Global Tourism Reporter
Rosie Spinks is the global tourism reporter for Skift. Prior to Skift, she was a lifestyle and travel reporter for Quartz. She is based in London. Before these staff positions, Rosie freelanced for six years, writing for UK and US publications including The Guardian, VICE, Quartz, NPR, Racked, The Wall Street Journal, Pacific Standard, GOOD, Lucky Peach, Roads & Kingdoms, Outside, Sierra, Marie Claire, Frommer’s, and many others. She’s reported stories from countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America and covered everything from Japanese YouTubers and east London Instagram models to street food in Vietnam and menstruation in Madagascar. Born in California to British parents, she graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in environmental studies.