Melissa Kravitz
Melissa Kravitz

Melissa Kravitz is a contributor for Mic. Her work has appeared on Thrillist, Mashable, Elite Daily, Time Out, Refinery29, Gothamist, Racked and more.

Oct. 3, 2017

Where Whitney Cummings escapes to feel less overwhelmed by city life

Cummings describes this retreat as the Woodstock of LA, where the rescue horses roam and the cellular devices are rarely turned on.

Sept. 18, 2017

8 stunning places to see the best fall foliage

You have until late October for prime leaf peeping.
Sept. 16, 2017

How to deal with a friend who is rude to restaurant waitstaff

It's a delicate situation for everyone involved.
Sept. 15, 2017

10 meaningless phrases restaurants use on menus to justify high markups

Don't let a thesaurus determine your dinner.
Sept. 14, 2017

What to do, see and eat in Aarhus, the Danish city giving Copenhagen a run for its money

Three hours from Copenhagen, this cultural capital has colorful museums, delicious food and stunning architecture.
Sept. 13, 2017

Where to go apple-picking in the Northeast this fall

We won't judge if you're just going for the fresh apple cider donuts.

Sept. 12, 2017

Why you should visit Guatemala City, the best travel deal in Central America

Affordable, accessible and absolutely delicious — you'll want to visit this city before everyone else.
Sept. 7, 2017

The best coffee shop in all 50 states

Instead of giving in to that recognizable green mermaid, check out these beloved, independent favorites and caffeinate like a local.
Sept. 5, 2017

The best 11 beach towns to visit in the offseason

Here's why Nantucket, Lake Geneva and other sandy spots are better (and cheaper) after Labor Day.
Sept. 1, 2017

Rules of the Road: Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher talk travel before a cross-country trip

The comedians talked to us about what they're packing and the road trip snack they're addicted to.
Aug. 25, 2017

The best times to book air travel for the winter holidays

Kayak provided exclusive booking data based on where you're traveling to and from.

Aug. 23, 2017

Where Giada De Laurentiis shops in Rome for fancy pastas and little trinkets

Even this famed Italian chef can't resist the lure of pastas in bright colors.
Aug. 16, 2017

A brief history of how swan floats became the status symbol of the summer

According to search data, swans floats are on their way out, and unicorns are at an all-time high.
Aug. 15, 2017

To celebrate the total solar eclipse, this 73-year-old grandma is planning an epic family reunion

Claudia Tropila has been planning this multi-generational trip to Casper, Wyoming, since 2015.
Aug. 11, 2017

Why do hotels still put a Bible in the nightstand?

The practice started in the 1800s, but many argue it's no longer relevant today.
Aug. 10, 2017

When chef April Bloomfield wants to escape, she cooks tomato sauce. Here’s where she goes.

In her upstate New York respite, she also experiments with ramen broth, grills, and drinks local beer.

Aug. 8, 2017

A look inside Spain’s only ham museum — a worthy temple to the country’s most delicious export

Surprisingly, this Barcelona attraction is more than a cheesy tourist trap.
Aug. 3, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: What to pack for this once-in-a-lifetime trip

Playing cards and binoculars are just two must-haves for the big day.
Aug. 2, 2017

Meet the chef who forages Dublin’s green parks, turning his finds into a donation-only supper club

Kevin Powell's flat is covered in jars of preserved food, dried herbs and funky kitchen tools — all of which he uses to create magnificent meals for those lucky enough to snag a reservation.
July 26, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse 2017: How to watch it online

If you can't make travel plans to see the eclipse, this is the next best thing.