Natalie Rastello

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The Food Lover's Cleanse 2015 Philosophy + Day 2 Menu

Here's the menu for The Food Lover's Cleanse Day 2. Plus, some thoughts on why the heck it's worth doing this anyway!<p>You’ve tackled your first full day of the Food Lover’s Cleanse…and you’re still standing! Hopefully you’re standing in your kitchen preparing your next gorgeous, energizing, and …

Healthy Eating

How to Have the Healthiest Day of Your Life

Photo: Courtesy ELLE<p>Follow this hour-by-hour playbook to stay energized, organized, and focused all day, everyday.<p><b>6 a.m. Sleep a little longer</b>"Getting enough quality shut-eye affects not only your metabolism but also the quality of your day," says registered dietitian Laura Cipullo, author of</i> …

A Soccer Ball That Can Provide Power To Underdeveloped Villages

Soccer may be the world’s most popular sport, and even in America, where other sports have dominated, we’re seeing an increase in fans, players, and sponsor interest. Uncharted Play, a tech startup dedicated to creating products that create renewable energy, wants to harness that kinetic energy to …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to tasting Chianti in Italy's Tuscany region, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

British Museum

The 25 Best Hotels In Europe

To find the best of the best we aggregated rankings among reputable travel sources, including Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual Reader's Choice Awards), TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels In The World (part of its annual …

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

Caminito Del Rey: Spain's Most Dangerous Hike

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my Disclosure.<p>The Caminito del Rey in El Chorro Canyon<p>El Chorro, Spain<p>Balancing precariously on a rusty …

9 Restaurants in Completely Unexpected Places

We love good food here at Condé Nast Traveler. But we can't lie—location matters, too. And there's no doubt we'd go out of our way to visit a restaurant in an an amazing and unexpected location—like the ocean floor, perhaps, or inside an ice castle...

Need a fabulous mojito recipe? Try these 9 luscious spins

Making a real mojito involves more than just mixing rum, sugar, mint and lime in a glass. It takes a little technique: You have to carefully muddle the fresh mint and lime to bring out their flavor. But don't over-muddle; four or five seconds will do. Still, an excellent mojito is easy to make once …

7 Tiny, Perfect European Towns You've Never Heard Of

Flying to Europe is incredibly cheap right now, so it's a perfect time to skip the continent's big-name destinations and visit the tiny towns that dot its countrysides. The most precious European towns may range in size from the super small (Bibury) to slightly bigger (Cesky Krumlov), but they all …

Seven events you have to see in May

From dancing in the streets in Spain to cheese rolling in England, here are seven incredible celebrations taking place around the world this month.

21 Travel Experiences You Must Have Once (And Only Once)

A few epic places on this Earth deserve a permanent, recurring role on your lifetime to-do list. Then there are overhyped places you should never, ever waste your time on in the first place.<p>Finally, there's a hybrid of the two: a "one and done" travel experience so epic and so awesome and so …

7 Jackets Every Fashionable Woman Should Own

Shop seven basic styles—from the trench to the boucle to le smoking—that are as timeless as they are chic.<p>Consider it the punctuation in personal style or the perfect end to many sartorial stories. The right jacket solves nearly all wardrobe conundrums and more often than not makes a look. Shop …

Spring Fling: 5 Date Ideas and What to Wear

Whether your love is in bloom or you need a fresh idea for a first meet-up, we're dressing you perfectly for these sweet occasions.<p>Whether your love is in bloom or you need a fresh idea for a first meet-up, we're dressing you perfectly for these sweet occasions.

10 quirkiest hotels in Latin America | CNN Travel

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Cinque Terre

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and learning, and there'll be lots of great new information to share.<p>I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've …

Italian Riviera

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories!<p>From impassable terrains to unstable political situations …

Red Sea

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

19 Places That Make Southeast Asia The Perfect Spot To Digital Detox

If the flocks of postgrad travelers in elephant print pants haven't told you already, Southeast Asia is having what we like to call "a moment."<p>And just because it definitely has its share of over-touristed sites, don't let the region fool you: there are some seriously stunning spots that are …

Is Nicaragua the Next Costa Rica?

In the first century of the new millennium, Panama became the new "in" nation in Central America. Fast forward to present day and there is a new Central American travel destination ready to take the crown of the next hot destination.<p>The Spanish Colonial City of Granada<p>I remember traveling to Costa …

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Two Friends Quit Their New York Jobs To Spend Seven Months Backpacking Across Asia

Over the course of their journey, Jennifer Diamond and Hilary Walke, both 26, made friends from around the world, hiked volcanoes, saw gorgeous scenery, and created unforgettable memories. In total, they visited 12 different countries in Asia.<p>They were just catching up on each other's lives when …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …