Susan Breslow Sardone

Susan Breslow Sardone was a contributing writer for The Spruce. She covers weddings with a specialized interest in honeymoons and romantic getaways. She has also authored two books on wedding topics. 

  • 15+ years experience of editing and writing on weddings and other lifestyle topics
  • Served as president of the elite New York Travel Writers Association from 2015-2017 and is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers Editors' Council.


A widely published travel journalist, Susan's assignments have led her from Alaska to Zimbabwe. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Departures, and other major magazines as well as on CNN Travel. In the nascent days of the web, she was the “Getaway Guru” monthly travel columnist for Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine. As the former marketing director of New York Magazine, she originated its highly successful "City Weddings and Honeymoons" sections, which the magazine spun off as a standalone publication. To inspire other writers, she has taught at the City University of New York and New York University.


Susan holds a Master of Arts degree in Journalism. She attended Northwestern University and graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts in English. More recently she studied multimedia technology at New York University.

Awards and Publications

  • Her work was called "Best of the Web in Romantic Travel" by and The Week
  • Authored "Destination Weddings For Dummies" 
  • Co-authored "The Complete Guide to Vow Renewals"

Expertise: Weddings
Education: Northwestern University

About The Spruce

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