Alexandra Ilyashov

Alexandra Ilyashov Tripsavvy

Lives In

New York, New York


  • Northwestern University - Medill School of Journalism

Alexandra Ilyashov is an NYC-based (and -bred) freelance writer and editor writing about travel, wellness, design, and more.


  • Alexandra has written for Tripsavvy since 2021.
  • She has written for The Strategist, Saveur, InStyle, and more.
  • She graduated from Northwestern University.


Alexandra Ilyashov is an NYC-based (and -bred) freelance writer and editor. For over a decade, Alexandra has covered fashion, food, travel, wellness, and design in everything from trend features to how-to explainers to in-depth profiles to exhaustive shopping guides, for publications including The Strategist, Saveur, WSJ. Magazine, InStyle, Glamour, Domino, Eater, Fashionista, and Refinery29. Her hobbies include scouring antique stores and flea markets, perpetually eating or craving pizza, outdoor Zumba classes, long walks and ferry rides around Brooklyn with her fiance, early aughts karaoke, and binge-watching entire Real Housewives franchises. 


Alexandra attended Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Other Works:

TripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission

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TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.

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