Articles written by: Veronica Matheson

Veronica Matheson

Career journalist UK/Australia - newspapers, magazines, radio/TV. Melbourne Editor Australian Women's Weekly (6 years), Escape (News Ltd) travel editor (10 years). Editor australiancruisingnews,com and contributor to

A glimpse of the cruise ship Azamara Journey though the sails of an iconic windmill on the Greek island of Mykonos.
Chronological / Cruises / Destinations / Europe

In the Wake of the Greek Gods

Dazzling whitewashed houses cluster on steep cliffs, scarlet bougainvillea shades a maze of narrow cobble-stone lanes, and weary donkeys carry lazy tourists up steep paths from Santorini’s waterfront to the main town of Fira. On this Greek holiday island’s sun-kissed beaches bared bodies bake as the bluest of skies brighten […]

The Indian Pacific snakes through the Nullarbor Plain. Credit: 
Great Southern Rail.
Australia / Chronological / Destinations

One-Track Mind

Riding Australia’s Indian Pacific from Perth to Sydney is an opportunity to tick off another experience on the travel “bucket list,” as this is the continent’s longest train ride. It is also a top trip for rail buffs who may have ticked off the world’s longest, the Trans-Siberian train from Moscow to Vladivostok, which takes […]