On Monday, I sailed from the World’s largest cruise ship port, Miami, aboard a 121,878 ton Cruise Ship. Large? Hardly. It is dwarfed by 40 other ships as the Cruise World expands, regularly building ships over twice this size. Launched just 8 years ago, it […]
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My Latest Article in The Daily Meal has just been published…Come along on my Rhone Cruise on Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways takes to the Rhône With a Top Chef on Board Jun 20, 2017 | 4:26 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Chef Fabien Morreale has created a special meal for the passengers of these ships. Glen and Karen Moroney The Australian Company Scenic […]
My Article on my latest Viking River Cruise has been published. This is my expanded post on #myvikingstory: 10 Days on Viking’s Rhine River Getaway. Part One
The focus of The Daily Meal, is, of course, food. And so everything I write for them is about Food Events, Wine Touring and Culinary Travel. I’m proud of my work and have acquired quite a portfolio of stories. But many of my trips are […]
Last Thursday’s post about the first five days of my Rhine River Getaway, brought news from many of my fellow passengers and I was so glad to hear from them. To me travel has always been about meeting people, making fresh discoveries together, learning, absorbing […]
Come along for a Cooking Class at Sea and take home recipes for Lobster Cakes and Coconut Profiteroles! My latest article for The Daily Meal has arrived!
Learn to Cook Like Viking Ocean Cruises’ Chef While on Board Jan 6, 2017 | 4:54 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Viking Ocean Cruises’ hands-on cooking classes beat the competition, hands down. A Hands-on Approach is key to Viking Ocean’s Cooking Classes. Photo by […]
On Viking Ocean Cruises, Mamsen’s Deli Serves Mum’s Recipes on Mum’s China Dec 9, 2016 | 4:49 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer For Viking CEO Torstein Hagen, perfection is in the details Torstein Hagen, chairman and CEO of Viking River Cruises, with 61 vessels […]
Come aboard and sample the Cuisine on the World’s # 1 Cruise Line. My latest article for The Daily Meal is here! Complete with a recipe for Seared Mahi Mahi from the Chef!
Cuisine on the World’s No. 1 Cruise Line By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Chef Anthony Mauboussin, Culinary Director of Viking Cruises, has a lot on his plate, including 42 new dishes this year alone. Chef Anthony Mauboussin in Viking Star’s Demo Kitchen The cruise world […]
Rise and Shine! It’s At Sea Day on Viking Sea’s Maiden Voyage Viking at Sea On Viking Star there was only one. On the Maiden Voyage of Viking Sea, there would be three of them but for us, just one. Sea Days. These port-less […]
The Daily Meal just published Day 4 of Viking Sea’s Maiden Voyage and here it is! Plus an authentic recipe for the National Dish of both Portugal and Brazil!
Chef Anthony Mauboussin in action aboard the Viking Sea. By Land and by Sea: Viking’s New ‘Kitchen Table’ Culinary Arts Program By Monte Mathews Staff Writer We set the scene for Viking Cruise’s new ‘Kitchen Table’ chef experience Since last year’s launch of its first […]
I was thrilled to be invited to participate in the Maiden Voyage of Viking Sea, sister ship to Viking Star, Viking Cruises ocean-going liners that have set a new standard in affordable luxury since their inception last year. I was even more delighted when […]
Viking River Cruises Take to the Oceans It’s hard to tell which is larger: the ship, the amount of dining options, or the value. Last May, I took Viking Tor from Budapest to Nurnberg For the past five years, Viking River Cruises has consistently […]
David, 500 year old hunk Initially, I’d signed up for a tour that took its participants into the countryside where we’d tour a winery and make ‘afternoon snacks’ called ‘marende’. Now I lived in Italy and have gone there several times afterwards and I […]
First glimpse of The World’s Best New Cruise Ship of 2015 Day 4 dawned rainy and the roof top breakfast room at the Hotel Cram was filled with unhappy tourists. I could not have cared less. Because from the rooftop, I could see the […]
My complete review of Viking River Cruises Romantic Danube has just been published by The Daily Meal!
HOME/TRAVEL On the Danube River with Viking River Cruises On this cruise, your next meal is right around the bend in the river 5 July 24, 2015 | 05:26 PM By Monte Mathews, Special Contributor Monte Mathews This cruise is one of the best ways to […]