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.

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…

12 Cool Products So You Can Tech The Halls This Holiday Season

By Kaitlin Cubria and Alexa Mellardo
The 2019 holiday season doesn't only signify the end of the year — it also marks the end of an era and the beginning of a new decade. Like with any fresh start, the year 2020 comes with the need for all-new technology. Fortunately for you (and…

12 Stocking Stuffers Under $60 Yule Want To Gift Everyone On Your List

By Kaitlin Cubria and Alexa Mellardo
After you're done shopping for big, expensive gifts for everyone on your list, splurging once more on stocking stuffers feels like the last thing you want to do. With so many names on your gift-giving list — your partner, your best friend, your…

12 Self-Care Gifts That'll Make Winter Workouts Less Frightful, More Delightful

By Kaitlin Cubria and Alexa Mellardo
Getting into the groove of a workout routine in the thick of winter doesn’t have to be a struggle. Although the weather outside may make you want to stay curled up in bed, with feel-good workout apparel, the proper gym bag accessories, and a…

These Black Friday Deals On Disney Beauty Products Are A Dream Come True

By Alexa Mellardo, Kelsi Zimmerman and Tina Kolokathis
No one celebrates the magic and spreads the joy of the holidays better than Disney, and the brand's Black Friday deals are no exception. This year, the best Disney beauty products on sale for Black Friday 2019 will have you feeling like you're in…

I Had A Xmas Staycation At This Dreamy Hotel & Felt Like I Was In 'Gossip Girl'

By Alexa Mellardo
On a chilly November day in New York City, there was no better way for me to treat myself than the “Winter Spectacular Stay Package" at the Refinery Hotel. I got to experience the lavish escape every Blair Waldorf should have with her Serena van der…

5 Weird Bodily Sensations You May Experience During A Workout

By Imani Brammer and Alexa Mellardo
Have you ever found yourself experiencing weird sensations all over your body during a workout? Aside from the usual burn of an intense gym session, you might notice your thighs have started to itch, you're not breathing normally, and you suddenly…

This Is How You're Actually Supposed To Clean Your Vagina

By Imani Brammer and Alexa Mellardo
When it comes to potential unfamiliar odors, extra moisture, and other issues that may occur in the vaginal area, it’s better to get answers on what’s going on sooner rather than later. As with anything else, there’s so much information out there…

5 Possible Reasons Why You Don't Feel Sore At All Anymore After Your Workout

By Georgina Berbari and Alexa Mellardo
For some reason, so many of us buy into the belief that feeling aggressively sore is the only indicator of an amazing, effective workout. Even after powering through what feels like a killer sweat sesh, once you wake up the next day not feeling sore…