Ariel Scotti

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 focusing her writing and editing on food and health and wellness 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

Latest from Ariel Scotti
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EEZ-Y Windproof Travel Umbrella
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Pipette Mineral Sunscreen SPF 50 Tout
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Jenni Kayne Home
This Celeb-approved Brand Has Everything You Need to Make Your Home Feel Like a Luxury Ranch Retreat
Sunday Beach Supply
Shoppers Love This 'High-quality' Australian Beach Brand — and T+L Readers Get an Exclusive Discount
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This Travel Bag Has Been My Go-to for Weekend Trips and Long-haul Flights for Years — and It's $43 Off
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This Robe Is So Plush, It Makes Me Feel Like I'm in a Luxury Hotel
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I Shop for a Living — and These Cashmere and Silk Pieces From Quince Are My New Favorite Wardrobe Staples
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This Best-selling Indoor Putting Green Makes a Great Gift for Golfers, and It's on Sale
Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Hammocks
Amazon's Best-selling Hammock Is 'One of the Best Gifts' Shoppers Have Ever Given, and Every Purchase Helps Plant a Tree
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Amazon's Best-selling Cozy Scarf Makes the Perfect Travel Wrap — and It's $11 Right Now
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Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Hammocks
Shoppers Say This Hammock Is the 'Best Purchase They've Made,' and It's Amazon's Deal of the Day
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