About 

  • Rebecca Cairns is a writer for CNN International, based at the network's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong. She works with the global features team where she is responsible for producing digital content covering everything from sustainability to tech innovation.

    Before joining CNN in 2020, Cairns worked for Hong Kong Tatler and Compare Retreats Magazine, writing across luxury lifestyle topics, wellness and travel. Her work has also appeared in publications such as Travel+Leisure, Fodor's Travel Guide, Insider, Lifestyle Asia, The Culture Trip, Time Out, Matador Network, and Crave Magazine.

    Cairns is originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, and studied English Literature at the University of St Andrews.