Chrissie Long A travel writer who contributed multiple articles to TripSavvy on Costa Rica travelA former resident of San José, Costa RicaContributor to "Frommer's Costa Rica" and "Exploring Costa Rica" Experience Chrissie Long is a former writer with TripSavvy. She is an award-winning freelance writer who lived for some time in San José, Costa Rica where she covered politics, business, and travel for a variety of U.S.-based magazines and newspapers. Her work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Miami Herald, Latin Trade Magazine, and the Catholic News Service.Chrissie has also served as the political/health/education reporter for the English-language weekly, The Tico Times. For this publication, she filed stories on the Honduras mediation process, the 2010 presidential election, and the tourism industry. She has contributed to "Frommer’s Costa Rica," "Exploring Costa Rica," and several travel-related websites. Education Chrissie received a degree in history and journalism from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. About TripSavvy and Dotdash TripSavvy, a Dotdash 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.