2018 Primetime Emmy
& James Beard Award Winner
Alexa van Sickle
is an editor at Roads & Kingdoms. Her work has also appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Week, and in scholarly journals. (Her Scottish clan tartan is Keith.) Follow her on Twitter @the_joy_of_lex.
Launching the R&K Charleston city guide.
Launching the R&K guide to Edinburgh, from whisky to walking shortcuts.
Edinburgh’s Broughton Street has a famous chip shop. This is the other one.
A pub-and-food crawl from the Royal Mile to Broughton Street.
From Vikings to the Italians, from humble oats to luxurious smoked salmon, the food that makes Scotland’s capital.
Skip the rental car.
We sent a small R&K team to Russia as it geared up for the world’s biggest sports party. The result is a couple of seriously smart city guides to Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
Line up for Soviet-style donuts at Pyshechnaya.
Four hours and six blinis on Russia’s high-speed rail service.
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