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Category: Culinary Vacations

A Christmas Invitation leads to a great souvenir…Come along to Ireland and we’ll share a pint…my latest Daily Meal article has been published.

A Christmas Invitation leads to a great souvenir…Come along to Ireland and we’ll share a pint…my latest Daily Meal article has been published.

There’s a 200th Birthday Party in Ireland Dec 4, 2017 | 12:02 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer And you’re invited to the 200th Anniversary of the First Pint of Guiness to reach American shores. What’s more Irish than the potato?  How about a pint […]

The Daily Meal just published my latest Travel Story…Miami here I come…

The Daily Meal just published my latest Travel Story…Miami here I come…

An Argentine Chef Brings Uruguayan Cuisine to the Latin American Capital of Miami Nov 17, 2017 | 5:20 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Nano Crespo brings the best of South America to EAST, Miami For as long as he can remember, Nano Crespo has […]

Exploring an Island by Exploring its Food: Curaçao and Bonaire

Exploring an Island by Exploring its Food: Curaçao and Bonaire

It comes as no surprise that a cruise line like Celebrity Cruises which places such emphasis on the quality and  excellence of its culinary offerings would include Culinary Explorations in its shore excursions.  These extra-cost forays at its ports of call are selective. When Celebrity […]

My Travels:  What it’s really like on a Cruise Ship with 2849 other passengers and me

My Travels: What it’s really like on a Cruise Ship with 2849 other passengers and me

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 […]

My Latest Article in The Daily Meal has just been published…Come along on my Rhone Cruise on Emerald Waterways

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 […]

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 […]

My review of Viking Star and her Food has just appeared on The Daily Meal. Enjoy!

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 […]

My story on the Oldest Restaurant in Germany has just been published by The Daily Meal.

HOME/TRAVEL/CULINARY VACATIONS The Restaurant in Regensburg, Germany, You Must Travel For Don’t miss the bratwurst in this city by the Danube River 0 July 24, 2015 | 05:09 PM  By Monte Mathews, Special Contributor          Monte Matthews This wurst is the best. There are […]