Chris Abell

Chris Abell

Lives In

Boston, MA


  • College of the Holy Cross (BA), Dartmouth College (MALS)


  • Travel

Chris Abell is the Senior Commerce Editor at TripSavvy. He has worked at travel companies large and small, including Travel + Leisure, where he was Editorial Producer, and walkli, where he was the cofounder and Director of Content. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and went on to receive his master's in creative writing from Dartmouth College. He joined TripSavvy in 2021 and lives in Boston with his family.


Chris has been a professional writer and editor for close to a decade, and he has worked in the travel industry for most of that time. He was Editorial Producer and Travel + Leisure, where we wrote and edited content, helped curate the website and newsletters, and assisted with web production. He later cofounded and served as Director of Content for travel startup walkli, which he helped grow into a revenue-driving business. He has also written for a variety of publications including The Points Guy, Thrillist, and more.


Chris attended College of the Holy Cross for his Bachelor of Arts and Dartmouth College for a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, with a focus on writing.

TripSavvy Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission

About TripSavvy and Dotdash

TripSavvy writers are on-the-ground experts — they speak the local language, know how to catch their city’s tram, train or bus, and definitely have tabs on the best of everything in town, from cocktail to kids’ menu. And since the world changes every day, your travel guide should, too. Our dedicated team of editors is regularly reviewing our library to perform updates on thousands of articles per month. If you see something that doesn’t seem up to date, please let us know by emailing us at

TripSavvy is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

Read more from Chris Abell