Veronica Matheson

member for over 7 years

Member Since:
Nov 2009

Australian-based food,/wine/travel writer with major focus on international ocean/river cruising. Published in newspapers, magazines and online, with weekly post on australiancruisingnews.com Regular reporter on Travel Writers Radio in Melbourne where she is occasional co-host. Former Melbourne Editor Australian Women's Weekly, Former Travel Editor Escape, and Past vice-president of the Australian Society of Travel Writers. 

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Published Articles (20)

Scott Graham of Silversea


Scott talks about the arrival of Silversea’s latest ship Silver Muse.

80 Dinners Around the World


Two well travelled food writers share info on the best places in the world where they have eaten.

Kangaroo Island: It’s Not All About the Wildlife


Exploring an island where the wildlife outnumbers the inhabitants.

I love my job


TV travel personality Catriona Rowntree talks about travel and passes on tips

Cruise industry\’s Steve Odell


Update on what happening on the cruise scene in 2017.

Ashley Palmer Watts, Heston’s Right Hand Chef Invents Vegemite Icecream – With Veronica Matheson


British chef Ashley Palmer-Watts is the right hand man of culinary wizard Heston Blumenthal, but for Australians Ashley is likely to become known as the man who invented a delicious […]

TERRIFIC PACIFIC


Cruising to South Pacific Islands

Sue Wallace on the World’s Greatest railway rides


A round up of many of the world’s great train journeys.

Scott Graham on Silversea


Scott Graham talks about Silver Muse, the latest addition to the fleet.

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT


Cruise ship passengers are spoiled for choice with Broadway style shows on board at night.

Flight Centre’s Darren Wright on 2017 travel trends


Info on travel trends in 2017

Celebrity chefs on cruise ships


A look at the world’s cruise fleets and the names of celebrity chefs that are linked with them.

Paddlewheeling along the Mighty Murray


A springtime cruise along the River Murray which is Australia’s longest River, where bird life is prolific. The host was Captain Cook Cruises to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the […]

OFF TO CUBA


The recent death of former Cuban president Fidel Castro has seen a rise in tourism to the Caribbean island which has now been added to the itineraries of most international […]

Author Liz Posmyk talks about Hungarian food with Veronica Matheson


Liz Posmyk started writing a book about the hardships her family endured before settling in Canberra as Hungarian migrants after the 1956 uprising in their homeland. But Liz’s book The […]

Myanmar’s Strand Hotel reopening in Yangon


Myanmar has been named by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 countries to visit in 2017. Veronica Matheson speaks with Olivier Trinquand , vice-president of the historic Stand […]

DUAL ROLE


New and already in demand, Aranui 5 carries passengers and freight on destination-rich-itineraries in Tahiti.

XMAS AFLOAT


Run away to sea by taking a cruise and leaving the stress of preparing for Xmas to the talented staff on a cruise ship. And on the big day there […]

Tony Muia’s pizza tour of Brooklyn


• Roving reporter Veronica Matheson is just back from New York where she undertook a foodie tour called a slice of Brooklyn, which was basically a very interesting pizza tour […]

Gary Crittenden legendary winemaker speaks to Veronica Matheson


Gary Crittenden, a pioneer of winemaking on the Mornington Peninsula is officially a |”legend” in Victorian winemaking. He speaks to Veronica Matheson about the history of Mornington Peninsula wines and […]