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Veronica Stoddart

Washington, DC
As seen in: Fox News, USA Today

Travel editor & content marketing consultant. Former travel editor-in-chief, USA TODAY. 100+ countries & counting. I love travel as a force 4 good in the world

Veronica Stoddart is USA TODAY's Editor in Chief for Travel, where she sets policy and oversees a staff of reporters, editors and freelance writers and columnists who produce travel content for the nation's largest newspaper, its travel website, and other digital products, reaching a combined daily audience of 6 million readers.

Previously she was the founding editor of Caribbean Travel & Life magazine, which she edited for 10 ...

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These popular tourist attractions may be the germiest places in the world — By Veronica Stoddart People have been rubbing and kissing special places around the world for centuries. They do it for good luck, virility, healing, or even the gift of gab. Or sometimes, just because they can't help themselves. But do any of them ever think about how unsanitary a place can be that countless others have pawed or slobbered on?

The 10 Most Extravagant Cruise Ship Suites — Enough space to toss a football. On-call butlers to fulfill your every whim. Private whirlpool tubs and exercise rooms. Nothing spells luxury at sea like a sumptuous suite. To identify the most over-the-top, deluxe suites afloat, we turned to Gene Sloan, editor of USA TODAY's Cruise Log and one of the nation's top cruise journalists, who has sailed on more than 100 ships.

Meet Chef Malcolm Lee — Chef Malcolm Lee talks about Singapore's traditional Peranakan cuisine with USA TODAY Travel Editor-in-Chief Veronica Stoddart. Singaporean chef Malcolm Lee is on a mission. At his one-and-a-half year-old Candlenut restaurant, he's doing his part to help preserve Singapore's unique Peranakan "grandmother" cuisine.

Live your 'Game of Thrones' fantasy in a rental castle — Calling all Stark, Tyrell and Lannister wannabes. You can live out your fantasies in real-life rental castles that resemble the five remaining Great Houses in the Seven Kingdoms. Just in time for Season Four of Game of Thrones, which airs on HBO on Sunday, you can rent one of these spectacular estates via

Lions and rhinos and zebras, oh my! — ETOSHA, NAMIBIA -- It's a velvety black night in Etosha National Park as a crowd congregates on a protected rise overlooking the Halali watering hole like worshipers in a cathedral. Eyes riveted on the shimmering pond - lit only by a canopy of stars and strategically placed spotlights - we wait in reverential silence.

Author Paul Theroux on his final African journey — Author Paul Theroux. (Photo: Courtesy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Author Paul Theroux, known for such travel classics as The Old Patagonian Express, The Great Railway Bazaar, and Dark Star Safari, has spent a lifetime famously chronicling his travels to some of the farthest reaches of the world.

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