certified tea specialist and Phil Krampetz, co-owner of The Cultured Cup have teamed up with star chef Sharon Hage and put together an amazing journey along The Spice Route.
The route takes in sacred Buddhist temples, rainforest preserves, beaches and bird-watching in Goa, shopping bazaars, and Bollywood energy of Mumbai.
“This cruise enables Sharon Hage and me to continue our nine-year history of exploring the connections among culture, cuisine, food, tea, and wine when she owned York Street,” Stewart says. “Sharon will conduct a tour of the Cochin spice markets, the trading center for all Indian spices and we’ll visit a spice plantation in Penang, Malaysia. I’ll conduct a tour of a Sri Lankan tea plantation in the shadow of the majestic Adam’s Peak Mountain and we’ll visit one of the world’s best tea shops in Singapore. Sharon and I will regularly provide on-ship afternoon teas & talks that reflect the changing cultures, cuisines and teas.”
Here’s a link to details. Call Debra Kerper for more details. All aboard.