Melissa Kravitz
Melissa Kravitz

Planning the big gay wedding I never dreamed of

I wasn't ever sure I wanted a wedding. But the further I stepped away from that white dress and tiered cake and first dance, the more I wanted it.

The presidential turkey pardoning is a cruel tradition — here’s what happens after the big day

The birds who have the honor of being pardoned are shampooed and dusted with baby powder "to make them glisten and get soft before meeting the president."

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.

8 stunning places to see the best fall foliage

You have until late October for prime leaf peeping.

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

It's a delicate situation for everyone involved.

10 meaningless phrases restaurants use on menus to justify high markups

Don't let a thesaurus determine your dinner.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.