Gwen Pratesi
Gwen Pratesi

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Gwen Pratesi
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Fernandina Beach


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About Me:
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 Forbes Travel Guide, Reader's Digest, USA TODAY,, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine, and World Travel Magazine. Her work has also been featured on MSN, Yahoo!, Business Insider, and 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 at Fernandina Beach, Florida. They are enjoying the coastal lifestyle with their new Tibetan Terrier, Rhythm.
Culinary and luxury travel
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NATJA - North American Travel Journalists Association, SATW - Society of American Travel Writers
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My Recent Work

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The Culinary Scene in Montreal
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Article 2 - Title:
72 Hours in Montreal
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Soaking Up the Sun and Surf in Naples, FL
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Getting High in Orlando - Part 1
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Exploring the Charlevoix Region in Quebec, Canada
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Where to Stay and Dine in Charlevoix
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72 Hours in Quebec City
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Exploring Grand Bahama Island
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The Emerging Culinary Scene and Culinary Fusion Expo 2015 on Grand Bahama Island
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Article 10 - Title:
Up-and-Coming Culinary Spots Across Virginia Worth Traveling For
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