Ariel Scotti is a lifestyle journalist with more than six years of writing and editing experience. She has been with Dotdash Meredith since 2021 and is currently an e-commerce partnerships editor and strategist, working across brands including Food & Wine, Real Simple, InStyle, and Travel + Leisure. Ariel first honed her skills at the New York Daily News, where she worked as a digital producer and breaking news and lifestyle reporter. She then spent the next three years of her career writing and editing food, health, and wellness content for PureWow, InsideHook, and RealClearLife. She's also freelanced for Home52, Martha Stewart Living, Forbes, WeightWatchers, and more. An avid home cook, reader, and skin care enthusiast, Ariel has made her professional areas of expertise her real-life passions.

• 6+ years as a writer and editor in the lifestyle space
• 4+ years specializing in SEO
• Received a bachelor's degree from Queens College
• Received a master’s degree in journalism from New York University

About Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is a top travel media brand with a mission to inform and inspire passionate travelers. Our expert team includes a network of hundreds of writers and photographers across the globe, all providing a local eye on the best places to stay, eat, and explore. We reach an audience that takes 76 million round trips annually, offering valuable travel tips, ideas and inspiration, and products you need to get you to your destination — whether it’s a small town or big city, beach or lake, national park or theme park, road trip, cruise, or long-haul flight, and everything in between. Learn more about us and our editorial process

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