Photo: Jennifer Balcombe

Photo: Jennifer Balcombe

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. You can subscribe to her monthly newsletter here, follow her on Twitter at @rojospinks, and email her at rosiespinks@gmail.com. 

Prior to these staff jobs, Rosie freelanced for six years, writing for UK and US publications including The Guardian, VICE, The Pool, Quartz, NPR, Racked, The Wall Street Journal, Pacific StandardGOOD, Lucky Peach, Roads & Kingdoms, Outside, Sierra, Marie Claire, Frommer's, The Ecologist, and many others. She's reported stories from countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America and covered everything from Japanese YouTubers and international cruise ship safety, 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.