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Nila Do Simon

Nila Do Simon is a freelance writer and editor who’s written for Marie Claire and The New York Times, and is the editor-in-chief of Venice magazine. After living in Rio de Janeiro and Philadelphia, swimming through ancient corals in Hundred Islands, Philippines, and running non-stop 24-hour races through the woods of Napa Valley and the Pacific Northwest, she finally settled in South Florida.

The Boca Raton

Sandwiched between a half-mile of private beachfront and an Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, this 200-acre spread is an elevated option from which to take in Florida’s famous sunshine and water activities.

12 Summer Travel Products That Are Sure to Sell Out, from Beach Totes to Packable Hats

Plus, Fendi swim goggles, a Cult Gaia x Funboy collab, and more.

12 Family Ski Trip Essentials, According to Parents Who Love to Ski

From gloves that won't go missing to snowball makers.

15 Swimsuit Brands to Shop Before Your Next Vacation

Update your summer uniform with suits from Everlane, Londre, and more.

Red Rooster Overtown

Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster sequel.

Boia De

A modern take on traditional Italian.


A Basque stunner in a museum setting.


Michael Beltran's inspiration and musings on a plate.

Stubborn Seed

How to Make the Most of Miami’s Coconut Grove 

A mix of bohemian style, Biscayne view—and just a little Miami flash.