Gwen Pratesi

Gwen Pratesi is a James Beard Foundation Award Finalist in Journalism and award-winning travel writer. She is the author and owner of with her husband, coauthor of Southern Heat, and co-owner of On the Road Culinary Adventures, a culinary travel business. She is a contributor to the Travel section of U.S. News & World Report and freelances for other publications including USA TODAY, Cruise Critic, 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, highly regarded chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, wine and spirits producers, and culinary artisans. She and her husband traded in big city life in Atlanta for shorts and flip-flops on Fernandina Beach, Florida. They are enjoying the coastal lifestyle with their Tibetan Terrier, Rhythm.

Posts by Gwen Pratesi

Reviewing America’s Test Kitchen’s Cookbooks and a Recipe for Slow-Cooker Homey Chicken Stew

Kounter - Rock Hill, South Carolina

Kounter Restaurant – Serving up a Slice of Civil Rights History

Best Travel Accessories for 2021

St. Louis-Style BBQ Pork Steaks Paired with J Vineyards & Winery’s Sparkling Wines

Elevated Burgers Paired with Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignons

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

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