Gwen Pratesi

Gwen Pratesi is a James Beard Foundation Award Finalist in Journalism and an award-winning travel writer. She is the author and owner of with her husband and a regular contributor to the Travel section of U.S. News & World Report. She also freelances for other publications including The Points Guy, USA TODAY, Cruise Critic, Travel + Leisure, Garden & Gun, Marriott Bonvoy Traveler, Reader's Digest, Forbes Travel Guide, Smarter Travel, TripAdvisor, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine and World Travel Magazine. Her work has also been featured on MSN, Yahoo!, Business Insider, and SheKnows. Gwen chronicles her love of international travel and experience as a professional home cook on, where she shares the stories of some of the world's most sought-after destinations and cruise lines, highly regarded chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, wine and spirits producers and culinary artisans. She and her husband are enjoying the coastal lifestyle in Florida with their Tibetan Terrier, Rhythm.

Posts by Gwen Pratesi

On board AmaLegro with AmaWaterways – Paris to Normandy, France

Kounter - Rock Hill, South Carolina

Kounter Restaurant – Serving up a Slice of Civil Rights History

Gwen and Riccardo at Bortolin Angelo's vineyards

A Visit to Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG – The Prosecco Superiore Region of Italy

Why Savannah, Georgia and the Perry Lane Hotel Should Be Your Next Southern Coastal Destination

Update on Pratesi Living – Our Move to Amelia Island, Florida

A Tropical and Wellness Getaway to Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba

Nights of Lights – St. Augustine, Florida

10th Annual Gourmet & Grapes at The Sanctuary – Kiawah Island, South Carolina

A Journey through Badlands National Park, South Dakota

A Stockholm City Walking Tour and Visit to the Vasa Museum – Stockholm, Sweden

How to Plan the Perfect Fall Getaway to Nantucket, Massachusetts

A Road Trip through Luther Country – Introduction and A Visit to Wittenberg, Germany

How to Plan Your Next Getaway to Asheville, North Carolina

Review of the Wolf Gourmet 4-Slice Toaster and Bread Knife and a Recipe for the Best French Toast

Viking River Cruise from Lyon to Avignon, France – The Land of Fine Wine and Cuisine

Pratesi Living Update

The TripAdvisor Luggage Collection

Staying in Period Style – The Inns, Hotels, and Country Manor Homes of South West England

How to Visit Universal Orlando Resort in Style – Orlando, FL

The Best Adult Experiences at Disney World – Orlando, FL

Using TripAdvisor to Plan Your Next Getaway & A Visit to Amelia Island, FL

Windstar Cruises – Cuisines & Cultures of Spain, Portugal & France

Bundle up and Head for the Winter Carnivals in Québec!

Visiting Western Montana – Where to Dine and Stay in Glacier Country – Part 2

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