Natalia Real

Natalia Real

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Natalia Real is a writer and Web developer who previously worked as a copyeditor, features editor, blogger, translator (EN-SP/SP-EN), and social media manager. She enjoys taking walks with her cuddly canine companion, being by the ocean, watching comedies, and consuming egregious amounts of chocolate. She hasn't eaten meat in 17 years, has been doing yoga for 7, and was probably an Amazon-wizard in a past life.

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