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.

Join Hillary Clinton & More Female Leaders At Girls Inc.'s Virtual Fundraiser

By Alexa Mellardo
Grab your laptop and get excited, because you can have girl time with Hillary Clinton right in your own living room. (Virtually, of course.) From the comfort of your couch, you can celebrate and show up for the many female leaders who are making…

All Of The Fall Activities Across The US You Can Safely Enjoy Amid The Pandemic

By Kaitlin Cubria and Alexa Mellardo
When the days are crisp for hiking, evenings call for fire pits and s’mores, and weekends aren’t complete without wine slushies, you know it’s time to put on your cardigan and pull out your autumn bucket list. 'Tis the coziest time of year to enjoy…

This Cosmic ‘Birthdate Book’ Takes Your Horoscope To An Entirely New Galaxy

By Alexa Mellardo
If you read your horoscope on the reg, then you probably have a decent understanding of when your love life will be on fire, what Mercury in retrograde has in store for you, or if an exciting new career change is on the horizon. Now, you can learn…

42 'Emily In Paris'-Inspired Group Chat Names To Have With Your Camille & Mindy

By Alexa Mellardo
You and your besties have a few new obsessions this fall: chocolate croissants, chic neck scarves, and beautiful bouquets of pink roses. Basically, you wish each one of you was dressed from head to toe in fuchsia while snapping selfies in the Jardin…

Clever Captions For Your Pet's Costume When You Want To Get The Pawty Started

By Alexa Mellardo
Your pet is sweeter than a pumpkin spice latte. They have all the love in the world to give, and don't ask for much in return besides Milk Bones, cuddles, and your undivided attention when they're doing something ridiculously adorable (which is…

102 National & U.S State Parks To Visit For A Socially Distanced Summer Escape

By Alexa Mellardo
Even the most highly-anticipated vacation plans can change unexpectedly, and as we've all realized, this includes your entire 2020 summer itinerary. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic may have pressed pause on all of your pre-booked vacations, but…

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…