Rosie J. Spinks

Rosie J. Spinks


How Can I Get Out of an Airbnb Rental?

Moments after checking into an Airbnb in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, I realized there were problems. A loud construction project obstructed the front door, the bed had been left with obviously soiled...

Rosie J. Spinks
Jun 9, 2015

You Need to Workout While You Work

Your workout shouldn’t end when you get to the office. A recent study in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine found that “prolonged sedentary time was independently associated with deleterious...

Rosie J. Spinks
Apr 16, 2015

Gear to Transform How You Travel

Unless you're a backpacker studying abroad, life on the road entails more than just throwing a pair of underwear and a fleece into a ragged duffle.

Rosie J. Spinks
Sep 8, 2014

How to Run in a Foreign Land

Figuring out how to run safely and successfully in unfamiliar terrain is an art form cultivated with practice and a generous dose of street smarts. You can do better than traveling to another country...

Rosie J. Spinks
Jul 8, 2014

Running in the City of Light

Paris is a city known for many things—its architecture, its fromage, its lovers—but exercise is decidedly not one of them.

Rosie J. Spinks
Jun 26, 2014

5 Routes to Run Through London

Blame the weather, the color of the Thames, or the historical moniker of “The Big Smoke,” but London doesn’t always have the best reputation when it comes to the great outdoors. In reality though,...

Rosie J. Spinks
Jun 16, 2014

Fitness in the Age of the Selfie

A #fitness selfie now qualifies as a training tool. Go ahead and be vain. You probably think this story's about you, don't you?

Rosie J. Spinks
Jun 5, 2014

The Female Runner’s Conundrum

Street harassment will ruin a perfectly good jog, and most female runners have experienced this before. So what are we going to do about it?

Rosie J. Spinks
May 13, 2014