Alexa Mellardo

Bio

Alexa Mellardo is Elite Daily's Lifestyle Editor, where she manages Elite Daily's travel, social media, holiday, experiences content... and more. She also manages Elite Daily's "Why Am I Like This?" series. Prior to Elite Daily, Alexa was a contributing writer for Boston lifestyle magazine, Scene Magazine, where she wrote travel spreads and lifestyle features. She was also the Boston Editor and NYC First Course Editor at Joonbug.com. Additionally, her bylines have appeared in Her Campus, College Fashionista, and Santa Cristina Winery. She earned her Bachelor's of Science degree in journalism from Suffolk University in Boston. Even though Alexa is pretty much on social media 24/7 keeping up with the latest and greatest travel trends, she also loves photography, baking, yoga, Starbucks, the beach, her two pups, and is a classic car fanatic. You can follow Alexa on Twitter and Instagram at @AlexaMellardo.

29 Must-Have Home Goods For Summer That'll Instantly Upgrade Your Time At Home

By Alexa Mellardo
The sun-filled summer travel plans you spent all winter fantasizing about are on hold indefinitely and heading to the beach for the weekend or to a cute, coastal destination isn't an option for much of the country. Due to the ongoing coronavirus…

Mia Caine's Favorite Quarantine Recipes Include These NSFW Tacos

By Alexa Mellardo
Trading in your early-morning workout for a leisurely yoga flow at home can be a refreshing change of pace. With so much of the world currently in a state of upheaval amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, take a cue from wellness blogger Mia…

Remi Ishizuka's New Quarantine Hobby Is Taking A Mustard Bath

By Alexa Mellardo
If your daily workout routine can use an upgrade, fitness blogger Remi Ishizuka is all the motivation you need to get up and moving. This workout queen serves as her fans' daily dose of 'fitspo, but it doesn't hurt that her IG feed is also filled…

Social Influencer Lucy Tranou's Travel Bucket List Is A Total Mood

By Alexa Mellardo
Vibrant hues of turquoise, sherbet orange, and fuchsia melt across Lucy Tranou's Instagram feed. Her snapshots from the Greek Islands, the Taj Mahal, Marrakech, and Italy look straight out of a watercolor painting captured at sunset. It's obvious…

Travel Lifestyle Blogger Christine Tran Ferguson Spills Her IG Photo Secrets

By Alexa Mellardo
If looking at pictures of your fave boba tea shops and cafés and their envy-inducing selections of matcha drinks is how you're getting through quarantine these days, allow me to introduce you to travel and lifestyle blogger Christine Tran Ferguson.…

Travel Blogger Ciara Johnson Will Keep Your Wanderlust Dreams Alive RN

By Alexa Mellardo
There are tons of influencers whose adventures make you want to drop everything and head to the airport before you can even double tap the photo. But when you want attainable adventures, packing hacks, and the hot tea on which destinations are…

Jess Clarke's Quarantine Dream Day Includes Pancakes & Wine

By Alexa Mellardo
Loyal fans of SweatNET Nashville and SweatNET Denver's Jessica Clarke know she never stops keeping it real on Instagram when it comes to her relationships, her wellness routine, and her lifestyle. Following Clarke's recent engagement to The…

Francis Lola Is Going Full-Out When It Comes To Karaoke

By Alexa Mellardo
If you have an Instagram account, then you've more than likely saved one of Francis Lola's gorgeously curated Instagram pictures as inspiration for your next trip. A full-time influencer, Lola's Instagram feed is home to all the dreamy travel,…

What Your Dreams Say About Your Love Life, According To Experts

By Lauren Martin and Alexa Mellardo
Sometime in the midst of sleep, you may dream about your significant other, coworker, or someone you’ve been talking to on Bumble. It might be a dreamy, enjoyable, or even chaotic scene playing out in your head, like your wedding day, a lavish…

A BFF Trip To San Luis Obispo, California For $1,000

By Alexa Mellardo
Traveling to new places is one of the most exciting experiences you can take part in. But all the prep work it takes beforehand? Exhausting. Between trying to pack in tons of activities that work for you (and whomever you may be traveling with) and…

A Vacay With Your SO To Prince Edward Island For Less Than $2,000

By Alexa Mellardo
Traveling to new places is one of the most exciting experiences you can take part in. But all the prep work it takes beforehand? Exhausting. Between trying to pack in tons of activities that work for you (and whomever you may be traveling with) and…

Here’s What Being Bloated After A Weekend Is Caused By

By Michelle Cady and Alexa Mellardo
While you may enjoy happy hour, pizza dates, and brunch plans with the crew — as you should — there are a few key culprits that can contribute to you feeling bloated after a couple fun-filled days. Elite Daily spoke with nutrition, fitness, and…

If You Blinked, You Might’ve Missed Charli D’Amelio’s Cameo In This Super Bowl Ad

By Alexa Mellardo
Super Bowl Sunday is officially here, and touching down your pita chip into a bowl of hummus has never been more on trend. That's because TikTok star Charli D'Amelio is in Sabra Hummus' 2020 Super Bowl commercial, along with retired NFL quarterback…

Jason Momoa Looks Both Hilarious & Creepy In This New Super Bowl Ad

By Alexa Mellardo
Leading up to Super Bowl Sunday, you probably swooned over the hilarious clips Jason Momoa teased on Instagram... in a bathtub. In one of them, the star looks at himself in the mirror and says, "But you’ve never seen Jason Momoa like this." In…

Beyoncé Is At The Super Bowl & I NEED A Surprise Performance

By Alexa Mellardo
This Sunday, Feb. 2, marks the biggest game of the football season, and you're probably anticipating the star-studded appearances that'll grace the stadium while you fill up your plate with buffalo chicken dip. To kick things off, Queen B has…

You Have To See The Neckline On Priyanka Chopra's Grammys Dress

By Alexa Mellardo
Stars are flocking the Grammys red carpet with iconic 'fits, and all that glitters can certainly be spotted on Priyanka Chopra's 2020 Grammys dress. The white gown features so many details that make the full dress come full circle, including…

Nikita Dragun's Grammys Dress Is SUPER Sheer & Covered In Jewels

By Alexa Mellardo
Glam looks and fashion statements have been served on the Grammys red carpet, and Nikita Dragun's 2020 Grammys dress is certainly no exception. The sheer turtleneck gown is completely covered in jewels from the neckline all the way down to the…

I Had A Tropical Xmas Vacay In 1 Of 2020's Top Travel Spots & It Was Santastic

By Alexa Mellardo
On a particularly frigid NYC morning, I was more than ready to trade in snowflakes, 27 degrees, and hot cocoa for palm trees, 85 degrees, and piña coladas. As much as I enjoy the chocolatey beverage, I was about to embark on my first tropical…

29 SantaCon Captions For All The Elves, Reindeer, & Grinches

By Alexa Mellardo
Once the holidays roll around, it truly becomes the most wonderful time of the year to sip mulled wine by the fire and deck the halls. Along with the holiday cheer, cookie swaps, Michael Bublé's Christmas album set on repeat, and wine bar hopping…

12 Fun Travel Gifts That'll Sleigh On The 'Gram & Beyond

By Kaitlin Cubria and Alexa Mellardo
’Tis the season for a luggage update. But when you’re an avid traveler who’s busy hopping on trains and catching flights, holiday shopping is likely the very last thing on your mind — regardless of whether you're looking to shop for yourself or for…