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.

July 20, 2017

Forget the cruise — here’s why you should take a road trip through Alaska

This nine-day trip through the last frontier includes dogsledding, fried lasagna bites and ATV rides.

July 19, 2017

The best places to see this summer's rare and beautiful total solar eclipse

Plan to spend the two most exciting hours of the summer in these places along the path of totality.
July 13, 2017

What exactly do you get when you spend $12 on a pint of ice cream?

High-end ingredients, an intricate churning process and other factors may SOMETIMES justify the high cost of a fancy pint.
July 13, 2017

Even in the darkest days, Alaskans claim they're more obsessed with ice cream than any other state

Alaskans proudly claim that they eat the most ice cream per capita of any state.
July 11, 2017

A look inside the quirkiest ice cream shop in the world

Strawberry horseradish, herring and hot Cheez Doodle are just a sampling of the flavors at Max and MIna's in New York City.
July 10, 2017

The fascinating origin of lobster ice cream

People have been traveling for this New England mashup for nearly three decades.

July 5, 2017

Which popular shoes are the best for traveling? A podiatrist weighs in

Just because a shoe is comfortable doesn't mean it won't wreck your feet.
July 3, 2017

7 award-winning wines that cost $10 or less

Don't judge a wine by its price tag.
July 2, 2017

The best canned booze for every summer occasion

Whether you're having brunch al fresco or hanging out on a golden swan float, we have the best canned cocktails for you.
June 30, 2017

Why you should consider packing a rice cooker on your next trip

These frequent travelers don't go anywhere without their favorite cooking appliances.
June 30, 2017

When it comes to good hospitality, bathrooms are just as important as the food

"Every change we make serves to make our guests feel more comfortable."

June 28, 2017

Here's the cheapest way to travel for July 4th weekend

It's time for an affordable adventure.
June 27, 2017

The healthy eating habits you should adopt from Italians

Tasty tips from the healthiest country in the world — yes, pasta is recommended.
June 14, 2017

Here's where chef Dominique Crenn goes to dine al fresco

Plus, she shares who she'd invite over for a dream dinner party in her vacation oasis in Basque County.
June 13, 2017

11 food and travel magazines you need to know about

Print is alive — and it's beautiful.
June 7, 2017

These are the cheapest days to travel this summer

FYI: Traveling in August may get you the best deal.

June 2, 2017

How to pick the best meal when you RSVP to a wedding

There's a trick to deciding exactly what dinner to select as a wedding guest.
May 31, 2017

Forget Paris and Rome, this is where Europeans are traveling this year

Europeans are getting off the grid in Europe.
May 29, 2017

11 culinary retreats around the world for your next vacation

Here's where to have your own 'Master of None'-style cooking adventure.
May 26, 2017

Why traveling within the US could be cheaper than ever this summer

It's worth spending your vacation days on domestic travel this year.